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UBS Singapore Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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UBS Group CEO Sergio P. Ermotti
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  1. "Operation analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Operations Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Intern - Operations Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UBS as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and structured programs

    Cons

    Don’t encourage cross department mobility

    Advice to Management

    Please keep on eye on contractors, they can be resistant to change and also deteriorate the company culture


  2. "Encouraging and supportive work culture"

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    Former Intern - Corporate Services in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Intern - Corporate Services in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UBS as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    - flat structure (able to coffee chat with almost anyone in the organisation)
    - ideas welcomed
    - supportive work culture
    - work-life balance still achievable

    Cons

    - elitist
    - too structured

    Advice to Management

    Continue to delight new interns!

  3. "Good culture and working environment, nice people"

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    Former Intern - Under Group Tech in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Intern - Under Group Tech in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UBS as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - flat hierarchy
    - good culture
    - good work life balance

    Cons

    relatively lower pay than other banks


  4. "Chief Credit Officer, Wealth Management SEA"

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    Current Employee - Executive Director in Holland Village (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Holland Village (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Opportunity and exposure, able to empower people to develop the potential. The overall Risk culture is good. The client platform is superb and expect to be better.

    Cons

    Workload and long working hours. Salary and bonus are off the market as there are no mechanism to adjust annually. A number of key talents are Long overdue for a promotion and pay rise.


  5. "IT analyst"

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    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UBS (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They don't care about performance.

    Cons

    Lots of politics. Manager care who he/she likes, does not see the performance.

    Advice to Management

    Pls keep the company value which indicates in the UBS website.


  6. "Assistant fx trader"

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    Current Employee - Assistant FX Trader in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Assistant FX Trader in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    reputable big bank with substantial market size in FX trading business and career opportunity

    Cons

    Long hours and bight shift for FX trading at UBS

    Advice to Management

    Pay more for night shift employees


  7. "UBS review for the working environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    the working environment in FX investment bank is friendly. They are working as a family.

    Cons

    Stress with the long working hour.

  8. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Team, International exposure, Company Culture

    Cons

    Peer pressure can be quite high, relative performance


  9. "Global Service Delivery Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    strong people based organisation that has a good culture,

    Cons

    a lot of red tape


  10. "Change / Transformation Leader"

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    Current Employee - Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leading wealth mgmt. firm in worldwide and APAC

    Cons

    Slow in taking mgmt. decisions and slow response to market disruptions


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