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Senior VP, Head of Assurance & Analytics, Group Retail

Posting Date:  16-Jun-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

Job Responsibilities

Review and Testing

  • Develops, strengthens, maintains and ensures quality delivery & reporting of a robust AFC Testing and Quality Assurance program
  • Owns testing processes, methods and standards to ensure incorporation of leading testing practices
  • Ensures appropriate validation and documentation processes of analytic results, including senior management reporting
  • Responsible for the effectiveness of controls through the execution of correspondence assurance review (i.e., Control Sampling Testing, Forward-Looking Indicator etc.)


Portfolio Analytics and Automation

  • Develops, enhances, and validates the methods of measuring and analyzing risk
  • Advances Risk Management methodology and integrate models into strategic business decisions and planning, oversees model development, validation, and deployment efforts
  • Drives automation of controls by leveraging analytics
  • Ensures adoption of advanced data analysis techniques that leverage technology to process large volumes of data and perform complex computations in a scalable, reproducible and automated manner
  • Supervises the implementation and execution of the data analytic tests/ indicators to facilitate risk monitoring and lead the team to conduct the relevant assessment
  • Ensures quality MI reports and dashboard for regular or ad-hoc presentations to senior management


Stakeholder Engagement

  • Partners relevant stakeholders to understand the source of new data and continue to improve the process of defining, extracting, utilizing and automating the new data


Leadership and Capacity Management

  • Responsible for performance management, leave management, hiring and training in line with HR policies and best practices
  • Guides and mentors individual members of the team to enhance skills, industry and regulatory awareness, technical and institutional knowledge

Job Requirements

  • 12 years of direct experience in the financial industry, preferably assurance and data analytics functions
  • Strong domain knowledge in AML and Sanctions (other Fin. Crime risks are a plus),
  • Strong organization skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong senior stakeholder management, the ability to build constructive partnerships with diverse stakeholders and challenge where required
  • Demonstrates in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge in related fields
  • Solid experience in Risk, Control & Governance, Operations, Assurance and Analytics

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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