AVP, Global Investments, Strategy & Risk, Private Credit


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15435


GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices 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 (PE)

GIC is a global investment firm and has one of the largest and broadest private equity programmes amongst all institutions.  GIC PE invests across the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific in a range of sectors including Healthcare, Consumer, Financial services, Technology, Industrials, Sustainable Energy and Infrastructure. Besides investing through private equity fund managers, GIC PE also invests across the capital structure in equity, senior and junior debt, in secondary PE deals, restructuring & opportunistic credit and special situations. We currently have over 100 active relationships with fund managers and have invested directly in more than 1000 companies globally across multiple sectors.


The Global Investments, Strategy and Risk (GISR) group is based in Singapore and plays a key role in supporting the Private Equity Chief Investment Officers (CIO) and senior management in evaluating investments, developing investment strategy, and defining the role of PE within the broader GIC portfolio. The GISR team is comprised of a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds, including individuals with prior experience in investment banking, consulting, and private markets investing.


We are looking for an AVP to join the team in a role focused on Private Credit. The candidate will support senior colleagues in deal evaluation as well as on strategy and risk projects.


What will you do in the role?

  • Strategy; Understand, articulate and develop private credit investment strategy. Monitor private credit landscape for intelligence on downside drivers for systemic market, sponsors, sectors and companies
  • Deal evaluation; Develop an independent view of deals and fund investments, opine on business quality, financial strength and risk of capital loss, identify and examine key risks and mitigants, opine on risk-return
  • Portfolio; Monitor and evaluate performance of portfolio and fund investments. Monitor comparable businesses, key themes, and disruption risks
  • Risk; Manage pricing and currency hedge cost models to set hurdle rates, stress testing of portfolio returns. Monitor concentration risks


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Passion for credit investing
  • 5-8 years' experience with at least 3 years’ buyside experience at direct lending firms, investment banks, merchant bank/financing groups
  • Self-driven, intellectually curious, adaptable, learning and growth mindset, able to frame unstructured problems and triangulate solutions, positive attitude with high energy and initiative
  • Ability to work well in teams and with different stakeholders, with maturity and confidence
  • Strong business evaluation, research, and financial modelling skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


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 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.