AVP, Digital HR Strategy


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Human Resource & Organization Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15445

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.


Human Resource & Organization Department

We drive GIC’s talent strategies, and shape the organisational culture to sustain GIC’s long-term performance.


People Analytics & Solutions

You will drive employee experience, operational efficiency, and robust downstream data, through designing and implementation strong digital processes.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that champions the people agenda for GIC.


What will you do as a Digital HR practitioner?

This is a valuable opportunity for a passionate Digital HR practitioner to join a hybrid People Analytics and (Digital) Solutions team. The team’s twofold mandate includes driving People Analytics & the Digital HR agenda at GIC. What success looks like for this role – creating greater operational efficiency and business impact through accurate resource planning and simulation. 


60% responsibility – Internal Planning consultant 

  • Build, enhance and trouble-shoot, planning models for compensation planning, workforce planning, and other resource planning, using Anaplan or other planning platform. 

  • Act as a business analyst to clearly understand project objectives and problem statements directly from business users. Identify and implement practical solutions to constraints (e.g., process or data related constraints etc) in the model design and build.  

  • Bring a product owner mindset and be an end-to-end owner of such planning and simulation models – ensure the model is fit for purpose, e.g. easy to use, incorporates the right variables and assumptions, and has the right sensitivity to changes in underlying variables. 

  • Play the role of a communicator to Technology teams to get their support on platform management, platform security etc. 

  • Understand different HR systems and processes, to design how best they should interact with the planning platform. 

  • Act as a project manager to manage the design, test, and roll out of new models/ model enhancements. 


40% responsibility – Internal People Analytics consultant 

  • Analyze and interpret large data sets, with a focus on producing actionable insight for people development. 

  • Design intuitive, self-service dashboards on Tableau to generate insights that drive action for HR, larger business leaders and senior management. 

  • Effectively story-tell with data to non-technical audiences. 


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Degree in Statistics, Computing, Design or Technology. 

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in building planning and simulation models, on Anaplan or similar planning tools, in HR, Finance or other domains.  

  • Strong working experience with tools like SQL, Python, R etc in data manipulation. 

  • Experience in creating solutions with the right user-experience. 

  • Effective team player who is independent, keen to learn, and with strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Resourceful, adaptable and resilient to evolving changes and challenges. 

  • Displays leadership and influence, as an individual contributor to drive delivery with partners. 

  • Candidates with the following skills/experience have an edge:  

    • Prior working experience on Anaplan

    • Process Design, process re-engineering or digital design experience in any field  


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 Human Resource & Organization Department here: https://gic.careers/group/human-resource-organization/


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.