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Senior VP, Energy & Chemicals, Sector Solutions Group

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior VP, Energy & Chemicals, Sector Solutions Group

Posting Date: 22 Nov 2023

Singapore (City Area), Singapore, Singapore, 048624

Company: United Overseas Bank Ltd

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

UOB Group Wholesale Banking & Markets Marketing (GWMM) is the central marketing function for Group Wholesale Banking (GWB) and Global Markets (GM). We work with all business functions within GWB and GM to develop marketing strategies and plans. We collaborate and lead across the business functions in GWB and GM, bringing marketing and customer insights to cross-functional stakeholders across relationship managers, product, customers and executive leadership. Headquartered in Singapore, we offer marketing expertise to develop go-to-market plans to drive and support business goals and initiatives, as well as manage all internal and external marketing communications.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Sector Head of Energy & Chemicals, of which the Power & Renewables (P&R) sub-sector comes under, your responsibilities include the implementation and execution of sector-specific strategies, initiatives, and solutions for the P&R sub-sector. You will be required to work with multiple stakeholders including Coverage Segments (Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Structured Trade and Commodities Finance (STCF) and Financial Institution Group), Product Partners and Credit Partners across UOB focused markets for growing and delivering financial and non-financial targets.
• Responsible for growing the P&R sub-sector portfolio's cross-sell and non-loan income
• Driving the growth of Financial Supply Chain Management solutions for clients both existing and new clients in the P&R sub-sector.
• Structuring Sustainable Financing solutions (Green, Sustainable or Transition finance) for clients in the P&R sector
• Responsible for driving pitches and to originate sector-led solutions / transactions with key strategic clients in the P&R sub-sector.
• Leverage on industry insights and data analytics to define key industry developments leading to critical customer painpoints and new customer banking requirements for the sector.
• To refine client coverage, improve client penetration and design new products and solutions for clients in the P&R sub-sector.
• Lead and organized events such as industry networking events, workshops or seminars to generate raise UOB's profile in the P&R sub-sector and generate leads.
• Deepening sectoral (or sub-sector) knowledge and expertise in line with the objective of building UOB's reputation as the "go-to" regional Bank for the P&R sector.

Job Requirements
• Minimum Bachelor's degree in technical subjects - Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or any other concentration relevant to the Energy and Chemicals (E&C) sector or P&R sub-sector.
• At least 10-15 years' banking experience covering the Energy & Chemicals sector in a similar role, or in Corporate / Commercial Banking or Project Finance in Asia with substantive focus in the E&C sector or P&R sub-sector or;
• For candidates without prior banking experience, 15 years' business or commercial experience in the E&C sector or P&R sub-sector either in a commercial , treasury management or business development role can be considered
• Critical to have good knowledge and experience in originating and structuring financial supply chain management solutions or ecosystem banking solutions for the E&C sector or P&R sub-sector
• Understanding of banking products such as Cash Management, Trade and Financial Supply Chain Management, Treasury and Hedging Solutions.
• Knowledge of sustainability or ESG developments in the E&C sector or P&R sub-sector.
• Good grasp and experience in ESG/Green Loans, Sustainability-Linked and Transition Financing.
• Good interpersonal and communications skills to engage with internal and external stakeholders.
• Experience in dealing with 3rd party financing platforms such as Prime Revenue, Nexus, LiquidX, Bolero, DLT or SAP Ariba etc, will be an advantage

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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