Vice President, Risk & Control, Global Markets Operations Centre

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
01 Dec 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Vice President, Risk & Control, Global Markets Operations Centre

Posting Date: 30-Nov-2022

Location: Singapore (City Area), Singapore, Singapore, 048624

Company: United Overseas Bank 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
The Global Market function leverages our in-depth knowledge of markets to provide timely financial advice, products and solutions to our clients. Together with our segment managers, we manage our clients' investment, liability and risk management needs through a comprehensive suite of treasury products and services across multiple asset classes.

Job Responsibilities
  • You will be the Risk & Control lead for Global Markets Operations.
  • You will lead the Risk & Control framework through various programs which include developing appropriate Key Risk Controls Self-Assessment (KRCSA), Key Risk Indictors (KRI), Management Risk Awareness (MRA), Incident Reporting (IRF), Business Continuity Management (BCM) thereof by which the BAU monitoring can be well managed.
  • You will use your subject matter expertise and industry knowledge to provide independent oversight and credible challenge to the Operations team risk and control activities.
  • You will perform independent assessment of root causes and mitigating actions for issues and incidents as well as any subsequent escalation and reporting to senior management.
  • You will support Audit/Regulatory engagements including coordination, communications, and required actions with management committees, internal auditors, external auditors, regulators and other internal stakeholders as appropriate. You will manage audit activities and supports the business during audits in ensuring the appropriate risks are reported and actions to rectify the risks.
  • You will provide oversight on the control and risk assessments for overseas subsidiaries and branches.
  • You will proactively use data analytics for analysis of control issues and emerging risks.

Job Requirements
  • Degree holder
  • More than 8 years of experience working in Banking & Finance industry
  • Preferably, you also possess good knowledge and understanding on operational risk management and financial industry regulations.
  • Good knowledge of Global Markets products and processes, application systems and data management.
  • A team player, strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively, under pressure, in a rapid changing environment, as well as autonomously and as an effective member of a dynamic team.
  • Possesses good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-driven, meticulous and able to operate expeditiously to deliver results and meet tight timelines.

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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