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Associate/AVP, Real Estate, Business Manager


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Real Estate
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14581

GIC Real Estate

The Real Estate (RE) arm of GIC invests in real estate and real estate-related assets outside of Singapore. We manage a well-diversified portfolio covering over 40 countries in property sectors such as office, retail, hospitality, residential, industrial, niche sectors and corporates.


We are looking for a Business Manager to support the CIO office (CIOO). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Business Planning and Execution

  • Partner with internal stakeholders in assessing and optimizing organization opportunities to drive strategy direction
  • Provide regular updates on progress of various strategic workstreams and assist in implementation
  • Assist in collecting data and information for business efficiency, development, tracking and growth analysis
  • Coordinate and support engagement initiatives (e.g. support of dialogue, cohesion or feedback sessions)
  • Help in communicating top down guidance to the ground teams

Business Management Support

  • Assist in preparation of department budget
  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment and tracking of business improvement initiatives
  • Assist in preparation of information request from various stakeholders
  • Help in follow up on implementations of areas of focus
  • Preparation of support materials for CIO business trips

Capability Development and Engagement Support

  • Provide coordination support to HRBP on initiatives with GIC School / External trainers for implementation of learning and talent development strategies
  • Provide coordination support to HRBP in the organization and roll out of business related onboarding for new joiners
  • Assist HR in organizing employee engagement strategies (e.g. mentoring, fireside chats, townhalls)

Skills / Competencies

  • Analytical ability – competent in leveraging data and analytics to support business goals and objectives
  • Flexibility – ability to multitask and work across a range of responsibilities
  • Strong client focus - ability to effectively and quickly build relationships and establish trust, respect, competence, and confidence. Experience in partnering with senior leaders in the development and implementation of multiple workstreams
  • Communication - ability to articulate ideas clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles and strong influence, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Accountability - assumes ownership for achieving results and collective goals
  • Teamwork - acts as a catalyst for formulating a collaborative environment to achieve a common purpose across cross functional teams
  • At least 2 years experience

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.