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PMO Analyst

Posting Date:  23 Nov 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  UOB Innovation Hub 2 Sdn. 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.


UOB Innovation Hub 2 (InnoHub 2) is a newly set up technology centre located in Kuala Lumpur as part of UOB Group Technology and Operations to deliver innovative financial technology solutions that enable business growth and technology transformation. 

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

  • Implement project governance standards including tracking, monitoring and updating the status of programme or project deliverables
  • Manage the risk and issue log, action log and decisions log
  • Document cross-programme dependencies and ensure the dependency log is accurately maintained
  • Embed project control and governance
  • Coordinate project closure to distill good practice and ensure lessons learned are logged
  • Develop project templates to support project management activities – use examples from current and past projects to identify best practice
  • Update and administer the project plan as required
  • Support the lead to prepare regular project status reporting for management (Malaysia, Group), including steering committee reporting
  • Support the lead in project managing key strategic initiatives of the Center, as required

Job Requirements

•    Degrees from any recognised University or recognised establishment (Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Systems or related field will be beneficial)
•    Professional certifications in the field of Project Management (e.g. PMP, CAPM) will be an advantage

Experience and Skills
•    Minimum 2 – 5 years of relevant project management or PMO management experience.
•    Experience in planning, executing, controlling and closing projects and the ability to manage a project and its components simultaneously with minimal supervision.
•    Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and programme plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies.
•    Knowledge of benefits and dependency mapping, risk management and resource planning.
•    Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS project.
•    Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.
•    Performance-driven balanced with proven success of working effectively in a cross-functional team in an international environment.
•    Process-oriented and possesses a strategic mindset with the ability to have a holistic view.
•    Ability to deliver and articulate a presentation confidently and effectively to a wider project committee and management.
•    Relevant experience in the financial services industry is advantageous.

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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