United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

Technology & Competitor Scanning Research, Digital Bank

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) | Date Posted: 28-Aug-2018
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Qualification:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Functional area: Personal Financial Services (PFS)
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

You will be part of a very vibrant and dynamic team at the heart of the new UOB Digital Bank that is innovating the way the customers engage with the bank through the most customized experiences possible.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform thorough, systematic analysis of key Fintech industry trends; the general social economic and political environment; legal and regulatory issues; customers; current and potential competitors
  • Perform systemic analysis of competitor products and strategies including UX/UI, feature enhancements and releases
  • Perform horizon scanning for Fintech capability in areas of interest for UOB
  • Translate data into executable and effective market and intelligence reports
  • Provide market and competitive insights through presentations and reports to senior management and various internal management teams to allow effective strategic and tactical decision-making and implementation
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of data sources and market intelligence tools, capabilities and practices, evaluating their credibility and potential utility, and leverage them across the company where appropriate
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of designated markets and trends through reading reports, market research, and financial modeling and analysis
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders to identify emerging needs and business challenges
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in data analytics or business intelligence units, preferably in financial industry
  • A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in research, policy, engineering or economics
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of different research methodologies and data analysis techniques
  • Strong customer focus and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadline constraints
  • Ability to network effectively at all levels and influence without direct management oversight
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving and analytics and capable of driving insight to action
  • Ability to articulate with strong presentation skills and to contribute to executive-level discourse
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive; self-starters will thrive in this position
  • In-depth knowledge of digital banking, banking products and the overall industry a strong plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated. Can-do spirit.
Company Overview
United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)