Executive Director, Enterprise Data Strategy

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 19 Sep 17

Executive Director, Enterprise Data Strategy



The Data Management Office (DMO) and Big Data Analytics Group at UOB are transformational Group level functions that cover Data Governance, Quality, Big Data Analytics and Data Strategy. Reporting into the Chief Data Officer, this exciting role will be part of a group wide data and analytics transformation that will shape, execute, and drive maximum value from the Enterprise Data Strategy and Analytics vision across the UOB Group and Countries.

We are looking for a high energy business outcome focused individual who has the end to end breadth of experience and knowledge in the lifecycle of data in a large organization, preferably in financial services. You would have execution experience along the data and analytics value chain from foundational data Architecture and Governance, to the realization of business value through Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics and having these components work as one to delivery value and superior customer experience.
  • Lead a team of Data Strategy Partners team partnering with assigned business/support units to provide deep expertise and advisory on data and analytics needs to drive measurable revenue increases or productivity improvements
  • Drive and lead new capabilities in the area of Big Data, Strategic Analytics and Advanced Self Service Business Intelligence across the UOB group.
  • Drive Cross Segment strategic analytics initiatives.
  • Develop and represent the overall Data Roadmap for your assigned business/ support units.
  • Responsible to partner and keep the business/ support units informed of the Bank's data strategy and direction, and drive data related transformation change
  • Will be required to build and have strong relationship and influence with Business Segments Heads, Group Technology and Operations and Vendors to deliver business value via data.
  • Perform the role of a Business Lead on the Data Transformation Program to ensure business objectives and deliverable are aligned to business priorities on the Data Transformation Program
  • Drive Innovation initiatives under CDO guidance and directives.
  • Present and pitch at relevant Board level and Executive Steering Committees

Requirements
  • Degree in Business / Computing Science or data and analytics related disciplines with at least 15 years of working experience in banking industry
  • Track Record of Data / Information Architecture and Business Analytics Leadership experience in Financial Institutions
  • Experience presenting to Executive or Board level Committees in the area of Data and Analytics.
  • Excellent Program management and facilitation skills, with the ability to manage different stakeholders across the Bank and multitask across multiple projects
  • Demonstrated team management or people leadership experience.
  • Strategic thinking - The job requires a very high level stakeholder engagement with senior levels and decision makers.