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The Role Responsibilities
Lead the delivery of the Property Scorecard
Develop, implement and deliver country property strategies and strategic initiatives
Proactive engagements with business stakeholders and supply partners - deepen partnerships, influence with future focused, affordable and robust solutions
Lead the strategy to provide country business heads optimal property and Property related (H&S, Security etc.) solutions
Manage annual country Property budgets including capital projects budgets. Agree Country budgets with key stakeholders
Act as second line of assurance underpinning RCO's responsibilities
Represent Property in risk committees - FORTM, CORC. etc
Chair monthly FORTM meetings
Alignment with Group functional and specialist leads
Lead change management for transformation activities and hub innovation
Lead development of process, innovation, change
Leads definition and implementation of regional training/development needs
Leads and guides retained management organisation (includes Supplier Managers, Contract Managers and Operational Risk Managers) to ensure service provider is delivering to the agreed service level agreements and performance standards
Leads in country strategic management and decision-making on property related matters
In country lead the specific region and optimisation of regional and country specialisms (AM, PM, FM and others) applicable to the specific markets
Lead assurance testing on the retained teams both in the hub as well as the countries to provide evidence of compliance with the relevant group policies, procedures and standards
Lead and empower teams to ensure the country meets its respective agreed environmental targets
Responsibilities as a Property Risk Control Owner As Risk Control Owner (RCO) for Property Management, Safety and Security Management (including H&S regulations) in cluster, responsible under the Group Operational Risk Framework (ORF) for ensuring that the residual risks within the scope of Property responsibilities remain within appetite.
As Property Subject Matter Expert (under ORTF) for Safety & Security ensure all material risks are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored, reported and approved.
Ensure applicable external laws and regulations and internal policies, procedures and controls, are communicated, implemented and complied with
Monitor compliance with and effectiveness of the risk control environment
Monitor 'live' risk issues and events material to Group and verify whether appropriate management action is being taken to mitigate their impact
Advise governance bodies on key risks, the effectiveness of mitigates and controls, and alignment of residual risks with appetite
Ensure always the operations in the Hub and countries are audit ready
Note: the above mentioned second Line responsibilities are in addition to any First Line responsibilities that the Risk Control Owner may have as a line manager.
Our Ideal Candidate
Core capabilities Future Focus: Influence the team, supply partners, relationship owners and other stakeholders to delivery future focused solutions aligned to the needs of the Bank. Influencing Right Outcomes: Ability to influence wide range of country and regional stakeholders across businesses, functions, geographies and within Group Property People Management: Provide leadership and guidance to all teams ensure a robust talent pipeline build appropriate capability and capacity models across all markets, leveraging the supply partners. Managing Change Ensure the teams are fit and flexible, respond to dynamic business / economic environment. Role Modelling Lead by example, be courageous and drive the agenda. Take ownership. Making it Happen Ensure on ground effectiveness through robust supply partner management. Business Mindset Ability to speak the language of the business and understand the business requirements.
Technical Knowledge Business Acumen Deep understanding of business operations and related requirements, ability to speak the language of business and develop effective, efficient and win win solutions. Financial analysis Understanding the financial and commercial risks and opportunities relation to property. Risk Management Detailed knowledge of operational and financial risks and related policies. Strategic planning Comprehensive understanding of group's real-estate strategy and ability to translate into operational execution plans and deliver. Expert in subject matter Need to understand the efficacy of solutions, provide effective guidance on all aspects of Property. Strategic Supply Partner Management Ability to move from managing activity to managing a fully outsourced offering, letting go of tactical management activity. Property System & Ops Good understanding of Property tools and ability to leverage them for the benefit of the Bank.
Experience - Real Estate Senior position 5+ years
Preferred Qualifications (experience more important than qualifications):
MBA or similar.
Preferably a bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Facilities Management, engineering or other business-related discipline preferred
Knowledge of the facilities/real estate market as well as a keen understanding of customer service principles
Demonstrated resourcefulness in seeking out market opportunities and leveraging supplier base to maximum advantage
Exceptional leadership capabilities and experience managing large multi-disciplinary teams
Strong Communication and Negotiation skills
Provide leadership in cluster region to comply with the highest standards of regulatory and business conduct and practices as defined by internal and external requirements. Understand and ensure compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines including those governing securities activities, company law, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions; the Group's policies and procedures; and the Group Code of Conduct. Take personal responsibility for understanding the risk and compliance requirements of the role. Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk and compliance matters.
Embed the Group's Values and Group Code of Conduct to ensure adherence with the highest standards of ethics. Comply with relevant policies, processes and regulations, as part of the culture. Lead by example by displaying exemplary conduct behaviours and take personal responsibility for:
the conduct of individuals in cluster ensuring behaviours set out in the Group Code of Conduct are followed.
[business/country/function] achieving the outcomes set out in the Conduct Principals and Pillars.
both direct and indirect/dotted line managers are individually accountable to proactively communicate, collaborate and agree on the conduct ratings of employees.
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