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    Standard Chartered is an active participator, contributor and beneficiary of China’s reform and opening-up

Our commitment to our employees

A promising future

The Belt and Road Initiative, Renminbi, Greater Bay Area, Yangtze River Delta, Capital Markets, Cross Border Trade, Sustainable Finance and Wealth Management, all offer the Bank significant opportunities in both domestic and international markets.

Drawing upon our global footprint and local knowledge, we are well positioned to facilitate trade and investment flows for our clients, including opportunities arising from the opening up of China’s economy, the global supply chain shifts, rising affluent wealth, digitalisation, and an increasing focus on sustainability.

We provide high quality and innovative products, services and solutions to our clients in, into and from China, in a safe, efficient, and convenient manner.

For talents who join us, we’re sure that working with us will allow you to unleash your potential and provide you with a promising future. As our brand promise goes, we celebrate the diversity and foster an inclusive culture.

We are fully confident that we can deliver on the opportunities brought by China’s continuous growth and prosperity, and will continue its investment in China.

Jerry Zhang
Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, China, Cluster Chief Executive Officer (China & Japan

Our footprint in China at a glance

  • We are one of the oldest international banks in China, our first branch opened in Shanghai in 1858, we‘ve had continuous operations since.
  • We were among the first international banks locally incorporated in China, in 2007.
  • We have outlets across nearly 30 coastal and inland cities in China, a testimony of our long-term commitment to China.
  • We also have the most diversified licenses in China. In 2018, we become the first international bank to be granted a domestic fund custody license by CSRC.

Our local strategy

  • We provide high quality and innovative products, services, and solutions to our clients, into and from China, in a safe, efficient, and convenient manner.
  • We continue to invest in productivity, digitalisation, and financial innovation, and accelerate digital transformation.
  • Ensuring prudent and compliant operation is our top priority. We’re committed to complying with the laws, rules, and regulations in the markets we operate in.
  • We’re a force for good that contributes to sustainable development of the environment, communities, and society through collaboration.
  • We’ve been steadily investing in China. In February 2022, the Group announced it will invest US$300 million into China related business over the next three years, to help our clients seize the opportunities arising from China’s continuous reform and opening-up.

This year, SCB China is very pleased to participate in ‘Top Employer’ certification program. This is the pride and proud for all of us. We encourage employees to integrate their aspirational goals with the future business strategy of the organization, invest in their capability development with reskilling & upskilling and career growth.

Head, Human Resources, China


On top of being awarded as the “Top Employer China” in 2023, we are delighted to be recognised by a variety of awards in 2022 such as “2022 Aon China Best ESG Employer Award” by Aeon, “2022 Top Human Resources Management Award”, “100 Employer Excellence of China” and “Excellence in ESG Attraction of 2022” by 51 Job and “Extraordinary Employer” by Lie Pin.

Committed to your success

At Standard Chartered, we’re Here for good – and that means doing the right thing for our colleagues as well as for clients and communities. Whether you’re an experienced banking or technology professional, or you’re just starting to explore the exciting opportunities our sector can offer, we’ll make sure you enjoy the learning, development and support you need to thrive. You’ll also benefit from our caring culture, where the safety and wellbeing of our people always come first.

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