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Assistant VP, Transformation PMO (GSAT1), Group Strategy and Transformation

Posting Date:  25-Dec-2021

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

UOB’s Group Strategy and Transformation supports business units across the group to drive the strategic and transformation agenda. As a member of the Group Strategy and Transformation – Group Wholesale Transformation (“GSAT - GWB") team, you will be part of the team responsible to project manage some of the Group Wholesale Banking programs relating to the enhancement and build of strategic capabilities for Group Wholesale Banking business. You will be required to work with key stakeholders across the Group as well as external vendors to ensure successful and timely delivery of the programs. Active engagement and driving of interdependent and ad-hoc projects are also expected.

Job Responsibilities


Your day to day involves:

  • Collaborating with business and technology teams to develop strategic business capability roadmaps for Group Wholesale Banking
  • Formalizing these strategic papers for approval at management committees
  • Partnering cross functional squads to execute and deliver these capabilities end to end with quality and in a timely manner (including system delivery, target operating model and commercialization).
  • De-risking program delivery, including issue resolution and escalation where required
  • Driving transparency and closer collaboration between interdependent programs to ensure success in the overall GWB portfolio
  • Other ad hoc projects

Job Requirements

  • A strong consultancy or project management background with at least 8 to 10 years of experience in banking/financial industry
  • Prior experience in wholesale banking business and systems
  • Highly organized, able to multi task, and have a track record in executing complex strategic programs
  • Effective in cross functional stakeholder management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate openly, and articulate concepts / complex ideas in a concise and impactful manner
  • An intelligent self-starter with resilience and resourcefulness
  • Have a growth mindset to provide different perspectives to challenge the status quo, spar ideas and collaboratively devise innovative solutions
  • Full of positive energy and passionate about driving change.

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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