First VP / VP, Regional FDI Business Development - Greater China (Taiwan Desk)

United Overseas Bank Limited

Job Description

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.

The Wholesale Bank function operates a dynamic business model that provides financial services and solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives. Our mission is to become the premier-provider of banking services and solutions for Asia-based commercial banking companies (small medium enterprises), large corporations, financial institutions as well as multinational corporations. Our coverage teams work in full alignment with specialised teams across Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Group Retail to deliver seamless solutions to our clients.

You will be responsible for identifying cross border business opportunities arising from both outbound and inbound foreign direct investments (“FDI”) in the country, primarily to engage and support the corporate clients from Greater China focusing on Taiwan and Hong Kong markets.  

Through developing and maintaining external partnerships with government investment and trade promotion agencies, business associations, professional service providers and internal business units, you shall deliver a one-stop service to FDI.

You are also required to strategize and execute marketing strategies such as organizing outreach symposiums with business partners to raise market awareness on the bank’s FDI advisory service and its regional banking capabilities.

In order to ensure overall success in delivering the assigned Key Performance Indicators, you need to work closely with business units and regional teams to devise strategies in achieving the targets. A proper tracking of the targets’ achievements shall be implemented and reported periodically to Group FDI Advisory.

- Minimum bachelor degree from a recognized university
- Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience; preferably in promoting investment and trade or overseas investment advisory
- Candidate with some banking experience will be an advantage 
- Existing network within Taiwanese business community and good understanding of investor sentiment. 
- Strong communication and business networking skills
- Highly-motivated, disciplined and a self-starter 
- Ability to work independently and highly resourceful
- Able to write and communicate well in both English and Chinese.

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