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SVP, Business Data Solutions and Services


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services Public Markets
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14161


Investment Services Public Markets


Investment Services Public Markets (ISPM) is an integrated investment service team that uses data and emerging technologies to provide services for public market investment activities strategically and tactically. The team is responsible for business strategy and management functions for all public market investment groups, as well as GIC’s global trade execution management, custody control and asset servicing, investment monitoring, regulatory compliance, futures and derivative clearing operations, collateral management, pricing and valuations, data solutions and services and asset rebalancing. The coverage extends across a spectrum of products such as equities, bonds, money market, foreign exchange, futures, collateralized securities and other derivatives.


Data Solutions & Services 


Data Solutions & Services (DSS) is the partner of choice for all investment data related activities in GIC; the department comprises business data operations, business data services and analytics, asset valuation & analytics, investment book of record and investment data services & analytics. Within the DSS division, the Business Data Services team is responsible for the design and leading of strategic data solutions build-out to support our public markets investment capabilities. The team is also responsible for researching & the management of the implementation of data services for all investment strategies & new product lines, leveraging a range of expertise and through the establishment of strategic partnerships across the firm and in the market, to embed and foster best practices in operating and service models.


We are seeking a talented professional to join us as Senior Vice President to lead the design, develop and deliver Master Data Management (MDM) data solutions, business processes and target operating model across Public and Private Markets. The successful candidate will join ISPM's DSS division to work on enterprise projects related to MDM data product solutions, analytics and stewardship.




  • Undertake research both internally and externally, including peer benchmarking to lead the design, develop and deliver optimal MDM data and technology solutions
  • Collaborate effectively across Investment Services Public Markets (ISPM), Investment Services Private Markets & Finance (ISPVMF), Risk & Performance Management Department (RPMD) to lead the gathering of requirements for the design and development of MDM data and technology solutions.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to establish and own an optimal Target Operating Model on MDM data management, balancing agility and scalability, while managing change and transition.
  • Drive the design and development of an efficient and effective data & analytical stewardship model to operationalize business process changes, across the investment value chain to support ISPM, ISPVMF and RPMD stakeholders.
  • As a thought leader, advising and bridging requirements translation between data management subject matter experts and technology teams in MDM solutioning projects.




  • 10 to 15 years of experience in data managing financial instruments; security references, indices, entities, price, rates and analytics
  • Well versed in data modelling of complex products and features for cross-strategy and cross-asset. e.g., CLN, digital assets
  • Strong business acumen, with good understanding how MDM is used by downstreams for investment and risk and performance teams
  • Financial certifications such as CFA or CIPM or any ESG certifications (e.g., from CFA/GARP) is a plus
  • Insights into industry best practises; (e.g. trending away of using asset type classification as anchor, LIBOR transition)
  • Strong program management and leadership skills, in managing multiple financial data solutions and multi-year roadmap
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, adept at stakeholder management and be recognised as thought leader
  • Leader in change management ensuring data solutions is well adopted, realizing project benefits and business goals
  • Visionary in platform transformation, with agility mindset to deliver short-term needs and meeting long-term business objectives
  • Strategic understanding of GIC data ecosystem, inclusive in collecting views and influencing others in data transformation journey
  • People leader, transforming culture and way of working, developing next generation of data product managers

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.