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Posting Date:  16-Apr-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

The Data Management Office and Big Data Analytics function answers the demand for quality and credible data across the Group.


Data Management Office

We govern the use of data across the Group and provide guidance for data management and usage. This optimises the value of data to enable smarter, faster and more accurate decision-making as well as improve operational efficiency. Above all, we ensure adherence to all data governance standards as determined by regulators.


Big Data Analytics

We are a centralised analytics function that supports Group-wide business units and their analytical needs. We aim to establish ourselves as an analytics centre of excellence and drive analytics adoption and the utilisation of new big data technology across the Group. Our key areas of service range from business intelligence, strategic analytics to data science.

Job Responsibilities

This is a unique role where the right candidate will be able to make a significant and visible contribution within a short period, leveraging data as a strategic differentiator.

Your responsibilities:

  • Champion the utilization and adoption of our enterprise data platform incorporating big data, data warehousing and analytics capabilities group wide
  • Trusted advisor senior executives and business stakeholders from assigned business/support units to provide deep expertise and advisory on integrating data and analytics into business objectives and outcomes
  • Develop and execute the Data and Analytics Strategy Roadmap for your assigned business/ support units to drive value realization from data and analytics
  • Develop and champion the bank’s data and analytics strategy and direction incorporate key functional areas such as data strategy, analytics strategy and data governance
  • Manage and lead delivery of analytical assets including analytical deep-dives, dashboards, AI and machine learning solutions to help businesses leverage their internal/external data assets for strategic decision making
  • Ensure all Data and Analytics projects and enhancements align with the Enterprise Data Architecture and enterprise business glossary.
  • Accountable for the Data Programs of initiative for your assigned business/ support units.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the data produced/collected by the assigned BUs/SUs and recommend improvements and controls (in terms of processes and systems) to enhance quality of the data and maintain business glossary
  • Involved in assigned business/support units data and analytical asset build to ensure capabilities are reusable from enterprise level
  • Champion innovation under the management’s guidance and directives.

Job Requirements

  • Min Postgraduate in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering , Computer Science or a related field
  • Min 15 years working experience in Analytics or Business Intelligence function
  • Strong track record and in-depth knowledge of Business Intelligence and Big Data platforms and excellent Technical to Business and vice versa translation skills
  • Solid experience in strategy development in relation to the application of analytics in business strategies
  • Solid experience in data analytics for banking and finance industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated success presenting in a clear and compelling manner to cross-functional stakeholders that persuades action
  • Have a strong appreciation of project management and business processes to help drive organizational results
  • Good working knowledge of AI/machine learning and data governance
  • Strong leadership and team management capability
  • Good team player who possesses drive and initiative to lead both direct and virtual teams

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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