Portfolio Manager

  • Job category
    Banking and Finance
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$7000 - S$14000

Job Description

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

This Portfolio Manager role in Client Coverage and Corporate Finance Technology is within Credit Origination Portfolio. Manager position which is key to the Governance and Management as well as Reporting for the delivery of enhancements across portfolio which include core applications like CreditMate.

CreditMate is the global Credit origination system for Corporate, Institutional, Commercial and Financial Institutions clients. It provides an integrated platform for various workflows in the credit origination and approval process.


The Portfolio Manager will be accountable for all financials aspect of the portfolio which include the end to end support of all Procurement including validation of SOW, the Approvals process, Accruals and full tracking of payments to vendors/partners for services rendered which are submitted to finance team for processing once all internal validation are completed. Portfolio level reporting of financials across the Programme and Project is also performed with analysis on future cost to identify potential cost saves across projects for similar deliverables enabling some rationalisation opportunities across the portfolio and ensure we remain aligned to the approved budget.

Risk Management

The Portfolio Manager will be responsible for provide project risk management oversight to ensure alignment with the Client Journey Management Standards across all aspect with daily check-ins with the individual Project Managers to ensure quality of the of all submissions to committees and working groups, as well AED Baseline Change Request, Progress Reports and Closure Reports are of the expected quality.


The Portfolio Manager will be accountable for ensuring the timesheets are completed by all billable members of portfolio each month in timely manner before the stipulated deadline so ensure all resource know where to book their time is essential.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.

Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

Lead the Credit Origination Team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: [Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.] *

Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

CCIB Client Lifecycle Design & Management

Risk & Compliance Change Management

Our Ideal Candidate

Training/Qualifications in Tableau or Power BI Reporting

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint including MS Project

Worked in supporting and delivering of IT projects in Banking/Financial services

Consult with Programme Governance Head on Management of Location Strategy and Responsible for Headcount onboarding and offboarding across all resource types and locations

Responsible for Producing Management Reporting across different themes from Financials, People, Risk data using Data visualisation Tools (i.e. Tableau, SAS, Microsoft PowerBI).

Partnering with the NEW/HR Teams to ensure compliance of all Headcount

Responsible for Managing Project Financials such as forecast, accruals and actuals of several medium and large projects and Programmes through a full lifecycle using standard processes.

Validating Team Forecasting Completion Monthly

Filing Project Accruals Monthly

Resource Allocation & Timesheet Management for the portfolio

Forecast updates in conjunction with the Project Manager all costs are correctly updated

Monthly Portfolio Finance View (Budget vs Actuals to Date vs RYF vs Forecast)

Responsible for supporting the Department Head and Programme Governance Head with team wide responsibilities covering:

SOW Validation

SOW Reminders against expiry date

Leave Consolidation across portfolio

Management of payments to vendors/partners for services rendered against SoW which are submitted to finance team for processing once all internal validation are completed.

Manage Consolidate Team Project Resource Tracker to ensure all staff are billable each month

Manage Business Travel Requirements for Department Head & Tracking of Request from Team to ensure compliance with bank process

Experienced in managing programs or a portfolio of projects and with Project Managers with ability to multitask in a busy environment

Experience of working with onshore and offshore execution teams

Experience of stakeholder management and general governance processes involved in large project and Programme delivery and production of appropriate stakeholder packs and communications.

Strong Communication skills, both verbally and in written form at all levels of authority

Ability to forward look at portfolio data points and provide insight to enable efficient gains

Experience in identifying any potential hot spots to allow for proactive remediation and where required escalating in timely fashion to Management.

Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Knowledge and experience in financial and project management using the CA Clarity software

Knowledge and experience in using Confluence and JIRA product

Years of expereince - 4 years.

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages.

How to Apply

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Diversity & Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

Closing on 24 Apr 2021

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