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Vice President (1), Country Coverage Officer, Group International Management

Posting Date:  09-Nov-2021

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 Group Strategy and International Management function supports the Group’s corporate and strategic planning and hold the responsibility for providing management oversight to the Bank’s overseas banking subsidiaries and branches. We are focused on enabling the sustainable growth of our international business by deepening and entrenching stakeholder relationships across our network.

Job Responsibilities

The Country Coverage Officer provides both Governance and advisory support to overseas subsidiaries and branches of the Bank Group in ensuring that the overseas entities are enabled to contribute towards the growth of the International franchise. Some of the work duties and activities includes the following;

  • Track the timely closure of Audit and Regulatory related issues.
  • Guide, direct and support the requests from overseas entities to relevant Head Office stakeholders for timely resolution 
  • Intermediate on behalf of Head Office stakeholders on rollout of various initiatives to the overseas branches.
  • Provide advice on international best practice process to standardise approach across the overseas entities.

Job Requirements

  • Min. 5 years in a wholesale banking frontline environment understanding business process and risk assessment 
  • Exhibit strong Governance mindset to meet high Regulatory standards
  • Have some background in managing projects
  • Interested to work with colleagues from various cultures

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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