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Senior VP / First VP, Project Manager- Asset Management, Group Technology & Operation

Posting Date:  17-Mar-2023

Raffles Place, Singapore, Singapore

Company:  3677

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 Technology and Operations (GTO) provides software and system development, information technology support services and banking operations.

We have centralized and standardized the technology components into Singapore, creating a global footprint which can be utilized for supporting our regional subsidiaries and the branches around the world. We operate and support 19 countries with this architecture to provide a secure and flexible banking infrastructure.

Our Operations divisions provide transactional customer services for our businesses while also focusing on cost efficiency through process improvements, automation and straight through processing.

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for an IT Project Manager. If you are interested in technology, driving digital transformation projects and want to be in a team where learning and collaboration is part of the culture, please reach out and we would love to talk to you!

•    Project Management
-    Responsible for managing the quality, scope, timeline, cost/effort and stakeholders for the successful delivery of the projects
-    Develop and execute the project plan (deliverables & milestone), create mitigation to minimize schedule and cost variations to help meet the project objectives
•    Stakeholder Management: Partner with Business Project Managers to manage project stakeholders and relationships. Help foster a collaborative environment to achieve the business success
•    Scope Management: Manage changes to the agreed scope of work. Review and assess the cost and timeline impacts to the project and facilitate Project Steering Committee (PSC) decisions
•    Project Governance: Prepare investment approval materials for the project. Organise PSC meetings, chair Project Working Committee (PWC) meetings
•    Risk and Issue Management: Manage and track project risks and implement risk mitigation plans
•    Process Adherence: Ensuring that the system development methodology is followed by the project team and artefacts are developed and delivered on time and with quality
•    Project Reporting: Implement project communications plan and develop project progress reports

Job Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or similar domain
•    More than 15 years of Project management experience in Financial Services, Consulting, IT Services
•    Good record of managing multiple medium to large size projects at regional or global level
•    Experience with infrastructure projects management (e.g. on-premise to cloud migrations, infrastructure and work place tools alignment) is preferred but not mandatory
•    Experience in leading technology teams with good understanding of how enterprises are employing technology to drive digital business
•    Strong technical domain knowledge in areas (e.g. Architecture, Security, Infrastructure, Technology Risk & Controls)
•    Strong business domain knowledge in areas (e.g. RoboAdvisory, CRM, Data, AI/ML)
•    Strategic forward-thinking approach to challenges with outstanding communications, influencing, negotiating and persuasion skills
•    Experience with the Asset Management business is preferrable

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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