United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

VP / Assistant VP, Structured Trade Operations

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)| Date Posted: 19-Jun-2020
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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
  • Manage and Supervise team which are responsible for processing Trade Finance transactions for Overseas Branches
  • Team management including resource planning
  • Manage escalations of Trade Finance technical matters for resolution
  • Work with overseas branches and overall supervision of Trade finance operations
  • Drive and implement Efficiency and System projects to achieve department objectives on efficiency and automation
  • Change manager to lead the team for managing changes in processes and systems
  • Responsible for Audit and Internal control matters, ensure all key controls are in place
  • Authorise and complete trade transactions as and when required
  • Ensure timely and quality service delivery to all overseas branches
  • Cross train and cover other team members when necessary
Job Requirements
  • Excellent team player with experience in managing team
  • Knowledge of Trade Finance products and processes
  • Adaptable to changes and able to lead team members to adapt to changes
  • Ability to connect and communicate with team members from all levels
  • Work independently and coherently with all team members
  • Good knowledge of applicable trade finance rules, eg. UPC, URC, ISBP etc.
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in Trade Finance Operations
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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)