First VP, Project Manager, Group Business Banking and Technology Operations First VP, Project Manager, Group Business Banking  …

United Overseas Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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United Overseas Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
United Overseas Bank
First VP, Project Manager, Group Business Banking and Technology Operations
Posting Date: 22-Feb-2021

Location: 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 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
Stakeholders and Communication Management
  • Manage projects planning and execution while delegating and managing deliverables with team members and stakeholders
  • Determine process and standards for status reports on programs and projects, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Provide status reporting on project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues across leadership and business stakeholders

Process and Delivery Management
  • Manage portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of businesses and one or more countries
  • Own project managements projects deliveries
  • Manage all aspects of project management to ensure overall project is aligned and directly support the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Prepare projects reports for stakeholders, manage day-to-day projects escalations and arrange project team meetings
  • Ensure assignment of adequate resources to achieve objectives in planned timeframes
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs across projects
  • Act as internal quality control for projects management
  • Manage ongoing quality control for projects management
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Monitor, track, and control outcome of issue resolution, conflicts, dependencies, and critical paths deliverables
  • Manage projects issues and risks to mitigate impact to business

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar domain
  • At least 10 years of relevant banking and/or consulting experience
  • PMP certified
  • Good understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project resource plan that ensures that the right people are in the right place doing the right things at the right time
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations
  • Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, as this is a highly visible position with substantial impact
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish rapport and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence

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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