United Overseas Bank Malaysia Reviews

Updated Jan 9, 2021

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  1. Helpful (6)

    "Relationship manager commercial banking"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good exposure and career advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Long working hours and stress environment

  2. "Salary and bonus"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Kuala Lumpur
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    Salary and bonus commensurate with performance

    Cons

    Many levels of reporting hierarchy


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Change of Management makes things difficult for current staff"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Kuala Lumpur
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits are not bad, to be honest. Nothing wrong with the Bank. HR are generous. Staff welfare taken care of.

    Cons

    Appointment of new Head of Division, they will employ their own people. If you are existing staff, you can kiss goodbye to promotion, because they would rather take in new staff rather than promote you. The new people do not understand the current culture.

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  4. "Average working environment"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Kota Kinabalu
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    Goods benefits for staff and family

    Cons

    Too many stressful works under certain position

  5. "Good place to learn"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    Good staff benefit and good compliance regulations

    Cons

    Stressful environment and overly high expectation

  6. "Former banker"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personal Banker 

    I worked at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of training to improve skills. Alot of guidance from leaders

    Cons

    Stressful environment to hit target

  7. "Handling the execution of security documents for retail loan."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Document Review in Kuala Lumpur
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good environment and benefits for fresh graduate

    Cons

    Need to meet the time frame for each cases

  8. "Environment"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Johor Bahru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits and training support to train you to be more professional

    Cons

    Bad upper management and once you realise please leave as soon as possible

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  9. "Good place"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kuala Lumpur

    I worked at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    comfortable and everyone was friendly

    Cons

    its really not a bad place

  10. "Personal Banker"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Kuala Lumpur
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at United Overseas Bank Malaysia full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good place to learn new knowledge

    Cons

    Highly competitive, stressful environment, poor work life balance, colleagues are not so helpful, lots of paperwork & need to OT

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