United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

AVP / Manager, Portfolio & Regulatory Management – Business Banking Analytics Modelling

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) | Date Posted: 11-Jul-2018
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'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Functional area: Group Retail Shared Services
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

United Overseas Bank (“UOB”) is seeking talented individuals for an Analyst role within our Business Banking Analytics Modeling team. The candidate should have a strong understanding of statistical concepts, programming skills and a keen analytical mind. 

  • Develop, maintain and enhance Basel credit risk models and retail scorecards (application, behavioural, etc) to support credit risk and performance management of Business Banking portfolios regionally
  • Generate, analyse and monitor portfolio risk and capital reports, scorecard performance reports and booking profiles. Provide ad-hoc credit risk analyses to business managers, senior management and other key stakeholders
  • Drive the use of scorecard and Basel models in customer acquisition, portfolio management, collections and other areas of the credit cycle, through regular engagement with business managers, credit approvers, collections team and other stakeholders
  • Conduct UAT and support deployment of models, as well as analytics datamart enhancement initiatives
  • Conduct periodic training and research and development of new models, methodologies and model applications
  • Undergraduate degree in a quantitative programme, such as Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Financial Engineering, etc. Business, Finance and Economics degrees with a strong quantitative focus and highly relevant working experience will be considered
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in credit risk model development/validation, or similar analytic roles in a retail banking environment.  Experience in small business segment is favorable
  • Sound understanding of statistical hypothesis testing concepts and techniques
  • Strong computing skills: SAS - Programming, Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner; SQL and database familiarity; MS Office applications, including advanced spreadsheet functionalities. Competency in R, Python and VBA will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written) and highly meticulous. Able to work independently with minimal supervision
Company Overview
United Overseas Bank Ltd (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. Today, UOB is rated among the world’s top banks: ‘Aa1’ by Moody’s and ‘AA-’ by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings. Generations of UOB employees for the past 80 years have carried through the entrepreneurial spirit, focus on long-term value creation and an unwavering commitment to do what is right for our customers and our colleagues. At UOB, we believe in being a responsible financial services provider and we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our stakeholders and in the communities in which we operate. Just as we are dedicated to helping our customers manage their finances wisely and grow their businesses,