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SO-VP, Climate Stress Test, Group Portfolio Management, Group Wholesale Banking

Posting Date:  07-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 part of Group Portfolio Management, you will be responsible for the development and periodic review on the climate stress test models. You will be expected to research on the industry practices and regulatory requirements on climate risk developments to ensure the robustness of the climate stress test methodology and liaise with Risk Management and business units to obtain feedbacks and make improvement where possible.


You will also be responsible for the execution of climate stress tests including the translation of the impact of climate stress scenarios on credit risk rating, Credit RWA/EL, IFRS9 ECLs and the preparation of the relevant reports/templates

Job Requirements

  • Degree in economics, statistics or other quantitative major
  • Relevant experience in stress test modeling for non-retail portfolio will be preferred
  • Good quantitative skills
  • Knowledge in development of climate risk will be an added advantage
  • Positive attitude and a good team player

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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