SVP, Portfolio Analyst (Portfolio Strategy & Construction)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Fixed Income & Multi Asset
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15318



GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations 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.


Fixed Income and Multi Asset

Our team employs a broad range of investment strategies that span macro, credit, and quantitative investing, including multi-asset, benchmark-agnostic, constrained, indexed, and thematic strategies.


Portfolio Solutions and Risk

You will be part of a team that works closely with the Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income & Multi Asset on sector allocation decisions, implementation of portfolio overlays, overall portfolio construction, portfolio risk management, and sustainability investing. Our team is also responsible for managing beta exposures, implementing rebalancing flows, and transition management.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that employs a broad range of investment strategies that span macro, credit, and quantitative investing, including multi-asset, benchmark-agnostic, constrained, indexed, and thematic strategies.


What will you do as a SVP, Portfolio Solutions & Risk?

We are looking for an experienced Portfolio Strategist/Constructor to join our team, with a specialization in portfolio construction.

  • Strengthen our portfolio construction framework, optimize risk and capital allocation across alpha streams and sub-strategies.
  • Develop and implement portfolio construction strategies and techniques for Fixed Income and Multi-Asset strategies. Use quantitative models, optimization tools and advanced analytics to enhance portfolio construction and asset allocation processes. 
  • Incorporate market trends, economic indicators and investment implications to provide actionable insights and recommendations on portfolio opposition and sizing. Present such findings/recommendations to appropriate forums such as Senior Management and Investment Committee.
  • Collaborate closely with rest of product teams to translate investment views and strategies into actionable portfolio allocations.
  • Provide thought leadership in the area of portfolio strategy/engineering and portfolio construction, develop and maintain relationships with key partners within and outside of GIC on investment strategy and portfolio construction.
  • Support wider team’s work in driving portfolio construction, capital allocation, beta implementation and development of FI investment strategies within broader GIC portfolio.


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in capital allocation / managing / analyzing global fixed income and/or multi-asset portfolios and investment strategies
  • Strong market acumen, with in-depth understanding of different asset classes, factors and their risk drivers. Ability to draw investment implications from market insights, translating such insights into effective allocation recommendations, portfolio positioning and sizing decisions.
  • Strong team mindset, collaborative team player who works well with colleagues and develops junior team members.
  • Good communication skills and proactive engagement with key internal stakeholders and external partners.  Ability to articulate complex concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.


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 about our Fixed Income and Multi Asset 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.