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VP1, Portfolio Analyst Business Banking - Risk Management

Posting Date:  11 May 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY, 50738

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 Credit and Risk Management function is comprised of three teams: Risk Management, Credit and Special Asset Management. We manage the risks arising from the Group’s business activities within the risk appetite established by the Board. This involves identifying and evaluating the risks, developing effective risk governance and strategies as well as providing independent assessment of the overall risk profile.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible to execute portfolio monitoring and credit risk monitoring for UOBM’s Retail Business Banking (BB) segment. The foregoing is achieved via:
  • Review of BB Credit Lending Parameters (to familiarize with various product programs).
  • Close engagement with BB Product, BB Credit and BB Retail Credit Management teams (to be able to capture most current business strategies and credit related risk face by business and BB Credit).
  • Produce regular and ad-hoc risk monitoring reports for Board or BNM’s consumption:
  • Review and monitor monthly credit risk management reports encompassing Asset Quality trend, loss trend, concentration risk assessments.
  • Review and enhances periodical and ad-hoc portfolio analytics to identify emerging risk trends within a specific product’s portfolio, if any.
  • Produce monthly credit risk management reports on BB (CRM and CCRM decks).


Functional knowledge:

  • Use of database mining techniques to develop risk cubes / data architectures to facilitate on risk analytics capabilities (i.e. Portfolio analytic tools and trend analysis). Knowledge of SAS is a critical requirement.
  • Familiar with SME segment is an added advantage.
  • Possess strong analytical skill. 
  • Familiar with data integrity related issues.

Job Requirements

  • Tertiary education preferably in Accounting, Finance, Statistics & Maths.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience

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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