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SVP/FVP, Business Management, Investment Management, Group International Management

Posting Date:  08-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

Group International Management (GIM) provides management and governance oversight to our international branches, overseas banking subsidiaries, and private equity investment management subsidiaries to achieve sustainable development and contribution to UOB. Via our investment management platforms, we are able to provide financing to privately-held companies in ASEAN and China through direct equity investment. From offices in New York and Paris (aside from Singapore), we are also able to provide integrated asset management solutions with a comprehensive product range that serves institutional investors worldwide and to bring UOB’s Asian regional investment strengths to clients outside that region who are seeking exposure in Asia - thus meeting clients’ needs across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Job Responsibilities

•    Senior team member of business management team/function for Group alternative investments/private equity businesses
•    Supports/reports to Business Manager
•    Works with alternative investments/private equity subsidiaries of the Group to align and track annual budgets, long term strategic plans, quarterly financials, BSC and other KPI’s
•    Works with the subsidiaries and the risk and compliance functions to ensure operational and reputational risk are managed, and regulatory requirements in and outside Singapore are managed
•    Vets subsidiary boards’/management’s proposals/materials for alignment to budget, strategic plans, fund mandates; supports deliberation of management and board meetings with internal views
•    Works with subsidiaries to conduct KYC and other pre-qualification requirements on partnership proposals
•    Conducts independent evaluation on PE industry, peer group investment performance and fundraising performance
•    Works with subsidiaries to prepare proposals and routine/adhoc reports to Group management committees
•    Contributes to other Group corporate projects leveraging on candidates’ investment capabilities and experience, e.g. M&A, proprietary strategic investments, proprietary strategic partnership agreements, etc
•    The role requires engagement with team members in US and Europe time zones

Job Requirements

  • Investment background, preferably alternative investments/private equity ideal (essentially has some knowledge of investment landscape; has some interest in investments)
  • Has network with control functions within the Group (for internal candidates)
  • Has network within accounting firms, investment banks, corporate finance firms, legal firms ideal
  • Writes, articulates well; experience in Excel preferred

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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