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Analyst/Associate, Trader, Liquid Strategies

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Portfolio Execution Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14749

 

Portfolio Execution Group (PEG)

 

The Portfolio Execution Group (PEG) comprises of teams involved in a broad range of functional roles including trading, balance sheet management, beta replication and asset rebalancing, and applied quantitative research.

 

Global Trading Unit (GTU)

 

The Global Trading Unit (GTU) sits within PEG and is responsible for the implementation of GIC’s investment decisions across all public markets. GTU’s two main objectives are to provide specialist trading services to all GIC investment units; and to harvest and deliver differentiated market intelligence useful to the investment process.

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate, with a good understanding of financial instruments and markets, and solid analytical skills to join our GTU team in Singapore as a Trader focusing on liquid markets across Equites / Fixed Income / FX. Candidates with programming skills will have an added advantage.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with portfolio management teams to manage execution risks and implement investment decisions across a wide range of cash and derivatives instruments
  • Analyze themes and insights, in order to produce timely and differentiated market intelligence to stakeholders
  • Build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Work closely with quant analysts and technology partners to develop tools that will enhance trading outcomes and optimize transaction costs

 

 Requirements:

  • Preferably 1 to 3 years of both voice and electronic trading experience in either Equities, Fixed Income and/or FX markets.
  • Good working knowledge of Order Management and Execution Management Systems, and other electronic trading platforms
  • Comfortable working with large datasets and has ability to visualize and gain actionable insights from raw data. Preference for programming skills in Python.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication with strong negotiation skills
  • Self-driven, attentive to details and team oriented. Able to work within an institutional setup and across different teams to deliver results

 

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.