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VP, Employee Relations & Governance


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Human Resource & Organization Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14401


Human Resource & Organization Department

The Human Resource & Organization Department champions the people agenda for GIC. We invest in talent and organization development, to maximize potential of our people for long term sustainable performance. We are organized by strategic HR domains and work in partnership with business groups to manage talent and build impactful teams. Our HR domains are: Graduate Recruitment, GIC School, HR Business Partnership, Talent Acquisition, Talent & Organization Strategy, People Analytics & Solutions, and People Operations & Advisory.


The HR People Operations & Advisory (POA) team is looking for a suitable candidate to join us as Vice President, Employee Relations & Governance.  



  • Drive the employee relations strategy and continuously finetune related policies and processes globally
  • Manage complex investigations and grievances independently
  • Provide holistic advice to internal stakeholders and employees relating to employee relations policies, processes and employment governance matters
  • Keep abreast of employment legislation developments and assess impact on talent strategy, policies and processes, recommend and implement appropriate course of actions
  • Partner closely with cross department teams to meet enterprise objectives and proactively develop and deliver solutions to issues that arise
  • Curate engagement and training content to share best practices and educate employees
  • Prepare insights-focused senior management reports and perform thematic analysis to improve GIC’s culture and controls
  • Design and implement employment governance policies



  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • 7+ years in Human Resources or related area (such as employment law), with at least 5 years’ experience in managing employee conduct, grievances, investigation and employment governance matters
  • Solid knowledge of employment legislation in Singapore, Australia, China, India, Korea and Japan
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Self-directed individual who demonstrates initiative, agility, resourcefulness and good judgment
  • Ability to think strategically, analyse issues and problem solve
  • Ability to work effectively under tight timelines in a fast-paced, multi-jurisdiction environment


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.