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MGR-AVP, Trade Operations Officer, Trade Operations Centre

Posting Date:  26 May 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

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 Wholesale Bank function operates a dynamic business model that provides financial services and solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives. Our mission is to become the premier-provider of banking services and solutions for Asia-based commercial banking companies (small medium enterprises), large corporations, financial institutions as well as multinational corporations. Our coverage teams work in full alignment with specialised teams across Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Group Retail to deliver seamless solutions to our clients.

Job Responsibilities


  • Process Trade Finance transactions such as Import Financing, Bankers Acceptances, Bank Guarantee, Documentary Collection, etc.
  • Ensure handling of shipping documents and all trade financing are in compliance with policies, rules, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure care and due diligence is exercised on day to day operational matters in relation to AML/CFT procedures
  • Attend to queries from internal & external customers
  • Acquire relevant knowledge and training while performing the day to day operations thus providing support and advisory, when required
  • Handle ad hoc duties as and when assigned by Team Leader/Management

Job Requirements

  • Process and approve (where authorized) relevant transactions guided by the operating procedures and standards set.
  • Ensure that the processing turnaround standards are achieved and that transactions are processed accurately and correctly.
  • Ensure awareness and full compliance of all laid down rules, policies, guidelines, procedures, practices and code of conduct imposed by the organization.

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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