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First VP, Enterprise Data Governance & Quality, Data Management Office

Posting Date:  14-Jan-2022
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

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

The role, as part of the Enterprise Data Governance & Quality (EDGQ) function, supports the vision, strategy and objectives set for data governance and data quality across the Group, in line with the Bank`s business strategy and objectives. The role is responsible to lead innovative data quality initiatives across the Bank, in order to support data monetization strategies, risk and regulatory requirements or improving underlying business processes

  • Lead the data quality innovations team rolling out data quality improvements across the Bank, covering Group and countries, and across multiple business functions and stakeholders
  • Lead the planning, co-ordination, stakeholder management, progress reporting, risk and issue management across the data quality improvement initiatives
  • Collaborate with data producers and consumers across the Bank and look at innovative ways of identifying and quantifying data quality problems as well as ways of resolving data management issues over the data lifecycle  
  • Provide guidance and expertise in the understanding of business-data requirements, design of data quality checks, data profiling, root cause analysis and design of data quality dashboards
  • Explore and apply innovative methods such as data science techniques and machine learning as part of data quality improvement strategies 
  • Provide regular updates to the Project Steering Committee as well as relevant Management Committees on the progress of data quality initiatives
  • Develop strong relationship with key business and technology stakeholders. Also, collaborate with other EDGQ leads in promoting the development and operationalisation of data governance and quality best practices
  • Be a change agent and promote adoption of robust data governance culture and discipline in business, data management and technical processes

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Information Technology, Business Computing, Data Analytics or related disciplines with at least 10 years of working experience in the banking industry, or consulting industry with strong exposure to Financial Services
  • Proven track record in delivering data and innovation projects in financial institutions, involving improvements in data quality, underlying business processes and data architectures
  • Excellent project management and facilitation skills, with the ability to manage senior and diverse stakeholders across the Bank and to navigate conflicts with ease
  • Experience with managing personnel as a team leader or supervisor, providing coaching and mentoring support
  • Possess good understanding of banking products and processes, with a keen interest in driving transformations and process enhancements
  • Excellent written / oral communication as well as presentation skills 
  • Experience of working with Big Data platforms, ETL tools and data quality tools and technologies will be an advantage

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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