Job description Posted 15 June 2022

Job title – Markets Treasury CTB programme officer      

Location – Edinburgh, Hybrid, 2 office days a week

Rate – PAYE £522.50 / Umbrella £535.56 per day

Start date – ASAP

Contract – 12 months


Our client HSBC are currently seeking a Programme Officer to join their team. Undertaking a remote working role, contract will be for 12 months.




Embedded within the Markets Regulatory team in the Edinburgh office, the role holder will support the Head of Markets Treasury (MKTY) Transformation in the management of the MKTY CTB portfolio, comprising two main programmes covering c. 14 sub projects, with specific responsibilities as follows:

  • Coordinating the MKTY Transformation committee
  • Ensuring appropriate reporting and escalation to the MSS and GT Execution boards
  • Ensuring adherence to Group change framework
  • Management of financials and forecasts across the MKTY portfolio and to MSS programme colleagues
  • Supporting non-financial risk monitoring across the CTB portfolio
  • Specific project and regulatory transformation support where required, particularly in the regulatory space (e.g. Volcker, CRD, T&TR)


PMO Key Responsibilities:


  • This is a role within the Markets Treasury, Global team with exposure to a wide variety of projects and activity, for a dynamic, experienced and motivated individual. You will provide support directly to the Head of Transformation and COO team plus wider senior management.


In this role, you will:

  • Support Global Treasury Management in the execution of responsibilities by ensuring strong and effective programme management as well as have the opportunity to be involved driving delivery on specific sub-initiatives

Impact on the business:

  • Support both the significant change agenda, and the increasing complexities of the execution of transformation through to, and including, “business as usual (BAU)’’
  • Ensure that business leads are appropriately briefed on specific issues ahead of key strategic meetings, and that there is timely execution of actions arising.
  • Support business leads with oversight of, and interaction with the significant regulatory BAU, change and related transformation programmes, including IT development work
  • Execute and deliver on specific issues tasks and initiatives, as directed by the business leads.


Customers / Stakeholders

  • Work in collaboration with the COO team and wider business stakeholders; to support the management Markets Treasury Transformation activity
  • Work closely with the MSS CTB portfolio team in relation to Markets Treasury initiatives
  • Facilitate close collaboration with project teams and wider functions to cohesively deliver on the book of work, with minimal friction.


Leadership & Teamwork

  • Support achievement of the HSBC vision, Values, goals and culture in personal behaviour, actions and decision making.
  • Encourage and enable constructive cross-country and cross-business teamwork by demonstrating collaboration and matrix management in action and challenging actions and behaviours that are not consistent with HSBC's diversity policy and/or the best interests of the business and its customers.


Operational Effectiveness & Control

  • Develop and recommend changes and improvements to operating models, procedures and practices based on subject matter expertise and understanding of HSBC and market best practice.
  • Communicate and adhere to HSBC policy and procedures in order to ensure good operational, financial and project management, policy and procedural compliance and early identification and effective resolution or escalation of issues that arise.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of a management information, analysis and reporting framework that supports and informs timely and effective business management and decision making at all levels.
  • Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the application of policies, governance frameworks, procedures, practices and standards to ensure quality, effective risk management and regulatory compliance.

Management of Risk

  • Exercise awareness of the non-financial risk scenario associated with the role and acts in a manner that takes account of non-financial risk considerations.


Observation of Internal Controls

  • The jobholder will adhere to, and be able to demonstrate adherence to, internal controls and will implement the Group compliance policy by adhering to all relevant processes/procedures.
  • The term ‘compliance’ embraces all relevant financial services laws, rules and codes with which the business has to comply. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators.



To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Degree level education preferably with a professional qualification and with substantial experience in a markets or treasury team, or related industries either within HSBC or with a relevant market competitor.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills including report writing and presentation skills,
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner at all levels including the highest levels of Senior Management.
  • History of delivering change via a business-led model, as part of a diversified change portfolio.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with a structured and organised approach to work


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