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VP/AVP, Business Manager, Group Wholesale Banking

Posting Date:  28-Feb-2023

Raffles (City Area), Singapore, Singapore, 048624

Company:  United Overseas Bank Ltd

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

The individual would be leading and ensuring successful delivery strategic projects under GWB PMO. The projects vary from transformative initiatives in the regions, productivity initiatives to risk and compliance initiatives. 

The primary responsibility will be leading project executions, stakeholder alignment as well as to be a thought partner to the management team. These activities aim to drive strong organizational collaboration, executable strategy/ solutions between various functions in GWB and the Bank globally.

The individual will be responsible for the full Project Lifecycle core activities such as 
•    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

  • At least 7 years of experience in consulting, banking or other financial institutions with experiences in project management or banking process or consulting
  • Strong and proven project management capabilities, with the ability to manage both our internal teams and coordinate with our client partners
  • A presence with excellent and persuasive 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
  • Excellent analytical skills both in terms of logic of reasoning and analysis of numerical and financial data
  • 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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