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Associate/AVP, Portfolio Manager (Securities Finance)

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Portfolio Execution Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  7933

Associate/AVP, Portfolio Manager (Securities Finance)

 

The Portfolio Execution Group (PEG) is responsible for functions spanning trade execution, funding and liquidity management, portfolio rebalancing, beta replication and securities financing.

 

Under PEG, the Balance Sheet Management Group (BMG) is looking to expand GIC’s securities financing activities and seeking a suitable candidate to join us as Portfolio Manager (Securities Finance) based in Singapore. The Securities Finance team manages and trades a global equities financing portfolio to extract outperformance from available inventory.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Share trading and execution responsibilities for the global equities financing portfolio in physical and synthetic formats to extract outperformance.
  • Help foster collaborative relationships with external parties including agent lenders, banks and other buy-side investors to execute trading strategies and establish sustainable partnerships.
  • Share responsibility for and contribute to the design of processes to scale securities financing activities and build tools to optimize collateral and financing returns, and  manage portfolio risks.
  • Keep abreast of industry and regulatory developments, and innovative technologies in financing markets and provide insights on their implications for GIC’s securities financing and Treasury activities.
  • Proactively collaborate with colleagues within PEG and other departments to deploy GIC’s balance sheet optimally considering active trading and liquidity needs.

 

 

Requirements:

  • University education, preferably with a post-graduate degree in a quantitative discipline.
  • 2 - 5 years of relevant experience in an equity or fixed income financing, balance sheet optimization or collateral management and funding role to generate revenue, preferably in both physical and synthetic formats.
  • Familiarity with equity and fixed income sourcing/financing strategies and structured financing trades; able to analyze opportunities from a risk/reward standpoint.
  • Understanding of financial regulation and their impact on banks’ financing and capital or balance sheet management activities.
  • Experience in broader liquidity management, funding and margin optimization strategies would be an advantage.
  • Strong coding abilities and applying these skillsets to improve financing activities is highly desirable.
  • Strong work ethics, organizational skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to details with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Passionate about working with large datasets and has ability to visualize and gain insights from raw data.

 

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