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For a career as unique as you are

We’re a talented and committed workforce, representing 131 nationalities across 52 markets in our footprint regions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East and beyond. We’ve been in business for over 170 years, so we know the value of nurturing your strengths over the long term. And we foster a diverse and inclusive environment that’s free from bias, where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution.

Our business is structured into client and customer segments and business support functions.
Find out more about each team below:

Our business support function teams

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    Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing (CABM)

    Our CABM function manages the Group’s communications and engagement with stakeholders to protect the Group’s reputation, brand and services.

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    Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance (CFCC)

    Our CFCC team enables sustainable business by delivering the right outcomes for the bank, its clients and communities by partnering internally and externally to achieve the highest standards in conduct and compliance.

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    Global Business Services (GBS)

    Global Business Services is at the heart of the professional services, core systems and processes at the bank including client care, finance services, risk, technology services, cybersecurity, cyber forensics, regulatory compliance and operations.

  • Group CFO

    There are 5,600 people in our Group CFO team. We have seven support functions: Finance, Treasury, Strategy, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Supply Chain Management and Property.

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    Group Internal Audit (GIA)

    An independent function who help the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets and sustainability of the Group.

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    Human Resources (HR)

    Our HR function maximises the value of our investment in people through recruitment, development and employee engagement. 

  • Legal

    Our Legal team enable sustainable business and protect the Group from legal-related risk.

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    Transformation, Technology and Operations (TTO)

    Our TTO team are responsible for the Group’s systems development and technology infrastructure. We’re digitising our banking services, making it easier than ever for our customers to bank.

  • Risk

    Our Risk function are responsible for the overall second line of defence responsibilities related to risk management, which involves oversight and challenge of risk management actions of the first line. 

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    SC Ventures

    We’re rewiring the DNA in banking. SC Ventures provides the platform & catalyst for us to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology and explore alternative business models.