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Posting Date:  09-Oct-2021

Hong Kong Island, HK

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited (Hong Kong Office)

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 Wholesale Bank function operates a dynamic business model that provides financial services and solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives. Our mission is to become the premier-provider of banking services and solutions for Asia-based commercial banking companies (small medium enterprises), large corporations, financial institutions as well as multinational corporations. Our coverage teams work in full alignment with specialised teams across Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Group Retail to deliver seamless solutions to our clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive business growth and be responsible for the origination and execution of both high grade and high yield primary bond transactions across public issuance and private placements format.
  • Manage the whole deal process, including deal pitching and structuring, documentation, due diligence, roadshow and syndication / book building of mandated transactions etc.
  • Originate primary bond transactions from clientele of corporate and commercial banking, financial institutions in Greater China.
  • Cross-selling Global Markets solutions.
  • To work effectively and collaborate with various internal teams including cross border DCM teams, Relationship Managers, Global Markets including Fixed Income Sales / Trading teams and Legal.
  • Responsible for compliance of business activities to both internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • Manage a team of junior DCM members.

Job Requirements

  • University graduate and preferably with master’s degree.
  • Strong understanding of Debt Capital Markets and banking industry in Asia in particular Greater China.
  • At least 10 years in Debt Capital Markets/ Bond Syndicate and/or related experience. Senior contacts in Greater China for both corporate and financial institutions.
  • Ability to cross-sell hedging solutions (interest and currency).
  • Strong origination, credit, client management, analytical, presentation, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to details.
  • High personal and professional standards with strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Energetic and driven, with strong ability to adapt to dynamic/ fast pace environment.
  • Strong team player & ability to work well with cross border teams.
  • Good command in spoken and written English, Cantonese and Chinese (including Putonghua).
  • HKMA type 1 & 4 holder.

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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