VP, Product Manager, Technology Group

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15601

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 Product Manager?

  • Define product vision and technology strategic objectives
  • Define product roadmap, which outlines features and functionality that will be developed over time
  • Prioritize features based on business goals and technical feasibility
  • Drive best practices for new improvements and maintenance, ensure the highest quality and standards are applied
  • Work closely with business stakeholders, technology leads, software development teams and designers in crafting product vision, roadmap, prioritization of initiatives and features
  • Ensure dynamic, incremental, and continuous delivery of the product that brings value to the business in an agile and sustainable manner
  • Collaborate with peer teams within GIC on multidiscipline projects and front-office and back-office initiatives
  • Interact with financial institutions, international banks and brokers, vendors and solution providers for new business requirements/initiatives

 

What makes you a successful candidate?

  • At least 10 years of experience in the financial industry is required, preferably with focus on Securities Financing/Treasury business, and with financial market knowledge in Equity, Futures and Options, FX, Fixed Income, Derivatives and OTC products, Regulations and Compliance
  • Strong background in product development, with experience in defining and driving the development of a software product. The candidate should have a proven track record of working with business and technology teams to develop software as a product
  • Good understanding of design principles and user experience (UX) design, as well as the ability to work effectively with designers
  • Well-versed in Agile software development methodologies, with hands on experience in working as part of highly effective Agile software development team using Scrum, Kanban, or other agile frameworks
  • Hands on experience in conducting business analysis functions, stakeholder management, solution designing, and software test planning. Experience in vendor management and production support of front office trading applications is a plus
  • Ability to strive in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment, communicate effectively with business stakeholders, technology leads, software developers and IT subject matter experts
  • Hands on experience in a front office business role and/or as a Software Engineer will be a plus


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 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 about our Technology Group here: 
https://gic.careers/group/technology-group/

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.