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Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS)

Incorporated in November 1950, Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd. is one of the most well-known local Chinese banks in Hong Kong. At present, there are more than 40 local and overseas branches. The Bank has always been pursuing the motto of its founder, Mr. Kwang-pu Chen, to 'Serve the Community'. The Bank's slogan of 'For Personalized Service' and 'All in a Family' denotes the Bank's devotion to providing personalized services to its clients and promoting a harmonious relationship among its staff members.

Programme overview:

The Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme ("FCAS") is a talent development scheme launched by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in 2016 to expand the fintech talent pool in Hong Kong. This Programme is a full-time, semester-based internship in which interns will work on fintech projects at Shanghai Commercial Bank for one year and receive technology training and regulatory updates respectively.


We CARE the GROWTH of our talent. Come join us!

Internship Information:

Name of Department(s) offering internship positions: Compliance Department / Digital Transformation Office / Information Technology Department / Market Risk & Risk Analytics Department / Operational Risk Management Department

Internship Duration: 12-month
Internship Period: June 2024 to May 2025

Intern's Job Description:

Stream A – Regtech Projects

Job Duties:

  • Conduct research on market prevailing technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, and Big Data, etc. and their applications in regulatory compliance and AML/CFT
  • Support project manager to perform reviews on existing processes and regulatory requirements, then identify opportunities for Regtech adoption and prepare user requirements and justifications for Regtech project initiation
  • Participate in Regtech project lifecycle from initiation to implementation by supporting project manager to perform scheduling and planning, coordinating, executing and monitoring on Regtech projects, and prepare management reporting

Requirements:

  1. Education Background:
    • Postgraduate or undergraduate student
  2. Discipline Preferred:
    • Engineering, IT, Risk Management or related disciplines
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Business and operational analysis
    • Project management
    • Data, statistical and quantitative analysis
    • Knowledge on IT, SDLC and data science
  4. Language Proficiency:
    • Good command of written and spoken English, written Chinese and spoken Cantonese and Mandarin
  5. Others:
    • Logical mind, good interpersonal skills with creative thinking and self-motivated

Stream B – Digital Transformation

Job Duties:

  • Leverage of data analytics to enhance digital engagement activities, include planning and execution on social and digital activities
  • Conduct data analysis and provide MI support
  • Support and implement Fintech initiatives covering launch plan, user acceptance test and customer communication
  • Assist Digital Engagement team head managing third parties vendor to ensure projects are delivered per defined objective, time and budget
  • Assist in other ad hoc projects and tasks as required

Requirements:

  1. Education Background:
    • Postgraduate or undergraduate student
  2. Discipline Preferred:
    • Marketing, creative media, digital marketing, advertising, communications or related disciplines
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Content writing with good creative and language sense
  4. Language Proficiency:
    • Good command of written and spoken English, written Chinese and spoken Cantonese
  5. Others:
    • Passionate for social media creative ideas
    • Self-motivated with excellent communication skills
    • Attention to details and well-organized

Stream C – Information Technology

Job Duties:

  • Conduct research on Fintech and Regtech related technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Open APIs and Blockchain
  • Develop Prototypes, Proof of Concept, Implementation Plan/Proposal for innovative technology adoption
  • Hands on participation in digital banking development projects and Fintech projects e.g. Mobile Banking, Internet Banking, RPA

Requirements:

  1. Education Background:
    • Postgraduate or undergraduate student
  2. Discipline Preferred:
    • Engineering, Computer Science, Sciences, IT or related disciplines
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Java, Python, Spring, DB2, AIX, MQ
    • Mobile App (iOS & Android) development experience an advantage
  4. Language Proficiency:
    • Good command of written and spoken English, written Chinese and spoken Cantonese
  5. Others:
    • Good interpersonal skills with creative thinking and self-motivated

Stream D – Market Risk & Risk Analytics

Job Duties:

  • Support the Oracle system enhancements for Banking Book Interest Rate Risk and Liquidity Risk Management
  • Identify, plan and manage the user requirements for Regtech database initiatives
  • Liaise, communicate and co-ordinate with other risk and internal units in collecting the user requirements for system development
  • Assist with UAT and implementation on risk infrastructure systems
  • Support various ad-hoc analytical tasks, risk and regulatory initiatives

Requirements:

  1. Education Background:
    • Postgraduate or undergraduate student
  2. Discipline Preferred:
    • Risk Management, Statistics, Finance, Information System or related disciplines
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in Excel, VBA and Microsoft Office
    • Preferable with knowledge and/or experience in using statistical packages for analyzing large dataset using programming tools, for example, SAS and SQL
  4. Language Proficiency:
    • Good command of written and spoken English, written Chinese and spoken Cantonese
  5. Others:
    • Proactive mindset, with the ability to identify and prioritize issues and solutions quickly

Stream E –Technology Risk

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the research and execution of Fintech strategy, and manage the Fintech initiatives of the Bank in collaboration with internal stakeholders and external vendors and partners
  • Assist management in developing processes and controls to manage technology risks and control issues
  • Assist in communicating the risk management standards, policies and procedures to stakeholders
  • Apply processes to ensure that technology, operational and control risks are at an acceptable level within the risk thresholds of the bank, by evaluating the adequacy of risk management controls
  • Analyse and report to management, and investigate any non-compliance of risk management policies and protocols

Requirements:

  1. Education Background:
    • Postgraduate or undergraduate student
  2. Discipline Preferred:
    • Risk Management, Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Basic concept in technology risk management and Cyber Defence
    • Knowledge on IT, SDLC and data science
    • Familiar with MS Office
  4. Language Proficiency:
    • Good command of written and spoken English, written Chinese and spoken Cantonese
  5. Others:
    • Strong sense of responsibility
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Good communication, presentable, proactive, detail-minded, flexible
    • Self-motive and willing to learn

Application deadline is 31 March 2024. Interested parties please send your latest transcript (with CGPA) and full resume (indicating Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme and your stream preference) to the Human Resources Division via email to hrd@shacombank.com.hk.

Please visit us at www.shacombank.com.hk for more information about our Bank.

All personal data collected will be used for recruitment related purposes strictly in accordance with the Bank's personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request by contacting our Personal Data Compliance Officer at the above email address. Applicants who are not contacted within two months may consider their applications unsuccessful and the personal data collected will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.

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