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First VP, Enterprise Data Management (Change the Bank), Data Management Office

Posting Date:  13-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 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 Responsbilities

You will be leading a team in the implementation of the new Enterprise Data Architecture and Governance (EDAG) project.

  • Leading a project team comprising of Business Analysts and Testers
  • End-to-end project delivery and support, including Project Management, Strategic Planning, User Testing and driving the rollout activities
  • Deliver detail business requirements & Review of functional specifications
  • User Acceptance Testing – Leading the various team/streams to co-ordinate and orchestrate testing efforts
  • Foster strong working & collaborative relationships with the business & technology stakeholders.
  • Define the Target Operating Model of the EDAG Projects, upon rollout

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Computing or related disciplines with at least 10 years of working experience in banking or financial industry
  • At least 5 years track record of Business Analysis on large projects and working experience in Analytics or Business Intelligence functions
  • Domain knowledge in banking, insurance and finance industry is highly desired
  • Knowledge of Data Architecture and data modeling in Data Lake, Enterprise Data Warehousing, Big Data platforms, and experienced in the use of analytical /query tools
  • Must be able to query and understand big data/database solutions
  • Possess excellent presentation skills, with strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in managing small to medium size projects from end to end
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on semantic data modeling in an enterprise data warehouse environment.
  • Hands on experience in Hadoop and/ or Teradata is highly desirable

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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