Posting Date: 01-Sep-2021
Location: Alexandra Road, Singapore, SG
Company: United Overseas Bank Limited
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.
We are looking for a high-performing, seasoned technologist to join the Cards Technology delivery management team to support the Group’s strategy in building a world-class technology organization while embracing a culture of diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of IT professionals to provide application delivery, development, and maintenance of Cards processor systems globally and in conjunction with the other Cards application development teams and technology groups. The candidate should be able to identify how the big picture of the UOB cards programs come together from inception through implementation and deliver capabilities in production across the Cards technology stack. He/she needs to ensure alignment with the UOB cards technology standards in the design and execution of projects.
This candidate will be responsible for providing technology leadership in designing Cards solutions and to plan and deliver system changes for the UOB Cards platforms globally to provide higher efficiency, quality and increase cost effectiveness while minimizing operational risk. This role would require interaction with T&O leadership and other product stakeholders to deliver the Group strategic priorities. He/she requires exceptional communication skills across both technology, operations, and the business to develop and implement best-in-class solutions and will have a high degree of visibility. He/she would need to collaborate within the technology teams to identify efficiency models to achieve technology productivity targets in alignment with Group Technology strategy. The candidate will be a rigorous technical lead with a strong understanding of how to build scalable, enterprise level global Cards applications. This candidate will also be directly responsible for providing talent management and people leadership for the Cards technology application development team under his/her purview.
The ideal candidate will be a dependable and resourceful technology management professional who can comfortably work in a large development organization in a globally distributed, dynamic work environment that fosters diversity, teamwork, and collaboration. He/she should be passionate about Technology and have a mindset to be technically hands-on if needed. Well-versed in the latest trends, especially around disruptive technology, and proven record in execution. The ability to work and thrive in high pressure environment is essential. This role will report to the Head of Cards Technology for team planning and strategic execution of business priorities.
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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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