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Data Operations Executive (Contract)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services Private Markets & Finance
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  13626

Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department


The Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department is responsible for investment services for the private market and financial management across the GIC group. It is responsible for providing operations and reporting support to the private market business of GIC as well as budgeting, accounting, payment processing, cash management, tax and financial & management reporting services to all departments, corporate management companies and the global offices of the GIC group. It is involved in deal structuring and closing, transaction processing, administration and accounting of investment holding companies, review of financial controls for asset operations, cash & securities reconciliation, valuation and financial reporting for assets under management, and external debt financing.


Data Solutions & Analytics


Data Solutions & Analytics’ (DSA) vision is to unlock the value of Private Market’s information assets and make it readily available to support decision-making and informed action. We provide best-in-class data stewardship, sourcing, ingestion, analytics and governance across the private market asset classes in GIC. Partnering with investment, technology and investment services groups, it leads the transformational sourcing, designing, build and use of the next generation of data management capabilities and infrastructure for GIC’s Private Market business.


We are hiring a Data Operations Executive for DSA, to push our business agenda in the area of data solutions and management. This person will be a key member of the team that works with enterprise and business stakeholders in the delivery of quality data, as well as support data analytics requirements.




  • Structure and implement data solutions for the private market business in GIC, working in close collaboration with Business, Technology and Enterprise data teams
  • Design, develop and implement process automation and optimization to achieve better outcomes in data management and improvements in productivity
  • Manage data management activities to onboard data into the GIC environment, including handling of operational and non-routine queries/requests from business users and external information providers
  • Investigate and resolve data exceptions and data quality issues. Identify roadblocks in achieving high standards of data quality and design solutions to enable better outcomes
  • Be responsible and accountable for day-to-day management of data delivery to stakeholders
  • Be the data steward for private markets data, ensuring their quality, accuracy, and timeliness for consumption by downstream users




  • Minimum 2 years of experience in data management, data analysis and data governance
  • Strong qualifications in Engineering, Finance, Business or equivalent
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel
  • Experience in using Python and Tableau for data analysis and visualization an advantage
  • Self-driven, meticulous, proactive, and great sense of purpose to relook at existing data usage and implement innovation to strive for greater quality and efficiency of data solutions
  • Knowledge of leading data governance trends and practices within the financial industry, approaches to data quality and business-technology issues related to data quality
  • Equipped with experience in process improvement and re-engineering
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to engage with business, gather requirements on business needs and translate them into sound data solutions
  • Self-starter who is keen to learn and possesses strong learning agility
  • Knowledge in financial services for private markets is a bonus
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with large volumes of data

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.