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AVP, Sustainability, Corporate Real Estate Services

Posting Date:  14-Jul-2022

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

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 Finance and Corporate Services function manages the financial and administrative needs of the Group to help achieve its business goals.


Corporate Real Estate Services

We manage and administer matters relating to real estate on behalf of the Group. These include lease management, facilities management, as well as security and general service matters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the GCRES Sustainability Lead on development and implementation of policies and practices to reduce utilities consumption and costs and cut emissions / other environmental impacts & workplace health and safety at Country level.
  • Responsible for other related sustainability agenda from emerging legislation or implement GCRES’s best practice in corporate social responsibility not limiting to the development of Green leases, procurement and building/capital works practices.
  • Responsible for implementing an environmental data repository at country level and align to Group processes to collect, verify, analyze and report on the data.
  • Consolidate and analyze data at country level for reporting back to Group Corporate Real Estate Services (GCRES) Sustainability Lead for generation of Annual Sustainability Report.
  • Work with the GCRES Sustainability Lead and various teams within the country CRES functions to ensure the operation activities on utilities, paper and waste are managed and directed to meet UOB Group targets.
  • Responsible for the supporting and execution of the GCRES function roadmap to achieve the overall organization’s sustainability targets.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines on Occupational Health and Safety and Sustainability to improve health and safety performance and reduce environmental impacts.
  • Monitor local legislations, track current and emerging technical and management options for improving environmental, health and safety performances and transposing this into the current context with adequate planning.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Energy Management, Sustainability or Engineering related discipline
  • Minimum 5-8 years of management experience in sustainability including strategic program development and implementation across various countries/localities 
  • Strong data analysis skill and experience, including a mastery of the entire suite of Microsoft Office programs
  • Have the expertise in the areas of environmental management system, waste management, sustainable supply chain, external partnerships, employee engagement, as well as sustainability reporting and CDP reporting.
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence multiple cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Independent worker and able to work in a complex and ambiguous environment.
  • A subject matter expert in Occupational Health and Safety with operational experience and knowledge of construction and facilities management of commercial buildings.
  • Possess a sound working knowledge of the BCA Green Mark scheme and other applicable international green buildings and wellness standards

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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