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First VP, Regional Foreign Direct Investment Business Development, GIM

Posting Date:  13-Jan-2023

Singapore (City Area), Singapore, Singapore, 048624

Company:  United Overseas Bank Ltd

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

UOB's FDI Advisory Unit serves as an one-stop shop dedicated to helping companies set up regional operations in Asia. In addition to UOB's full suite of financial solutions, our close collaboration with government agencies, trade associations and professional service providers enables us to offer holistic, customised solutions to your business. Through our ten UOB FDI Centres across Asia, we harness the strengths of UOB's extensive network and deep local knowledge to help lower the barriers for your cross-border’s expansion.

Job Responsibilities

As part of the Foreign Direct Investment, Greater China team, you will be responsible to:

  • identify cross border business opportunities arising from both outbound and inbound foreign direct investments (“FDI”) in the country, primarily to engage and support the corporate clients from Taiwan and Greater China. 
  • develop and maintain external partnerships with government investment and trade promotion agencies, business associations, professional service providers and internal business units, you shall deliver a one-stop service to FDI.
  • strategize and execute marketing strategies such as organizing outreach symposiums with business partners to raise market awareness on the bank’s FDI advisory service and its regional banking capabilities.
  • to ensure overall success in delivering the assigned Key Performance Indicators, you need to work closely with business units and regional teams to devise strategies in achieving the targets. A proper tracking of the targets’ achievements shall be implemented and reported periodically to Group FDI Advisory.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum bachelor degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience; preferably in promoting investment and trade or overseas investment advisory
  • Candidate with some banking experience will be an advantage
  • Existing network within Chinese business community (Taiwan and Greater China) and good understanding of investor sentiment.
  • Highly-motivated, disciplined and a self-starter
  • Ability to work independently, highly resourceful and has mobility for frequent travels
  • Strong communication and business networking skills,
  • Mandarin language skills is required due to Taiwan and Greater China market focus

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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