Executive Assistant, Private Equity


New York, US

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15769


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.


GIC Private Equity

We deploy capital in areas where we can utilise our comparative advantages, namely, a long investment horizon, global presence, sector expertise, as well as skilled, and experienced teams.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is one of the largest, and most established private equity investors in the world today.


What will you do as an Executive Assistant?

  • Provide administrative support with diligence and accuracy. Serve as a gatekeeper and representative of the team managing multiple requests while maintaining good relationships.
  • Under little or no supervision, perform administrative duties such as:
  • Effectively calendar meetings for stakeholders across multiple time zones managing last minute changes.
  • Coordinate meeting logistics including: conference room reservations, access for remote participants, catering, meeting materials.
  • Research, plan, and coordinate extensive domestic and international travel details such as flight, hotel, and ground transportation.
  • Track and process employee expenses and travel claims in accordance with GIC policy.
  • Maintain key contact lists and data entry.
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents.
  • Establish work procedures and standards to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Oversee coordination of staff welfare activities or other team events. Source service providers and locations; review and negotiate proposals as appropriate.
  • Be a resource to colleagues helping to train on relevant GIC systems such as Concur, FCM, MyAccess, ZOOM.
  • Assist with more complex administrative or operational activities such as:
  • Research, plan, coordinate and book travel and meeting arrangements for GIC senior leadership, global executives, and government officials visiting from other locations.
  • Support team recruitment efforts such as scheduling interviews and facilitating case studies.


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role? 

  • Collaborative, organized, responsive professional with experience supporting multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and thrive in a hectic, fast paced global work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills while understanding the need for discretion and confidentiality.
  • Adept at working independently and efficiently on activities in which instructions, practices, and procedures may be ambiguous.
  • Experience and/or strong interest in executing corporate events preferred.
  • Flexibility with time, able to arrive early or stay late as needed.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Concur, and Travel booking software.


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.


Flexibility at GIC

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


We are 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.



Our compensation philosophy reflects several principles. We strive to provide a competitive compensation package to attract and retain talent globally. We pay for performance, and reward sustainable results.
Total pay for this position comprises base pay and bonus. The anticipated base salary range for this role is between $83,000 and $120,000.  Bonuses, which may form a meaningful proportion of the total pay package, are determined based on company and individual performance.


Learn More

Learn more about our Private Equity Department here: https://gic.careers/group/private-equity/

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.