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AVP, Portfolio Manager, External Managers - Equities


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  External Managers Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14301


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.


External Managers Department

We embrace an active investing approach for funds under external management to outperform public market benchmark indices.


Best Partners

You will be given the opportunity to partner with outstanding investment managers to capture market opportunities around the world. Our investment discussions reflect an outstanding flow of ideas and insights that can only come with our scale and reach. We also develop strategic relationships with the investment industry to benefit GIC at large.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of the GIC’s internal investment function where we award investment directives to external fund managers whose ability complements our own capabilities.


What will you do as a EQ Portfolio Manager with External Managers?

The Equities team in External Managers is in charge of equity hedge strategies and benchmark relative portfolios across various geographies globally.

  • Sourcing, underwriting, due diligence and monitoring of hedge funds and long-only managers, particularly in Asia/ Emerging Markets
  • Strategy-level analysis, including periodic research, and surfacing potential investment opportunities for the team and GIC at large
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses on individual fund managers and a portfolio of managers


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • At least 4 to 7 years of fund allocator and/or capital market experience
  • Excellent analytical ability and strong communication skills in English and Mandarin  
  • Be highly motivated and adept at multi-tasking.
  • Independent thinker who is able to articulate his/her views well, both in verbal and written form.


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.


GIC is a Great Place to Work

At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility. As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


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 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 External Managers Department here:


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.