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First VP, Obsolescence Manager, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services

Posting Date:  28-Dec-2021
Location: 

SG, Alexandra

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 Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

  • Executes regional IT Obsolescence Process to meet the regional obsolescence requirements of the Bank
  • Engage and collaborate with regional representatives to establish, continuously improve and keep current regional IT Obsolescence Process and Guidelines.
  • Mentor and guide regional representatives to follow the agreed Obsolescence Process guidelines.
  • Collaborate with regional representatives to identify, seek funding, track and report remediation.
  • Ability to handle diverse and multiple projects concurrently across the region
  • Able to work with multiple stakeholders and large teams

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 12 years of IT experience of which at least 3 years as an Obsolescence Manager managing in a medium to large size organization. 
  • Track record of successfully implemented obsolescence process across regions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong experience in developing process and guidelines

 

Desired soft skills include:

  • Stay abreast of how technology infrastructures are currently impacting and driving change.
  • Demonstrate ability to proactively look for process improvement opportunities, challenge conventional practices, and adopt new methods and best practices.
  • Demonstrate Leadership skills/potential along with the ability to interact and lead people in a matrix organization 
  • Project Management experience would be preferred
  • Strong analytical capabilities
     

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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