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Manager, Structured Trade Services, Group Technology & Ops

Posting Date:  26-Nov-2022

Raffles Place, 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

Group Technology and Operations (GTO) provides software and system development, information technology support services and banking operations.

We have centralized and standardized the technology components into Singapore, creating a global footprint which can be utilized for supporting our regional subsidiaries and the branches around the world. We operate and support 19 countries with this architecture to provide a secure and flexible banking infrastructure.

Our Operations divisions provide transactional customer services for our businesses while also focusing on cost efficiency through process improvements, automation and straight through processing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure SOP and existing/new controls are in place and adhered to.
  • Responsible for Structured Trade Operations end to end transaction processing.
  • Handle full spectrum of documentary trade transactions and to deliver timely and quality service to the Bank.
  • Review and check Trade Finance Application forms and supporting Trade Documents for Import and Export products.
  • Document Checking for Import and Export as per LC terms and adhered to UCP rules /ISP 98, MAS, AML/CFT procedures and internal policies.
  • Price check, Vessel check, highlight irregularities and red flags showed in documents for further escalation and approval.
  • Ensure Daily Funding is accurate and timely reports to Funding desk
  • Work with team members to complete daily tasks
  • Able to communicate effectively with team members, internal stakeholders and external clients for daily due bills and others operational matters
  • Follow up with clients to ensure timeliness of receipts of all trade documents/instructions
  • Able to identity opportunity to improve daily operational efficiency for the team/organization
  • Review and opine on new products, processing involvement and process improvement
  • Assist the Team Lead in any operational and administrative tasks.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience in Trade Finance/Commodity/Export-Import operations, within a bank.
  • Good Knowledge in UCP600/ISBP/URC/URR/ISP/INCOTERMS and MT Swift messages
  • CDCS Qualified would be advantage
  • Meticulous, analytical and strong follow-up skills
  • Open minded, able to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to team member.

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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