Standard Chartered to widen its team of relationship managers

Standard-Chartered-LogoInternational lenders having presence in the United Arab Emirates are planning to increase their headcount across its various segments. The move is aimed to satisfy human resource needs of the banks for implementing their growth projects during the year.

Standard Chartered Bank, having significant presence in the UAE banking sector, has announced to recruit more relationship managers in the coming two years, making their headcount double than existing. The bank, having a total workforce of 75,000, has a team of 180 relationship managers in the consumer banking segment which needs to be revised in the wake of bank getting widen its scope of service for the affluent customers of emerging economies.

Chris de Bruin, Standard Chartered Head of Consumer Banking for the UAE said, "We are actively hiring, looking to grow our relationship managers in the UAE by 40 per cent this year. My goal is to double relationship managers over two years."

Tracy Clarke, Group Head of Human Resources and Communications, Standard Chartered added that that the bank would continue with its strategy to grow on the value segment.