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SVP, Portfolio Manager (Data Strategies)

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Public Equities
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  5222

 

Public Equity (EQ)

 

The Public Equity (EQ) department pursues active management strategies in equity investing. We invest globally and are organised along product groups specialising in different total return, relative return and quantitative strategies.

 

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and experienced investor who has a strong track record in working with data and technology – data architecture, data modelling, data integration etc. – to join us as a Portfolio Manager (Data Strategies).  Specialising in both the Data as well as Investment domains, you will play a crucial role in articulating the use of Data Science in the fundamental equity investing process, and also manage portfolios driven by insights gleaned from these efforts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts to improve and enhance the fundamental equity investment process by leveraging on Data Science.
  • Articulate Data Science research initiatives and develop investment ideas (both single-company and broader-based themes).
  • Drive the innovation of new strategies/investment thesis incorporating Data Science.
  • Drive data science projects for EQ, starting from idea generation and model building.
  • Work closely with data engineers, data scientists and fellow portfolio managers in projects, providing requirements and business context.
  • Play an active role in the investment decision making process.
  • Play an active role in coordinating between internal resources and third parties/vendors for project execution.


Requirements

  • This role will be based in Singapore.
  • 7-10 years’ relevant experience in a technology / data science role.
  • 5 years’ experience managing portfolios.
  • Post-graduate degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of portfolio construction, portfolio theory, quantitative portfolio construction techniques, and statistics.
  • Proficiency in SQL, R and Python.
  • Experience in data science, machine learning techniques and NLP – applications in equities.
  • Experience in Finance, systematic investments, equity research and quant strategies for global markets.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.  Good team player, with strong analytical skills and enjoy complex problem solving with innovative ideas.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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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.