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Senior Officer/Manager, Business Management & Support, Group Wholesale Banking

Posting Date:  12-Nov-2022

Singapore, 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

UOB GWB Transformation Office is the central GWB function that plans, manages, executes and implements GWB strategic and transformative initiatives. We collaborate and work with all GWB Business Functions and enterprise wide functions to deliver the initiatives.

GWB Transformation office is managed under GWB Chief Operating Officer, covering all GWB businesses, products and markets globally. The team works with senior stakeholders across the Bank offering project management support, operational excellence as well as overall GWB business strategy implementation.

Job Responsibilities

The individual would be supporting the project leads under GWB Transformation office to ensure the successful delivery of projects. The projects vary from strategic initiatives in the regions, productivity initiatives to digital transformation.
The primary responsibility will be to drive project executions, stakeholder alignment as well as to be a thought partner to the project team. These activities aim to drive strong organizational collaboration, executable strategy/ solutions between various functions in GWB and the Bank globally.
The individual will provide support to the Project Leads on core activities such as
  • Project lifecycle management for planning and execution of key project phases: discovery, design and implementation
  • Project issues identification, discussion and resolution at the project working groups and escalation to management, where appropriate
  • Owning & formulating business analysis, operating model and problem solving for the respective projects & representing the team in certain discussions
  • Ongoing project management and execution for key strategic initiatives by working closely with other GWB functions such as Coverage, Products along with Group HR, Compliance, Tech & Ops, Finance, Risk across all UOB markets
  • Supporting GWB Heads and COO in building GWB strategy

Job Requirements

We are looking for an individual with project management or banking process experience or consulting experience. The candidate is also expected to have sufficient financial services knowledge with at least 3 to 5 years of experience with a reputable firm and/or transformation division of leading financial institutions.
  • 3-5 years of experience in consulting, banking or other financial institutions with experiences in project management or banking process or consulting
  • Recent graduates with a strong interest in consulting work, project management are highly encouraged to apply 
  • Excellent analytical skills both in terms of logic of reasoning and analysis of numerical and financial data
  • Strong project management capabilities, with the ability to manage both our internal teams and coordinate with our client partners
  • A presence with excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong relationship skills: the ability to influence management and the ability to work across all levels of an organization
  • Self-driven achiever with ability to work effectively
  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues
  • Demonstrated value for diversity, excellence and integrity in all that is done
  • Working knowledge of Excel (business analysis), MS PowerPoint (slide writing)

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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