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Senior Officer, Trade Operation Centre, Group Technology & Ops

Posting Date:  31-Dec-2021


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 Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

Primary responsibility is to process daily trade transactions in a timely and accurate manner within service level agreement and in accordance with regulatory requirements, guidelines and bank’s procedures.


    • Daily basis process trade related transactions accurately, ensure work accomplishment in strict compliance with the International Chamber of Commerce Rules and Bank's policies and procedures.
    • Trade Documents checking
    • Ability to monitor the incoming/outgoing activities and reconcile periodically throughout the day. Additionally, track some of the other daily reports and perform reconciliation as needed.
    • Liaise with client on updating the trade transaction status and/or routing trade transaction operational issues.
    • Ability to identify and provide operational solution to potential bottleneck in daily operation.
    • Contribute to various process improvements and other projects as allocated.

Job Requirements

    • Graduate, preferably in Degree in Banking & Finance/ Information Systems / Computer Science/ Business Management or other applicable fields.
    • At least 1-2 years working experiences (Experience in International Trade experience advantageous).
    • Knowledge of UCP, ISBP, URC, ISP, URDG
    • Experience in Excel Macros, VBA and/or Python advantageous
    • Good interpersonal skills, clear and concise in communications.
    • Self-starter, goal-oriented, ability to multi-task and a team player.
    • Enjoys working in a fast and dynamic environment.

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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