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First VP, Technical Delivery Manager, Customer Management & Compliance, Group Technology

Posting Date:  04-Nov-2021

Alexandra Road, Singapore, SG

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

  • Plan technical deliverables to implement projects within allocated budget and schedule
  • Collaborate across different application teams to manage technical dependencies
  • Manage risks/issues related to technical delivery
  • Provide status update related to technical delivery to Project Manager
  • Partner with System Analysts and SMEs to understand functional and technical requirements
  • Perform or Review impact assessment, cost and delivery plan
  • Partner with Architects and Development Lead to ensure solution design complies with enterprise design principles, security and control standards
  • Partner with Test Manager to ensure completion of functional testing and non-functional testing with quality results
  • Manage technical implementation plan across application teams to ensure non-event production cutover and adequate post implementation support
  • Escalate issues that impacts project schedule on timely basis and propose workarounds/resolutions
  • Supervise and provide guidance to team managers in project delivery and career development

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar domain
  • More than 15 years of experience in business process and technology implementation
  • More than 10 years of track record in delivering global or regional IT capabilities for multi-national/regional company with budgetary responsibility
  • At least 10 years aggregated experience in systems development work
  • At least 7 years of leadership experience in managing IT delivery teams
  • Good business domain knowledge in Loans Origination systems, Business or Credit rules management is a plus
  • Good knowledge in financial services policies, procedures, products and industry practices preferred
  • Proven result-oriented person with a focus on delivery
  • Highly effective communicating with technical and business stakeholders
  • Good problem solving, analytical and solutioning skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and vendor management skills
  • Self-motivating and good track record in leading and developing team to meet common goals

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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