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First VP, Enterprise Program Management, Group Compliance

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 Compliance function is a strategic partner and a trusted business enabler to the Board and senior management. It is our responsibility to ensure that the Group continuously fulfils its regulatory obligations in today’s tight and dynamic regulatory landscape. To do that, we work closely with internal stakeholders to identify and to assess regulatory risks. This collaboration also includes developing practical solutions that integrate regulations into operational requirements as well as actively shaping and promoting stronger compliance culture and literacy in the Bank.

Job Responsibilities

Support Head of EPM in driving sector transformation, as well as enterprise-wide projects to drive compliance initiatives and support new business initiatives;

  • Participate in industry level (including public-private partnership) and ensure that UOB contributes/shape the new initiatives;
  • Prepare monthly compliance risk reports to various Group Management Committees;
  • Monitor and report significant inspection/audit issues/operational risks, highlight key areas of concern for attention and follow up with the respective parties where required;
  • Drive automation projects in relation to compliance risk reporting

Job Requirements

  • At least 8 years of relevant working experience in the banking / financial services industry.
  • Good interpersonal, written, and communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Dynamic individual with transformational mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and manage complex projects with numerous stakeholders, as well as deliver results within tight timelines.

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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