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AVP/VP, Portfolio Manager

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Portfolio Execution Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  6603

 

The Portfolio Execution Group (PEG) comprises of teams involved in trade execution, treasury and currency hedging, securities financing, asset rebalancing and beta replication functions.

 

The Beta & Asset Rebalancing team (BAR) sits within PEG. The team is responsible for managing equity beta mandates ranging from market cap to smart beta as well as managing cross asset rebalancing.

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our team of Portfolio Managers based in Singapore to manage equity beta mandates, contribute to ongoing development of the beta management process and platform as well as conduct research to formulate portfolio implementation strategies.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Carry out day to day management of equity beta portfolios. This includes but is not limited to the following:
    •  Monitoring performance, tracking error and risk of the various beta mandates
    • Crafting and implementing investment strategies on index, market or stock related events that may impact the portfolio
    • Cash equitisation from corporate action events.
  • Research and implement strategies that contribute to the equity beta and cross asset rebalancing functions
  • Contribute to the beta platform development and refinement of the beta investment process.
  • Manage and craft strategies to manage periodic portfolio transitions driven by index rebalances and fund flows.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the financial/asset management industry.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Global Equity markets preferably in managing Equity portfolios.
  • Systematic or Macro portfolio experience would be a plus.
  • Fluency in a programming language such as R, Python, SQL or Java, with demonstrated ability to manipulate and analyse large data sets.
  • Experience conducting empirical research spanning areas such as index, macro and execution research.
  • Good knowledge and ability to apply statistical measures and analysis.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to articulate ideas and thought processes to various stake holders in other teams e.g. traders and active portfolio managers.

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.