UBS Financial Services Head of Wealth Management Technology Japan in Tokyo, Japan

Your role:

Are you passionate about a fast growing business environment requiring your team to deliver robust and scalable systems? Do you have a drive to innovate? We’re looking for someone like that to help us:

  • support the Wealth Management Japan business strategy, ensuring technology is at the forefront of driving this

  • be a key point of contact for collaboration across business and other key stakeholders locally and regionally in developing and supporting software solutions

  • understand, interpret and implement UBS best practice and adherence to regulatory technology requirements

  • maintain a stable production environment

  • identify opportunities for optimization and innovation

  • Lead the Japan Wealth Management technology team with drive and passion for outcomes and success

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working as the Wealth Management Head of Technology for Japan, reporting into the Japan IT head and into Wealth Management Technology APAC. You are responsible for all aspects of Technology to support the Japan business function as well as working with Regional / Global counterparts to ensure integrity of the UBS environment.

Your expertise:

You have:

  • similar senior manager level experience working in financial services industry, preferably Wealth Management / Private Banking

  • 10+ years of hands on enterprise software development experience along with architectural mindset and capability

  • ability to define and factor in performance, scalability, availability, resiliency, security, and maintainability when making technology selection and application

  • ability to define, communicate, and help teams on development standards (coding standards, technology choices), best practices, and appropriate tools

  • strong written and verbal communication skills in Japanese and English and be able to orchestrate technical discussion and activities with global and offshore teams

  • self-initiative and comfortable working independently even in difficult situations

You are:

– passionate about using software to solve complex business problems

– a proven team player able to work in a collaborative way across business units, teams and regions

– self-motivated and are able to progress tasks with autonomy and integrity, willing to challenge when appropriate

– have strong sense in how to build high quality and robust IT solutions.

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 177972BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Head of Wealth Management Technology Japan

City: Tokyo

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Japan

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)