Standard Chartered 2019-International Graduate Programme-Risk-Kenya-(Job Number: IGRSKE19)



Risk & Compliance (R&C) is
responsible for the sustainability of our business through good management of
risk and compliance across the Group, and ensuring that business is conducted
in line with regulatory expectations. Our role is to:


  • To
    maintain the Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF), ensuring it remains appropriate to the Group’s
    activities, is effectively communicated and implemented across the Group,
    and to administer related governance and reporting processes;
  • To
    uphold the overall integrity of the Group’s risk/return decisions, and in
    particular to ensure that risks are properly assessed, that risk/return
    decisions are made transparently on the basis of this proper assessment,
    and controlled in accordance with the Group’s standards and risk appetite;
  • To
    oversee and challenge the management of credit, country, market,
    operational, reputational, compliance, conduct, information and cyber
    security and financial crime risk types. 

Your training


R&C International Graduate programme aims
to develop skilled Risk and/or Compliance Analysts. Risk and Compliance is an
emerging and ever expanding area across Banking and the wider financial
services industry. A role in R&C means that you will develop a unique
skillset by working alongside subject matter business experts across multiple
job rotations. This will allow you to develop highly sought after specialist
business knowledge and technical skills in a best in class R&C function.
The R&C graduate stream is directed towards a specialisation in Risk or
Compliance business in the Bank. Here are some projects you may be involved in:

  • Risk & Controls identification and management
  • Improving efficiency, accuracy and maintainability of information (e.g.
    using Excel / advanced Excel)
  • Management of on-site regulatory engagements, guidelines and best
  • Preparation of high quality submissions/reports as requested by
    Regulators, Internal Audit and the Group Senior Management.
  • Regularly review our compliance policies and processes for anti-bribery
    and corruption, whistle blowing and more
  • Be a trusted advisor to our business units and act in the best
    interests of our clients and customers.

Your career progression


At the end of your 18-month programme, you’ll
join a role in either Risk or Compliance. This could be in areas such as:


  • Risk governance
  • Cyber Risk
  • Retail Risk
  • Country Risk Governance
  • Operational Risk
  • Data Analytics

And many more  


What you’ll do over 18 months


4 week International induction – This
comprises of classroom sessions, case studies, and tailored technical training
split by business stream.


11 month training rotations – After
induction, you will spend two months in you focus area and move onto broaden
your experience with rotations in Country Compliance/FCC, Country Risk/Credit
Risk/Risk Ops, CISO and Group Ops Risk.


6 month Business rotation – Your last
rotation will be six months in your focus area in Risk or Compliance. It’s your
chance to find the team you fit into best, and begin your Standard Chartered



You must
have an undergraduate degree,
we want
and encourage applications from candidates from all degree disciplines. And as
English is our business language, it needs to be at least one of those you
speak fluently. These are our only requirements as our selection and assessment
system is designed to measure strengths, fit to our business and cognitive
agility, we do not shortlist based on your university and grades.

We will
only consider candidates who have the permanent legal right to work in the
country to which they are applying for an International Graduate role.  If candidates are applying for a role in the
UAE, we may consider applications from nationals of Middle Eastern and North
African countries

Apply now