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Posting Date:  25-Apr-2021
Location: 

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

  • Develop new business opportunities in private markets for UOB in Asia Pacific
  • Manage/maintain and deepen/grow existing book of clients in alternative investments (real estate/hedge funds/private equity market) and drive commercial results for Asia Pacific; responsible for fundraising results
  • Identify and develop new relationships with institutional investors, including but not limited to family offices and financial institutions
  • Promote our products, identify clients' need and provide professional advice with a full range of products or solutions
  • Ensure the relevant prospects information (prospects details, qualification of interest, feedback, follow up) are collected into our database in compliance with the regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate with fund management teams within UOB as well as partner fund managers
  • Organize and coordinate road shows within Asia with the fund managers
  • Work closely with team members and head office, including reporting on sales and pipelines

Job Requirements

  • MBA/bachelor’s degree or above in any disciplines, with a solid academic foundation in finance and economics, is a plus
  • 10-15 years of experience in private market sales from a financial institution with a proven sales record
  • Experience and understanding of Institutional asset management across a broad range of alternative products
  • Familiar with fundraising process and have a deep understanding of the financial market
  • Outstanding communication skills with both external and internal parties; capable of liaising effectively with global counterparts
  • Good organisational skills, team player with excellent verbal and report working skills
  • Proficiency (oral and written) in English and Chinese to handle Mandarin speaking markets
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Willing to travel if required

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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