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AVP/VP, Strategic Data Sourcing Specialist


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  10461

Data Strategy Group 


Data Strategy Group (DSG) harnesses and leverages on GIC’s most valuable asset – Data, to drive insights, results and solve real business challenges. We ingest, analyze and combine data with context across all industries and asset classes to enable investment decisions and enhance investment process. Together, we strive to build a high-performance enterprise data infrastructure, create results-driven approach with data products and strive to be a data-driven organization. 


We are hiring a AVP/VP, Strategic Data Sourcing Specialist, and this role will play a pivotal role in developing and execute data sourcing and metadata management strategies for investment business. 


Join us if you have a passion for data and be part of a team of forward-looking data professionals in building and developing GIC’s data foundation and infrastructure. You can make a difference in our data journey to shape our world of investments. 




  • You will play a key role in developing and providing thought leadership on data sourcing methodologies to meet the investment.
  • Perform data sourcing for a wide variety of investment deal analysis and management needs.
  • Evaluate and negotiate with data providers to optimize data spending.
  • Deploy unconventional approach to acquire alternative data for investment research purposes.
  • Establish and strengthen partnerships with data providers.
  • Respond to queries and audit compliance from data providers.
  • Develop metadata management strategy for investment research and operation data.
  • Design and automate enterprise data discovery capabilities.




  • At least 5 to 8 years of relevant experience indata, finance or asset management industry. 
  • Bachelor’s in Finance, Business, Mathematics, Data Science or relevant disciplines.
  • Possess good knowledge of financial instruments and markets.
  • Experience with data providers such as Bloomberg, Refintiv, Markit and others would be preferred.
  • Ability to engage with business, gather requirements on business needs and translating them into data solutions.  
  • Strong communication and people engagement skills to interact internally within team and externally across functions to design and develop solutions.
  • Self-driven, pro-active and great sense of purpose to relook existing data usage and implement innovation to strive for greater quality and efficiency of data solutions. 
  • Exposure to financial services industriesis a huge bonus. 

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.