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AVP/VP, Data Ethics Validation, Group Channels & Digitalization

Posting Date:  07-Dec-2022


Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

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.

About the Department

The Strategic Communications and Customer Advocacy function works closely with all functions across the Group to protect and to promote the reputation of UOB. Through our thought leadership, stakeholder and community engagement programmes, we ensure that UOB’s presence, relevance, insights and understanding are seen and felt by our colleagues and customers, wherever they are. We also strive to turn our customers into advocates through our consistent and considered approach in delivering reliable and distinctive customer service.

Job Responsibilities

You will be part of the Data Ethics Validation team who is responsible for conducting independent review of the artificial intelligence and data analytics (AIDA) models to ensure that they are aligned to the Bank’s business directions and ethical standards, while complying with MAS principles to promote fairness, ethics, accountability and transparency (FEAT).
The key responsibilities include:
•    Design and execute a comprehensive data ethics validation programme for AIDA models built by various business segments and function in the bank. 
•    Perform independent data ethics validation on AIDA models and approve the usage of the models which have properly considered data ethics from both internal processes and customers' point of view. 
•    Perform independent checks on the adequacy of BAU internal controls, including the appropriate use of data through the review/assessment of model documents, interviews with key stakeholders and evaluation of findings based on Bank's policies /guidelines/code of conduct. 
•    Be responsible to escalate to management all data ethics related issues and concerns and where required, make recommendation on follow-up actions to be taken to close the gaps. 

Job Requirements

​​​​​​​•    Recognised university degree with minimum 5 to 8 years in the financial industry with some experience in a review/ compliance/ control function.
•    Functional knowledge in the development, review and implementation of model documents or banking related policies and procedures. 
•    Analytical skills and some knowledge in tools such as SQL, Excel, Qlik Sense.
•    Knowledge in data science will be an advantage.
•    Good interpersonal and stakeholder management skills in a fast-paced working environment.
•    Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.

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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