SVP/MD, Engineering Head (Total Portfolio Risk & Performance), Technology Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15636

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.


Technology Group
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies. 


Business Partner & Solutions
You will help to explore new, and existing technology to support our strategic, and operational business needs across our Public Markets, Private Markets, Total Portfolio Risk, Corporate Services, and Enterprise Solutions.


What impact can you make in this role?
You will be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC’s vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm.


What will you do as a Total Portfolio Risk & Performance Engineering Head?

  • Lead division consisting of multiple teams of engineers delivering solutions for the Total Portfolio domain
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including project sponsors, business leaders, technical teams, and external partners
  • Collaborate with Product Management stakeholders to understand requirements and develop strategies that meet their requirements
  • Act as a solution architect across the whole domain, setting the strategy for the architecture evolution towards a strategic target state
  • Directly manage the managers of the engineering teams providing leadership, direction, and personal development coaching
  • Actively raise the quality bar for engineering talent – attracting, retaining, and improving the best developers in the industry
  • Drive the implementation of engineering policies and practices to guide teams to high levels of quality and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Provide input into budget and resource planning. 


What makes you a successful candidate?

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field
  • Ability to connect with software engineers and do hands-on development to demonstrate their connectedness with the everyday needs of developers
  • Extensive experience in technology delivery in financial organizations – preferably within some experience of risk and performance
  • Proven track record in sizable engineering roles with broad experience and knowledge in different engineering patterns, demonstrating the ability to deliver impactful outcomes
  • Strong domain knowledge of the operational flow of front office, mid-office, and  particularly enterprise risk and performance flows
  • Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to influence department strategy and contribute to the development of the technical architecture strategy
  • People leadership experience of manager-of-managers
  • Experience communicating across technical and non-technical audiences, effectively translating complex technical concepts into business terms
  • Leadership experience in architecting, implementing, and troubleshooting business facing products and services
  • Experience in working with cloud-native environment such as AWS (preferred) or Azure cloud platform
  • Excellent presentation, communication (oral and written), and relationship-building skills across all levels of management
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to handle change in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and analysis skills, with the ability to identify and address complex engineering challenges
  • Earns high advocacy and loyalty from teams through strong managerial competence, fostering a culture of collaboration, growth, and high performance
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to team members, enabling their professional development and success
  • Ability to understand cultural differences and be effective working in a diverse environment
  • Proven track record driving successful transformations and managing stakeholders effectively
  • Knowledge and active use of Agile, SCRUM, and Continuous Delivery methodologies
  • Consistently demonstrates PRIME values (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Merit, Excellence) in words and actions, serving as a role model for others
  • Consistently demonstrates AAD cultural attributes (Ambition, Agility, and Diversity mindset) in words and actions, driving a culture of continuous improvement and adaptability


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.


We are 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.


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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.