Associate/AVP, Investment Risk, Public Credit

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Risk & Performance Management Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15568

 

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations 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.

 

Risk and Performance Management Department

We work collaboratively across teams to help guard against blind spots and ensure that all relevant risks are considered and duly addressed. 

 

Investment Risk & Performance

You will provide an independent and objective view of investment risk and performance drivers of GIC’s active strategies.

 

What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is responsible for the independent assessment, measurement, monitoring, and reporting of GIC’s market, credit, and operational risk profiles.

 

What will you do as an Investment Risk Manager?

GIC’s Fixed Income Multi-Asset (FIMA) employs a broad range of investment strategies that span across macro, credit and quantitative strategies. As an Investment Risk Manager with a focus on FIMA active credit strategies, you will be engaged with the following work.

 

  • Portfolio Risk & Performance Assessment: Providing CRO, Group CIO & the Strategy CIO with an assessment of the risk & performance drivers of the strategy to support them in portfolio construction/ capital allocation and ensuring that the risk of the strategy is appropriately managed. Such assessment includes:
    • developing portfolio analytics across a range of qualitative and quantitative performance & risk metrics, including stress testing/ scenario analysis;
    • participate in discussions with the investment team regarding any investment risk issues
    • monitoring & reviewing the strategy’s investment activity;
    • monitoring developments in the market and assessing the potential implication of such development on the strategy

 

  • Deal Evaluation: Providing an independent assessment of the risk-reward of large deals to the CRO in support of the Group Executive Committee’s evaluation of the deal

 

  • Product Assessment: Evaluating the investment risk of new products that the strategy is contemplating. Such evaluation is provided to the CRO to ensure that the risk of such new products are identified, authorized and compensated

 

  • Risk Governance: Developing, implementing and reviewing frameworks & policies on the management of investment risk

 

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ of experience in an analytical or investment related role
  • BSc or MSc degree in Economics, Finance, Financial Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting or a quantitatively inclined field
  • Strong analytical background and genuine interest in problem solving. Broad interest in financial markets and investments
  • Good team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Persuasive communicator with the ability to clearly articulate ideas, market views and technical topics
  • Desire to constantly learn and upgrade your knowledge base and skillset

 

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 grphrodtaops@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.

 

Learn More

Learn more about our Risk & Performance Management Department here: https://gic.careers/group/risk-performance-management/

 

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.