VP, Anti-Financial Crimes, Programme Management Office (Raffles (City Area), Singapore, SG, 048624)

United Overseas Bank Limited

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 Compliance function is a strategic partner and a trusted business enabler to the Board and senior management. It is our responsibility to ensure that the Group continuously fulfils its regulatory obligations in today’s tight and dynamic regulatory landscape. To do that, we work closely with internal stakeholders to identify and to assess regulatory risks. This collaboration also includes developing practical solutions that integrate regulations into operational requirements as well as actively shaping and promoting stronger compliance culture and literacy in the Bank.

Job Responsibilities


  • Reports to Head, AFC PMO, covering AFC (comprises AML and Fraud) projects 
  • Support complex transformation project through its entire lifecycle – from strategy formulation through to execution and monitoring
  • Preparation of project plans, status updates, stakeholder management and communication plans
  • Liaise with stakeholders across the Bank to manage issues, risks and interdependencies (IRDs) between projects that cuts across functions and countries
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure that projects are progressing in accordance with agreed milestones
  • Draw linkages between projects and demonstrate design thinking in proposing efficiency and effectiveness recommendations across projects
  • Highlight gaps and provide objective recommendations to troubleshoot project misalignments, remove redundancies and overlaps
  • Synthesize aggregated data, progress, IRDs and findings into bite-sized/thematic content for Management updates

Job Requirements


  • Excellent oral, written English and competency with MS Office suite
  • Good Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, economics or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 7-10 years of hands-on experience in managing regional projects in the banking or financial services industry. Knowledge of anti-financial crime compliance preferred
  • Impeccable integrity and proven performance track record to deliver outstanding work
  • Good understanding of banking trends and industry developments
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to evolving stakeholder expectations
  • Project management skills and familiarity with projects management tools. Have demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects and large delivery teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently under pressure and as part of a team and produce high quality presentation materials for Management
  • Agile and inquisitive with an ability to think “outside the box”

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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