VP, People Experience, Workplace and Change Management, Corporate Real Estate Services

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Mar 29, 2023
Apr 12, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
VP, People Experience, Workplace and Change Management, Corporate Real Estate Services

Posting Date: 26-Mar-2023

Location: Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company: 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
Corporate Real Estate Services
We manage and administer matters relating to real estate on behalf of the Group. These include lease management, facilities management, workplace transformation as well as security and general service matters.
UOB Group has a total of 7.1M sf of real estate of which 3.6Mk sf are offices housing ca. 25k employees globally.
Group CRES embarked on the workplace transformation journey, since April 2018. By end 2022, ca. 0.75M sf of office spaces will be transformed in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Our UOB High Performance Workplace transformation will be a progressive one throughout the next 3 to 5 years.

Job Responsibilities
It is the intent of this role to ensure that during our workplace transformation journey employees are effectively engaged, be better communicated and be ready to perform at their optimum in a hybrid workplace setting. CRES is looking for a dynamic, engaged and creative individual with a strong sense of ownership and outcome driven. A team play who can ideate, co-create and execute in an efficient manner with relevant team and stakeholders.
  1. Good understanding of Workplace Strategy, with a deep understanding of data analytics while delivering change management
  2. Lead and drive change manage to promote awareness with regards to
    1. Workplace Transformation (Space & Technology)
    2. People Agenda & related aspects (Mindset & Behavior)
  3. Develop content for a range of change communications collaterals & tools
  4. Influence UOB Business stakeholders on recommended approach
    1. Embrace the hybrid workplace setting
    2. Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)
    3. Agile & Growth mindset
  5. Manage issues and crisis as appropriate and when need arises
  6. Keeping up with in trend current affairs
  7. Ensure good quality and consistency in materials produced and published

Job Requirements
  • A good 7 to 10 years of relevant experience
  • Good understanding of our real estate business, its potential impact and communicating and fleshing out ideas to create awareness
  • Good presentation skills to interpret business information and data
  • A strategic thinker with strong problems solving skills and interpersonal skills
  • Soft skills - A people person who can effectively engage in both formal and an informal setting
  • Excellent English writing skill with the ability to bring about ideas to life in a concise and engaging manner

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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