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VP, Business Data Services

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  8145

 

Investment Services Public Markets

 

Investment Services Public Markets, or ISPM, is an integrated team that provides investment service support for public market investment activities strategically and tactically.  The team is responsible for business management functions for all public market investment strategy groups, as well as GIC’s global trade operations, custody control and asset servicing such as income entitlements, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate events of our underlying investments, futures and derivative operations, collateral management, pricing and rates, market data and rebalancing operations.  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

 

DSS is the partner of choice for all investment data related activities in GIC; the department comprises business data operations, business data services, asset valuation & analytics, investment book of record and 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.

 

Responsibilities

  • Strategic evaluation of business and information needs from a range of public markets investment teams
  • Formulating holistic data solutions to manage front office stakeholders’ requirements
  • Working with investment teams and technology group to design, develop and deliver sustainable data solutions
  • Working with partner teams to design and develop optimal target operating and service models for consumers
  • Strong industry engagement by leveraging partnerships to drive best practices
  • Provide thought leadership within the department and participate in thematic studies/projects both within and across departments

 

Requirements

 

  • Strong qualifications such as post-graduate degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance.
  • Certifications such as CFA, FRM, CAIA preferred
  • Minimum 7-8 years of relevant working experience in the funds management, institutional banking industry
  • Primary domain areas of investment data management, investment analysis, risk/performance analysis
  • Strong knowledge of financial instruments, markets and valuation models
  • Exposure to market and industry through associations, working groups or committees

 

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, stakeholder management
  • Business analysis and/or project management expertise
  • Self-starter who is keen to learn and with strong learning agility
  • Independent and ownership mindset
  • Exposure to technology such as Python, Tableau, BluePrism will be an advantage

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.