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Creating a future to be proud of

GBA is a strategic focus for Standard Chartered and it acts as an important gateway connecting China to the world. With bold investment, a commitment to fintech innovation and a winning strategy for success, we’re creating a powerful network that opens growth opportunities in the region. Join us to capture the significant opportunities and build a bright future for the GBA!

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Our roots

For more than 160 years, we’ve been driving commerce and prosperity across Asia and around the world. China presents immense growth potential to drive greater trade, commerce and prosperity. Our global footprint, strong local presence, distinctive proposition, along with our continued investment, position us very well to capture China’s opportunities.

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. We are fully confident that we can deliver on the opportunities brought by China’s continuous growth and prosperity. Working with us will allow you to unleash your potential and provide you with a promising future.

GBA is a strategic focus for Standard Chartered, and our GBA business will play an integral role in contributing to the Bank’s aspirations in Asia

Our commitment to support clients in the Greater Bay Area and beyond

Located at the heart of GBA in Guangzhou city, the Standard Chartered GBA Centre, launched in August 2021, supports the dynamic and fastest growing opportunities in the new economy sectors in the region, serving the cross-border needs of clients across consumer, private, business, corporate, commercial, and institutional banking.

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Serving as a key business, operations, and technology hub, the GBA Centre is comprised of Standard Chartered’s banking services and its support network to provide a full range of banking solutions for clients in the region. It also houses Standard Chartered’s first axess labs in Mainland China to conduct research and aims to provide cutting-edge Fintech innovation and market disruptive products to enhance our digital banking services through external partnerships. More than 1000 employees are now based in the GBA Centre, and the number is expected to exceed 1,600 by 2023.

  • The Standard Chartered GBA Centre is one of our key strategic establishments in Asia. Located at the centre of Guangzhou with proximity to Hong Kong, the Centre opens up great prospects for ambitious talent who aspire to make a real impact in the region.

    Anthony Lin | Chief Executive Officer, GBA

  • 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.

    — Helena Yang, 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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    Standard Chartered GBA Centre

    Standard Chartered GBA Centre, as one of key actions of Standard Chartered group’s strategy of investing and developing GBA, was a project invested by Standard Chartered Bank and Standard Chartered Bank (Hongkong) Limited in August 2020. The project is to rent and build up 7 floors offices at Guangzhou International Commercial Centre (ICC), which will be an office location to hosting multiple legal entities, branches of Standard Chartered group. At present, Standard Chartered Global Business Services (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd and Standard Chartered (Guangzhou) Business Management Co., Ltd have operated at ICC. These two legal entities will provide global back office operation services, technology solutions and innovation services to Standard Chartered group and hold ICC property usage and provide property services respectively. On December 26th, 2021, Standard Chartered Bank Guangzhou Branch was relocated to ICC. On May 10th, 2022, Standard Chartered announced the phase III office at ICC was ready to use marking the completion of facility building up of GBA Centre.