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Posting Date:  21-Oct-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

Group International Management (GIM) provides management and governance oversight to our international branches, overseas banking subsidiaries, and private equity investment management subsidiaries to achieve sustainable development and contribution to UOB. Via our investment management platforms, we are able to provide financing to privately-held companies in ASEAN and China through direct equity investment. From offices in New York and Paris (aside from Singapore), we are also able to provide integrated asset management solutions with a comprehensive product range that serves institutional investors worldwide and to bring UOB’s Asian regional investment strengths to clients outside that region who are seeking exposure in Asia - thus meeting clients’ needs across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Job Responsibilities

You are responsible for identifying and engaging foreign direct investment (“FDI”) opportunities, primarily for the Japanese corporates/FDIs and translate these opportunities into new business for the Bank.


You will be developing and engaging new and existing partnerships that will generate quality leads and to develop mindshare to raise market awareness on the Bank’s FDI Advisory and its regional banking capabilities.


In order to ensure overall success in delivering the assigned Key Performance Indicators, you need to work closely with business units and regional teams to devise action plans in achieving the targets.

Job Requirements

  • Business acumen to understand FDI landscape in ASEAN and develop action plans to value add and support the foreign investors.
  • A proven track record in engaging Japanese business community and ecosystem to facilitate cross border investments and ability to advise corporates on regional investments   
  • Ability to build rapport and mindshare with both internal and external partners to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Outcome focused to translate opportunities into new business
  • Write and communicate well in English and Japanese to handle Japanese markets
  • Banking experience 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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