Business Support Assistant, External Managers (Contract)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  External Managers Department
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  15586


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.


External Managers Department

The External Managers Department seeks to identify and develop relationships with the best breed of global investment managers to benefit GIC at large, and at the same time capturing investment opportunities to outperform our benchmarks.

We embrace an active investing approach for funds under external management to outperform public market benchmark indices.


We are looking for suitable candidates for a Business Support Assistant role to support the External Managers Department. This will be a contractual arrangement, there will be potential opportunity to convert or extend depending on individual performance and business requirements.


What will you do as a Business Support Assistant?

Document Management

  • Assist the team with compilation of research reports from external parties
  • Analyze and extract required information from public documents (announcements, annual reports)
  • Provide support on maintaining and updating data sets, conversion of documents/ data from pdfs to excel
  • Maintain and upload investment and research notes onto internal repository platform
  • Generate and prepare regular reports needed for business
  • Coordinate across teams on inputs to research reports and papers
  • Prepare data spreadsheets and assist in organization of PowerPoint presentations


Administrative and Team Support

  • Providing administrative & organizational support across various business initiative and projects
  • Carrying out other ad-hoc administrative tasks in a timely and professional manner
  • May need to provide back-up coverage for secretariat tasks such as organizing meetings


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

Minimum Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent

Background in Banking and Finance or Information Technology is an added advantage.

Highly efficient in handling and organizing large amount of data and documents

Highly proficient in core business tools and applications such as PDF, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Knowledge of Bloomberg and institutional repository systems are good to have.

Experience of executing and managing key administrative processes.

Excellent attention to detail

A flexible and proactive approach, with strong time management and organizational skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal capabilities.

Opportunities for extension or conversion, dependable on performance and requirements.


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.
Learn More
Learn more about our External Managers Department here: 

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.