VP, Employment Relations & Governance


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Human Resource & Organization Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15826


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.


Human Resource & Organization Department

We drive GIC’s talent strategies, and shape the organisational culture to sustain GIC’s long-term performance.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that champions the people agenda for GIC.


What will you do as an Employee Relations & Governance practitioner?

  • 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


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • 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


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. Please email grphrodtaops@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.


Learn More

Learn more about our Human Resource & Organization Department here: https://gic.careers/group/human-resource-organization/



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.