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AVP, Operational Risk Management


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Risk and Performance Management
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  13544


Risk and Performance Management Department

The Risk and Performance Management Department is responsible for the independent assessment, measurement, monitoring and reporting of GIC’s market, credit and operational risk profiles. 
The Operational Risk Management team is responsible for driving and managing the corporate operational risk management program within GIC. We achieve this through a close partnership with the process owners from the different departments in GIC. We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual to join the Operational Risk Management team as an Assistant Vice President.


  • Design corporate-wide operational risk policies that is aligned to market practices and ensuring the consistent interpretation and implementation of these policies
  • Drive the development of operational risk tools to identify and address control weakness and/ or gaps
  • Provide independent review and challenge of operational risk self-assessments and root cause analysis for operational risk events
  • Partner the process owners in the design and review of their processes to strengthen their control environment
  • Proactively identify risk areas to perform deep dive analysis or thematic reviews on the specific processes  
  • Monitor and report on the corporate-wide operational risk profile to senior management and GIC’s risk governance committees
  • Develop dashboards and data analytics capability to meet risk analysis and reporting needs  
  • Participate in the implementation of systems and tools to support enterprise operational risk management initiatives



  • A good Degree in Finance, Business, Accountancy or related fields of study
  • At least  6-10 years of relevant working experience in the financial services industry
  • Strong analytical skills with in-depth knowledge of operational risk tools and best practices as well as good understanding of operational processes, risks and controls in the financial services industry
  • Strong abilities in embracing change, communicating the need for change, and applying forward thinking in initiating process improvements and transformation
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and presentation skills with ability to work cross-functionally, across different business areas and seniority level, and to synthesise detailed information
  • Strong organizational and project management skills 
  • Additional qualifications such as CFA, FRM and CPA will be favourably considered


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.