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Manager, Structured Trade Operations Control, Group Technology & Ops

Posting Date:  13-Nov-2021


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

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

  • As team member, your role reports to a Team Lead
  • Review terms of LC, contracts, documents to ensure deal can be self-liquidated.
  • Perform price check, vessel check, mark-to-market of collaterals & FX currencies and work within bank limits, counterparty limits & debtor limits.
  • Monitor vessel routes, vessel arrival and to serve notice to disport agent where necessary.
  • Follow-up with customers to secure and ensure timeliness of receipt of sales proceeds
  • Review matchlists and discrepancies.
  • Adhere to bank’s policies, guidelines, regulatory & AML/CFT procedures
  • Timely and accurate delivery in accordance to Service Level Agreement
  • Assist Team Leads in any administrative tasks

Job Requirements

  • Sound knowledge of UCP, ISBP, URC URR, ISP, URDG, MAS/ABS Guidelines and experience in all areas of international trade
  • Trade product knowledge
  • Proficient in excel & macro, tech savvy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous and strong follow-up skills
  • Able to work independently and strong teamwork
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Inquisitive & positive learning attitude
  • Minimum: 2 to 4 years of Trade Operations/ Middle Office background. Familiar with banking regulations and AML/CFT policies.

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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