VP/AVP, Strategic Planning, UOB Asset Management

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
07 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
VP/AVP, Strategic Planning, UOB Asset Management

Posting Date: 05-May-2022

Location: Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company: UOB Asset Management Ltd

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
UOB Asset Management is a leading Asian asset manager with award-winning investment expertise in fixed income and equities. Headquartered in Singapore, we offer global investment management expertise to individuals, institutions and corporations from a regional network spanning Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Japan and beyond. Our comprehensive product suite includes innovative solutions covering retail unit trusts, exchange-traded funds and customised portfolio management services.

Job Responsibilities
  • To provide analytical and research support to the Strategic Planning Office in the execution of its key strategic initiatives to achieve its 5-year plan.
  • To perform regular review of the 5-year Strategic Plan, communicate progress to external & internal stakeholders and recommend adjustments if needed.
  • Perform primary and secondary research to identify key market trends/business operating models to study & evaluate for possible integration into UOBAM Group's business & transformation plans.
  • To provide analytical and research support to the business & investment teams to define UOBAM's overall business positioning. This will include defining UOBAM's unique selling point, identifying how does this translate into a customer value proposition and how to set up the right capabilities and structure to deliver this value.
  • To perform primary and secondary research to benchmark UOBAM's business performance across its key business lines across the region
  • To perform primary and secondary research to benchmark UOBAM's business development, investment management and operations capabilities against key competitor.
  • To perform necessary financial analysis to support partnerships and acquisitions
  • To plan the scheduling, agenda & facilitation of the SPO meetings.

Job Requirements
  • A degree holder with minimum 5 years' experience in a similar capacity in the asset management, financial services industry and/or experience in providing consultation services in the consultancy business space.
  • An independent contributor with a strong sense of initiative & has the ability to drive projects effectively & work with cross functional teams to deliver results.
  • Able to appreciate the asset management industry & financial market environment on a high level while able to be meticulous enough to work with data for deep level analysis.
  • Good knowledge in data collection & data analysis methods.
  • Advanced MS Excel & MS PPT skill sets are a must while having experience with data visualization platforms (e.g. QLIK) is a definite advantage.
  • Able to work independently, possesses good interpersonal and communication skills.

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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