United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

VP, FX Advisor (Private Bank)

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) | Date Posted: 8-Feb-2019
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Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide live advice to IA’s, RM’s and Direct Access Clients (DAC) with a focus on short-term expectations and insights into market flows
  • Provide active and comprehensive sales coverage
  • Apply fair and competitive prices at all times
  • Monitor DAC transactions and positions  to ensure compliance with established credit limits
  • Initiate Margin call and/or close procedures where appropriate and in line with policy,
  • Ensure trade execution and order capturing processes are followed.
  • Adhere to the “Know Your Client” principle
  • Ensure client related events are captured in “Call report database” where applicable
  • Assist with presentations and preparing news and information updates.
  • Adhere to advisory framework and responsible for Enhance Due Diligence for Complex Derivatives

Core Interfaces / Relationships / Systems:

  • Execution and deal booking via GMIM Channels
  • Margin Man & Web based prices (Merlin, BARX, Cortex, MaxxTrader)
  • Bloomberg
  • Middle Office / PB Operations (Securities Support)
  • Credit Advisory
  • Interbank Counterparties
  • Product Managers

Job Requirements:

1.  Personal and Social

  • Ability to socialise/communicate with people from all spectrum
  • Genuine and sincere in wanting to help others
  • Approachable
  • Team player as well as ability to function independently

2. Professional and Technical

  • Ability to understand FX Swaps, NDF’s, and FX Options
  • Ability to decipher market news/data and how it affects markets
  • Technical knowledge of FX market
  • Strong communication skills

3. Years of relevant job experience

  • 8 to 10 years in advisory role, technically proficient in FX markets. 

4. Educational degree

  • Post / graduate qualification or many years of experience

5. Languages

  • Excellent English language skills, oral and written. Business Mandarin required to communicate with counterparts in region
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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)