VP, Data Analytics, Data Solutions & Analytics


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services Private Markets
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15541

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


Investment Services Private Markets

We manage deal structuring, due diligence and closing. We provide financial operations to GIC’s private equity, infrastructure, and real estate assets, as well as tax structuring, corporate holding structures, valuations, and financial reporting.


Data Solutions & Analytics

Data Solutions & Analytics (DSA) team’s vision is to unlock the value of Private Market’s information assets and make it readily available to support decision-making and informed action. We provide best-in-class data stewardship, sourcing, ingestion, analytics, and governance across the private market asset classes in GIC.


What impact can you make in this role? 

We are hiring a VP, Data Analytics. This role will play a pivotal part in taking private market data analytics capabilities to the next level by leveraging modern technology and analytics techniques to identify opportunities and drive improved data driven decision making. Focus will be on developing analytics to support asset management of private equity holdings, real estate assets, infrastructure assets, portfolio management and operational efficiency.


What will you do as a VP, Data Analytics? 

  • Develop deep understanding of supported stakeholders’ businesses and provide expert guidance on how data/analytics can support their needs
  • Manage, develop, and set priorities for resources within the data analytics team to ensure that business, enterprise, and DSA needs are met
  • Identify and execute opportunities where analytics solutions/products can be used to improve operational efficiency and/or drive business performance within GIC
  • Identify, recommend, and implement improvements to existing Data Analytic products/solutions
  • Explore and experiment with new data tools and capabilities for provision of data analytics and insights discovery (AI/ML, NLP, Graph, Visualisation, etc.)
  • Build and maintain relationships with other analytic teams within GIC to ensure best practice are being shared and synergies exploited
  • Identify opportunities across within ISPVM and GIC to uplift data capabilities and accelerate adoption of data driven/informed decision making
  • Represent Private Markets and actively contribute to enterprise-wide data projects/initiatives
  • Play a leadership role in GIC/ISPVM/DSA projects and GIC data community as needed
  • Contribute to overall DSA/ISPVM data strategy and execution of key streams of work


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role? 

  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, Business, Mathematics, Engineering, Data Science, or relevant disciplines
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in data management, business intelligence & analysis
  • Hands on experience building analytic solutions using Python, R, or similar
  • Hands on experience building BI & reporting solutions using Tableau, Power BI, or similar
  • Deep understanding of the full data/analytics lifecycle: data acquisition/discovery, data engineering, data storage, automation, data science, AI/ML, and operationalization of analytic solutions into business operations
  • Experience executing data projects and/or applying data analytics for operational process improvement or re-engineering
  • Experience leveraging both traditional and advanced data analytics techniques in combination with strong business acumen to generate actionable insights
  • Experience managing and developing a team of data professionals
  • Ability to partner with business stakeholder to identify opportunities, influence strategic direction, understand requirements, and lead development of innovative and sustainable data solutions
  • Excellent project and time management skills to drive multiple workstreams
  • Strong learning agility, communication, and stakeholder management skills
  • Prior experience in Private Markets or Financial Investment Services will be a bonus


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.


Learn more about our Investment Services Private Markets Department here: https://gic.careers/group/investment-services-private-markets/

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.