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Assistant VP, Senior Business/Data Analyst, Data Management Office

Posting Date:  17-Nov-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

The role is expected to perform advanced analytics and data development to support the vision, strategy and principles of the Enterprise Data Management team.  You will be part of the business function that will be leading the transformational build, use, and deployment of the bank’s next generation data analytics capabilities and infrastructure. The role requires you to work closely with business and IT to identify potential gaps and areas for enhancement and using your technical capability to implement analytical solutions.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Perform the role of a Business Analyst or Data Analyst on the Enterprise Data Architecture Group (EDAG) Programs to ensure the business requirements and deliverables are aligned to business priorities
  • Provide support to business stakeholders in identifying data trends, patterns and insights on our customers and business operations
  • Perform assessments and analysis on existing data ecosystems to identify, propose and implement solutions to enhance data quality, data consistency, and efficiency
  • Build and establish a strong relationship with business stakeholders, IT and vendors to deliver business value in the data projects
  • Partnering with various business/support units to provide deep expertise and advisory on data and analytical needs
  • Support the Enterprise Data Architecture and Governance Program by applying data modelling capabilities to design, build, and scale our data assets in accordance with our business priorities
  • Provide leadership to business stakeholders in the areas of understanding and charting out the business metadata. For example, the role will entail supporting the Enterprise Business Glossary and Data Dictionary for the Bank
  • Drive innovation initiatives under the business leadership team's guidance and directives.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Computing Science or related disciplines with at least 5 years of working experience in banking or financial industry
  • At least 7 years track record of Business Analysis on large data warehouse or BI projects
  • Understanding business models, data dictionaries and to be able to query data using an SQL tool is mandatory
  • Min 5 years working experience in Data Analytics or Business Intelligence tools
  • Knowledge of advanced analytics and BI tools like Qlik, MS BI, R and Tableau is a strong plus
  • Excellent presentation and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • 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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