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2024 UOB Hong Kong Management Associate Programme

Posting Date:  14 Nov 2023

Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Company:  UOB Hong Kong

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

Programme Overview

The UOB Management Associate Programme is designed to nurture our next generation of leaders across the region. To be a UOB Management Associate, you will be someone with a drive for excellence, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong sense of ethics. During the programme, you will undergo a development journey with UOB to fast-track your career in the banking industry. This is where you will learn and appreciate different aspects of the business, within one of our business segments or corporate functions of your choice.


What we look for in a UOB Management Associate:


A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university


No more than two years of work experience


An impressive track record in leadership


Fluency in English and preferably a second language

Programme Overview

Accelerated Growth


You will take on significant responsibilities right from the beginning, and resolve real-life, real-time challenges along the way. In short, your performance will contribute to UOB’s success. You will achieve this as you build up a wide range of core competencies, mindset and technical skills through an accelerated and robust curriculum. This comprises structured classroom training on banking and the business of UOB. You will undergo job rotations that cover areas such as customer engagement and governance and control. You will also undertake a strategic corporate project where you will join a team to develop, recommend and execute Bank-wide initiatives, drive change and advance our growth in the region.


Regional Exposure


The UOB Management Associate Programme is designed to inculcate a regional mindset. There are many invaluable opportunities for regional exposure, where you can gain new perspectives and knowledge as you network and work with colleagues from the region. These include regional rotation for high-performing Management Associates and participation in cross-border and cross-functional regional projects. Through these platforms, you will get to meet fellow Management Associates and gain insights from the UOB leadership team.


Mentorship and Development


You will receive strong support and guidance throughout your career with UOB. This starts with being assigned a Programme Manager, a Senior Manager as your mentor and a senior UOB Management Associate buddy. This support system lets you seek informal feedback on your professional and personal development, and prepares you for the successful completion of the programme.


Career Progression


There are ample opportunities to stretch your capabilities and potential with UOB. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the banking industry and access to the UOB leadership team. At the same time, you will enhance and expand your skill set to get ready for new challenges through our comprehensive suite of training programmes/interventions.

Selection Process

A comprehensive and rigorous selection and assessment process is in place to help us identify ideal candidates for the UOB Management Associate Programme. This comprises ability tests as well as interviews with Human Resources and Senior Managers:


Step 1: Psychometric assessment

Step 2: Video interview

Step 3: One on one interview

Step 4: Panel interview

Step 5: Offer

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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