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AVP/VP, IT Audit


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Internal Audit Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14944


Internal Audit Department (IAD)


Internal Audit Department (IAD) has been tasked with the mandate to foster a strong governance and control environment in GIC.  IAD provides an independent assessment of GIC’s governance, risk management and internal control environment to key stakeholders including the Board of Directors and senior management.


IAD acts as a trusted business partner working closely with the GIC group of companies and investment holding entities to bring about positive changes to the control environment and culture and thereby support senior management decision making.


We are hiring an AVP/VP, IT Audit, this role is responsible for executing Technology reviews under GIC’s Internal Audit Department (IAD). This is part of the IT audit team responsible for Assurance, Advisory and Anticipatory monitoring activities covering all technology domains. This role will also support initiatives to continuously improve on IAD’s methodology and practices.




  • Plan and execute audits of technology infrastructure, applications and IT processes
  • Evaluate system controls supporting applications and business processes as part of integrated audits
  • Develop and maintain IT audit programs/tests with innovation and creative thinking leveraging on data analytics and automation
  • Identify deficiencies and provide practical recommendations to remediate and address identified risks
  • Obtain buy-in from senior stakeholders for audit issues and recommendations, draft audit findings and reports
  • Provide clear and organized documentation of the audit processes and findings
  • Identify emerging risks in the environment through continuous monitoring and risk assessment, regular engagements with stakeholders and propose changes to the IT audit work plan and scope where required
  • Benchmark against market best practices, review and recommend improvements to existing audit processes and methodologies
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders. Strengthen the firm’s control environment through advisory and collaboration initiatives
  • Support the development of continuous audit initiatives within IAD




  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or its equivalent from a reputable education institute, with professional certification in security and controls such as CISA, CISSP, CISM
  • Possess 8-10 years of IT audit or IT risk management work experience, preferably with internal audit experience in the Banking and Finance Industry.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in programming and the use of data analytics and visualization tools (e.g. Python, SQL, ACL, Alteryx, Tableau)
  • Experienced in managing and executing fieldwork, issue writing and reporting
  • Experienced in reviewing technology domains across infrastructure, applications, cyber security, cloud technology, governance processes and horizontal IT processes
  • A good understanding of emerging technology risks and trends. Demonstrate strong ability to pick up knowledge and conduct reviews on new emerging technology domains.
  • Self-motivated, independent in thought process and yet displays strong team orientation
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to engage and network with stakeholders at different levels

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.