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AVP, Operations Transformation

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  8384

Investment Services Public Markets
 

Investment Services Public Markets, or ISPM, is an integrated investment service team that uses data and emerging technologies to provide services for public market investment activities strategically and tactically. The team provides investment services for all public market investment groups such as business strategy advisory, research, global execution management, asset servicing, collateral management, market data management, network management and custody control.  The coverage extends across a spectrum of products such as equities, bonds, money market, foreign exchange, futures, collateralized securities and other derivatives.

 

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, and technically competent individual with an interest in delivering concrete business outcomes leveraging leading edge financial innovations to join us as Assistant Vice President, Operations Transformation.

 

Responsibilities

 

Transformation Approach

  • Strong digital product management mentality to drive transformation projects from inception to production
  • Wide-spread adoption within the public market business units to unlock business value
  • Define and scale initiatives with clear communication on change management, industry directions, and applicability/value of innovations
  • Balance strategic and tactical views to seamlessly keep us on the leading edge as we identify market disrupting innovations

 

Thought leadership

  • Evangelize new solutions across the business, partner effortlessly both within the firm and externally
  • Adopt new ways of doing things or streamline/re-engineer processes already in place, to realize gains in operating efficiency while reducing risk, and delivering strategic transformations.
  • Provide guidance on relevant disruptive innovations and develop strategic initiatives to achieve robust and state-of-the-art operating models.
     

Requirements 

 

  • Strong technical and Financial Services background with good degree in a technically inclined field such as Engineering, Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science etc.
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience required
  • Ability to think strategically, conceptualize ideas, formulate tactical plans, and execute flawlessly
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in areas including: a. AI/ML, b. blockchain/DLT, c. FinTech
  • Project/change experience with an ability to scan product landscape, analyze options, solution
  • Self-starter who is keen to learn and with strong learning agility, and a commitment to deliver concrete outcomes to the business
  • Driven to leverage market utilities, services and technologies to advance department capabilities
  • Abilities in programming (Python preferred), visualization, and algorithms are preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – you need to be an exceptional communicator to manage all stakeholders and drive the team’s agenda forward successfully

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.