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Associate, Global Investments, Strategy & Risk - Private Equity focus (2 year contract)

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  11522

 

GIC Private Equity (PE) 
GIC is a global investment firm and has one of the largest and broadest private equity programmes amongst all institutions.  GIC PE invests across the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific in a range of sectors including healthcare, consumer, financial services, TMT, industrials, infrastructure, energy and natural resources. GIC PE also invests through private equity fund managers.  GIC PE invests across the capital structure in equity, senior and junior debt, besides investing in secondary PE deals, restructuring & opportunistic credit and special situations. We currently have over 100 active relationships with fund managers and have invested directly in more than 1000 companies globally across multiple sectors.

 

The Global Investments, Strategy and Risk (GISR) group is based in Singapore and plays a key role in supporting the Infrastructure Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Private Equity CIO and senior management as they evaluate investments, develop investment strategy, and define the role of Infrastructure and PE within the broader GIC portfolio.  The GISR team is comprised of a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds, including individuals with prior experience in investment banking, consulting, operations and private equity investing.   

 

 We are looking for a suitable Associate to join the GISR team on a 2-year fixed-term contract (full employment terms & benefits). This could be a unique transition role for someone looking to enter the private equity industry without prior experience. The role provides an opportunity to help shape the composition of and the outlook for one of the largest private equity portfolios globally. The candidate will support senior colleagues in deal evaluation, sector research, as well as on strategy and risk projects.

 

Scope of work to include:
•    Deal evaluation – work with deal teams around the globe to support diligence, underwriting and develop an independent assessment of each investment for the CIO and the Investment Advisory Committee
•    Sector research – deep dive on specific areas of interest as required
•    Strategy and risk – support GISR’s work in developing the private equity investment strategy and commitment targets.  Investment strategy also involves working with investment teams and the CIO on portfolio construction, sector strategy, and performance management & measurement.  GISR also works with the asset allocation team in GIC to determine the size of each private strategy, define the appropriate risk guidelines, and determine the cost of capital
 
Requirements:
•    Demonstrated interest in private equity investing; no prior work experience in private equity required
•    Positive work attitude, high energy, with drive and initiative
•    Ability to work effectively with different stake holders and demonstrate maturity and integrity to interact confidently with senior colleagues
•    Basic skills in financial modelling, valuation, research and deal assessment
•    Good presentation and writing skills 

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.