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VP/AVP/MGR, Product Management, Business Management, Global Markets in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: Grp GM - Business Management Singapore
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Job responsibilities:

This is a key role within Global Markets (GM) Business Management responsible for product management / coordination.  You will be required to understand the product/business rationale and key considerations associated with new products implementation. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

Product Management
  • Operationalize and spearhead the GM product management process for products under the purview of the Pre-Trade Approval Group and the Product Program Committee
  • Partnership with GM product managers to facilitate new product launches and ongoing product review of existing products
  • Review and distillate model validation submission, reports and results
  • Proactive management of key stakeholders (e.g. risk management, technology and operations, finance, legal and compliance, etc) to ensure key considerations and associated issues, if any, are addressed in a timely fashion to shorten the “time-to-market” for new products / markets
  • Maintenance of product documentation and information database
Business Policy Governance
  • Development and review of in-business policies and procedures to ensure sound and consistent business / control practices in dealing room settings
  • In business advisory to desk heads and overseas treasurers on policy / procedural matters in conjunction with the Business Assurance and Control team, where appropriate
  • Ad hoc assignments in general and in the space of OTC derivatives reforms
Job requirements:

The incumbent is expected to have the following background and competencies:
  • Degree in a finance, business or quantitative discipline.  Additional finance / risk management qualifications such as FRM / PRM / CFA and background in model validation related work will be highly desirable
  • Preferably with 3-7 years’ experience in a financial institution with exposure to aspects of the product value chain (e.g., product features, processes and controls, risk and capital, and other operational considerations, etc)
  • Open to also train candidates without prior experience   
  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills.  Ideally with experience in coordination role dealing with various stakeholders from different areas
  • Meticulous, highly motivated and committed to deliver as a team player as well as a competent/independent individual