Associate, Global Investments, Strategy & Risk - Private Equity


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15802

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.


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, Technology, Industrials, Sustainable Energy and Infrastructure. Besides investing through private equity fund managers, GIC PE also invests across the capital structure in equity, senior and junior debt, 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 Private Equity Chief Investment Officers (CIO) and senior management in evaluating investments, developing investment strategy, and defining the role of 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, and private markets investing.

We are looking for an Associate to join the team in a generalist PE role. The role provides a unique 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 as well as on projects, including strategy and value creation projects.


What will you do in the role?

  • Deal evaluation: Work with deal teams globally to support diligence and underwriting of investment opportunities, to develop an independent view of each investment for the CIO and the Investment Advisory Committee 
  • Projects, including strategy and value creation: Support GISR’s work, in conjunction with the relevant investment teams and the CIO, in developing the PE investment strategy, including portfolio construction, sector strategy, performance management, and risk guidelines. In addition, support development of PE's value creation capabilities, which involves working across teams to build central value creation resources, playbooks and best practices.  


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • 2-3 years of investment banking, private equity or consulting experience 
  • Well-developed skills in financial modelling, valuation, research and deal assessment 
  • Experience working with databases and using analytical tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Python) a plus 
  • Good communication skills and process management experience are important 
  • 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 
  • Good presentation and writing 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, color, 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 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.