AVP/VP, Business Management, Technology Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15713

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. 
Technology Group 
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies. 
Director’s Office 
The Director’s Office works closely with the Director of Technology Group and the leadership team in steering, advancing and overseeing the execution of our strategic plans, and also effective operational management of the business. This involves developing and operationalising strategies with short term to longer term perspectives, while embracing a strong change and risk mindset.  
What impact can you make in this role? 
You will be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC’s vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm. As an AVP/VP Business Management in our Director’s Office team, you will have the opportunity to embark on a journey with an future-forward technology organisation, with exciting opportunities for professional growth and development. You will work closely with the Management Team to shape and deliver TG’s strategy, business and operational activities. You will be required to interact with people at all levels across the firm globally. 
What will you do as an AVP/VP, Business Management? 
Working as part of the Director’s office, you will bring strategic and structured thinking and approaches to manage the department effectively and efficiently, all with a change-oriented mindset to improving our department for the long term. This includes: 

  • Business Management: Spearhead the department’s internal communication and engagement plan - assist in the planning, execution, and/or coordination of meetings, forums, and/or internal events. Responsible for regular and ad hoc senior management reporting and presentations. Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to track business and operational performance and identify areas for improvement. Oversee smooth functioning of day-to-day administrative activities with support of the department Executive Assistant
  • Governance: Support orchestration and delivery of governance mechanisms ensuring that appropriate decisions, forums and documentation are made to support running of department
  • Portfolio Management: Support development and management of comprehensive business plans, including financial projections, budget, workforce and risk assessments, to support decision-making processes. Provide leadership in project management, monitoring progress across departmental portfolio and applying corrective actions
  • Supporting strategy development, market analysis and strategic initiatives: Support to facilitate the creation of strategy and strategic plan. Support to conduct market research and analysis to identify potential new opportunities and industry trends. Collaborate with senior leadership to formulate and execute strategies aligned with the department’s goals. Support with defining, implementing and monitoring of strategic initiatives from time to time

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?   

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. 
  • Proven experience in strategy development, business management, and financial analysis. Preferred experience within a technology function of financial services firm
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights (proven ability to bring order to unstructured problems)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • Project management experience, demonstrating the ability to lead cross-functional teams to successful project completion
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets, investment products, and regulatory framework
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and software for strategic decision support
  • High level of adaptability, creativity, and strategic thinking to navigate a dynamic business environment
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and JIRA
  • Independent and highly motivated team player with a positive work attitude and strong interpersonal 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, colour, 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. 
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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.