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Vice President, Workplace Solutions and Design, Corporate Real Estate Services

Posting Date:  09-Nov-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 Finance and Corporate Services function manages the financial and administrative needs of the Group to help achieve its business goals.


Corporate Real Estate Services

We manage and administer matters relating to real estate on behalf of the Group. These include lease management, facilities management, as well as security and general service matters.

Job Responsibilities

•    Support the Head, Workplace Solutions and Design (WSD) in delivery of all related real estate strategies that are aligned to the UOB’s Group, CRES and WSD’s vision of building a high performance workplace 
•    Support in all implementation of robust real estate incl. design governance, including launching framework to work with external partners. This governance must be flexible yet appropriate and applicable
•    Leveraged on current design standards and guidelines while implementing real estate solutions
•    Work closely / seamlessly with peers and consultants when delivering projects and strategy on a consistent and regular basis

Job Requirements

•    Design experiences with over 12 years’ experience in managing large corporate offices design and fit outs (Large MNC, multi-level projects & Financial Institution) 
•    Ability to appreciate Consolidation and Expansion project strategies 
•    Able to work with efficiently with Adode ACAD, Words, Projects, Excel
•    Good stakeholder management and influencing skills: 
    o    Ability to engage in stakeholder meetings effectively and discussions when driving and influencing\ the workplace changes 
    o    Ability to challenge the norm constructively
•    Ability to work seamlessly with various stakeholders, both internal and external, consultants to ensure end to end regional project deliveries and strategy execution
•    Good knowledge of a sustainable office fit-out & change sustenance 
•    Customer Centricity – Ability to understand user / staff requirements and enhance customer experience through innovative solution
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
•    Proven track record in analytical and problem solving skills  in dynamic environments
•    Leadership quality, lead by example and have presence
•    Mature, well-mannered and independent with min 5 years of team management experience
•    Focused and structure personnel 
•    Resourceful  and collaborative team player

This can be a team lead role for someone with the right candidature.

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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