AVP, Credit Risk Management (Contract)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Risk & Performance Management Department
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  15619


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.


Risk and Performance Management Department

We work collaboratively across teams to help guard against blind spots and ensure that all relevant risks are considered and duly addressed. 


Credit Risk

You will be part of a team that ensures that GIC deals with financially sound and reputable counterparties.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is responsible for the independent assessment, measurement, monitoring, and reporting of GIC’s market, credit, and operational risk profiles.


What will you do as a Credit Risk Manager?

  • Manage the credit approval process and recommend appropriate credit limits and risk mitigation measures for counterparties and service providers in accordance with GIC’s credit risk guidelines.
  • Undertake proactive risk management and monitoring as well as perform periodic credit reviews of approved counterparties and service providers.
  • Manage day-to-day matters arising from the counterparty and/or service provider on-boarding process, and compliance monitoring of approved credit limits, guidelines and restrictions.
  • Assess requests pertaining to new products and/or business initiatives from a counterparty credit risk perspective.
  • Spearhead or participate in division level projects (including credit policy/ process/ system review or enhancements), or to represent the division in department/ enterprise level projects.
  • Participate in user acceptance testing of enhancements in relation to credit exposure reporting/monitoring and credit approval workflow systems.
  • Analyse and report GIC’s counterparty credit exposures to senior management, risk governance committees and clients.


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Team player, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, results-oriented and ability to adapt.
  • A good degree in related field (including but not limited to Finance, Business, Accountancy, Economics).
  • At least 6 years' relevant working experience at top-tier financial services firms.
  • Good understanding of credit risk management and mitigation practices as well as issues and developments affecting the banking industry.
  • Prior experience in credit assessment of Non-Bank Financial Institutions will be considered favorably.
  • Strong analytical skills with sound knowledge of financial instruments.
  • Understanding of Counterparty Credit Risk measures (e.g. Potential Future Exposure, SIMM Initial Margin) 
  • Credit risk quantitative skills and experience while not mandatory, will be considered favorably.
  • Working knowledge of Tableau/ Structured Query Language will be an advantage.


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.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer

GIC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Please email grphrodtaops@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.


Learn More

Learn more about our Risk & Performance Management Department here: https://gic.careers/group/risk-performance-management/


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.