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VP, Transformation Analyst, Business Management, Group Wholesale Banking

Posting Date:  01-Jan-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

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

As a key member of GWB Business Management team, you will be leading some of the key Global GWB initiatives and work with relevant stakeholders to deliver value and enhance business performance. The projects vary from strategic initiatives in the regions, productivity initiatives to digital transformation. 


Key responsibilities:

•    Project Management
‒    Assist in workstream status update
‒    Identify risks, issues and possible mitigation / resolution actions to help day-to-day programme execution
‒    Assist in mock run planning & cutover planning
‒    Assist in creating templates / materials / assets that are re-usable for GWB 
‒    Manage stakeholders across different functions and segments


•    Operating Model & Business Processes Review
‒    Assist to redesign to-be business processes, identify improvement opportunities to continuously optimise productivity, create business value


•    System / Digital Solution Implementation 
‒    Co-lead selected workstreams across project phases (discovery, design, implementation, etc)
‒    Develop user journeys & business requirement documents
‒    Lead / assist in functional specification review sessions with end users
‒    Assist in UAT test management activities and these include, but not limited to, 
1.    UAT test planning
2.    UAT test status tracking and monitoring
3.    Work with vendor and technology PM / delivery manager in defect management and defect reporting
‒    Lead users training and communication activities


•    Be the Change Agent
‒    Assist in identifying change impact arising from system and process changes
‒    Participate in development of training plan which includes, but not limited to, identification of training requirements, training schedule, preparation of training materials
‒    Assist to identifying suitable modes of communication to ensure changes could be effectively disseminated across different locations, stakeholder groups
‒    Drive adoption through change management techniques

Job Requirements

  • A recognized tertiary education with at least 7-10 years of experience in the banking / financial industry specifically in COO/Business/Project Management environment
  • 3 - 5 years of project management / process re-engineering experience, with excellent communication skill and interpersonal skill
  • A presence with excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship skills: the ability to influence management and the ability to work across all levels of an organization
  • 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
  • Strategic thinking, analytical and result-oriented
  • Able and willing to adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Team player who is able to perform under stress, multi-task, and work independently 

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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