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FVP, Portfolio Analytics and Automation, Group Retail

Posting Date:  06-Jun-2022
Location: 

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 Retail function provides Personal and Business Banking customers with financial solutions tailored to their needs. We help them manage their money wisely and meet their financial goals through an extensive range of products and services. These include deposit, insurance, secured and unsecured loans, investment and wealth advisory services.

 

Personal Financial Services

We design and provide products and services that empower our customers to enjoy greater banking convenience while they extract more value from their money. In particular, we are focused on promoting and developing healthy saving and investment practices across generations.

Job Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the Portfolio Analytics & Automation Team, reporting to the Head, Assurance & Analytics

1.Portfolio Analytics

  • Develops the analytics capabilities for the Group Retail Business Risk and Control Management (BRCM) function
  • Builds and manages effective Management Information (MI) that generates dynamic metrics and insights from analytics on a Group Retail-wide portfolio level beyond individual controls or business segments
  • Ensures the risk management capabilities of the BRCM function with proactive risk monitoring across all risk types, discovery of new risks, and prompt sharing of analytics insights
  • Communicates and facilitates the understanding of analytics insights by the relevant parties to enable efficient management of the identified risks
  • Supports ad-hoc requests regarding provision of risk data and metrics from internal and external audits/inspections in a timely manner

2.Automation of KYC Processes

  • Identifies automation opportunities (e.g., in the Name Screening process), oversees and manages development and implementation of data analytics to streamline manual processes
  • Implements automation solutions including overseeing UATs, trainings, and post roll-out follow-ups


3.Stakeholder Engagement

  • Maintains ongoing communication with Group Technology & Operations to stay informed about tools and systems used in the Bank
  • Manages engagement with relevant data owners to facilitate and automate the data extraction process
  • Prepares timely and accurate MI to present to senior management (Head of BRCM, Head of AFC Ops)
  • Frequent interaction with AFC Ops teams to understand manual processes and promote automation solutions


4.Leadership and Capacity Management

  • Builds a (Tech) Book of Work and new capability that adds value to the BRCM function
  • Is responsible for performance management, leave management, hiring and training in line with HR policies and best practices
  • Guides and mentors individual members of the team to enhance skills, industry and regulatory awareness, technical and institutional knowledge

Job Requirements

  • 8-10 years of direct experience in the financial industry, preferably in analytics and automation functions
  • Strong domain knowledge in Anti-Financial Crime (AFC), especially Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Strong technical and analytical abilities including data extraction and analysis across multiple database platforms
  • Strong communication skills, and proven experience in communicating with senior management
  • Demonstrated experience in building and managing a new team

 

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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