AVP, Senior Risk Manager, Technology Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15272


GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Technology Group
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies. 


Cyber Security, Information & Technology Risk Management
You will be a part of an independent risk management function to protect the firm’s information technology assets, including business data, from external threats and operational risks, and to facilitate the firm’s digitalisation journey in a secure manner.


What impact can you make in this role?
You will be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC’s vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm.


What will you do as an AVP, Senior Risk Manager?

  • Formulate and maintain cyber, information and technology risk policies, standards and guidelines for the firm
  • Act as a domain expert and trusted partner in information and technology risk; work closely with Information and Technology Risk Officers and stakeholders in various functions to enforce information and technology risk management policies and standards
  • Enhance and finetune IT risk assessment methodology and processes
  • Conduct regular awareness training for staff on cyber, information and technology risks, including policies, standards and relevant topics; periodically publish security awareness articles
  • Conduct periodic and ad-hoc assessments to monitor compliance with security policy and security controls design and operating effectiveness; review information and technology risk, audit and operational risk issues to identify root causes and trends, and recommend appropriate remediation
  • Define and execute the program of work for information and technology risk management, including budgeting, prioritization, resource allocation, and coordination with internal and external partners
  • Identify and assess emerging risks, and devise effective mitigating controls together with stakeholders
  • Work closely with peers in TG, and partner with Operational Risk Management (ORM) in monitoring operational risk tolerance metrics, operational risk events and control deficiencies, as well as reporting and escalations to relevant Risk Committees


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role? 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • More than 5 years of relevant experience in financial services industries, with minimum 4 years in risk functions involving Information, Technology and Cyber Security risk
  • Professional knowledge and experience with industry Information, Technology Risk or Cyber Security management frameworks
  • Equipped with professional business partnership and virtual team management experiences
  • Strong influencing, problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in organisation IT risk appetite and key risk indicator management, monthly data driven report generation and presentation to senior management, and independent assessment of incident root cause analysis will be required
  • Possession of professional qualifications - CISM, CRISC, PMP, CISA, CISSP, CSX – will be advantageous


Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.


GIC is a Great Place to Work
At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility.  As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer 
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


Learn more about our Technology Group here: 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.