Vice President, Strategy and Partnership Manager (North Asia), Group Retail

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Jun 07, 2023
Jun 14, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Vice President, Strategy and Partnership Manager (North Asia), Group Retail

Posting Date: 4 Jun 2023


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

The Retail function provides Personal and Business Banking customers with financial solutions tailored to their needs. We help them manage their money wisely and meet their financial goals through an extensive range of products and services. These include deposit, insurance, secured and unsecured loans, investment and wealth advisory services.

Personal Financial Services

We design and provide products and services that empower our customers to enjoy greater banking convenience while they extract more value from their money. In particular, we are focused on promoting and developing healthy saving and investment practices across generations.

Job Responsibilities

Strategy and Partnership Manager is responsible to magnify core business intents and themes in our acquisition business via suitable , scalable and timely initiatives and partnership to drive franchise growth

Strategy and Partnership Manager play an important role in formulating acquisition strategies of high net worth clients to Privilege Banking/ Privilege Reserve.

Internally, you will be working closely with Senior/Client Acquisition Managers, Senior/Client Advisors as well as other business units within the group.

Externally, you will be the liaison person between the bank and other external business partners for the purpose of acquiring high net worth clients to Privilege Banking / Privilege Reserve


  • Build a network of strategic business partnerships internally within the bank
  • Work externally with partners to build partnership ecosystem in relevant markets and industry sectors
  • Drive regional strategies and joint collaborations with regional subsidiaries as one bank
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to conceptualise joint customer value propositions to attract prospects
Acquisition Strategies
  • Formulate and drive feasible and effective business strategies aligned with market insights of HNWIs in regional markets
  • Curate initiatives and campaigns to generate leads and referrals from internal and external partners
  • Keep abreast with market changes and take appropriate decisions to execute, alter or enhance initiatives to better suit dynamic client acquisition conditions
  • MIS / Management Reporting
Events and Initiatives
  • Facilitate the organization of best in class events and webinars which serve as a platform to build awareness of Privilege Banking and increase engagement leads
  • Organise client and prospect events onshore and offshore to drive New-to-Franchise clients
  • Building Business sources and multipliers for NTB leads and referrals via Omni channels
Job Requirements
  • Degree holder with at least 5 years of experience preferably with Sales, Marketing , Business development and/or Strategic Planning background
  • Strong leadership, problem solving and communications. Able to negotiate and deal effectively with people and partners
  • A creative, strategic and analytical thinker with ability to work with multiple stakeholders internally and externally
  • Knowledge of the regional markets (preferably North Asia) , potential as well as regulatory framework
  • Organized, independent & good team player
  • Strong business acumen , high energy and drive to succeed
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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