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VP, Total Portfolio Risk


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Risk and Performance Management
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  9541


Risk and Performance Management Department


The Risk and Performance Management Department is responsible for the independent assessment, measurement, monitoring and reporting of GIC’s investment, credit and operational risk profiles. We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated candidate to join the Enterprise Risk and Performance team (ERP) as a VP.


The ERP team is responsible for providing an independent and objective view of the investment risk and performance drivers of the total portfolio, across asset classes and strategies.



Building and developing Strategic Risk Management capabilities, including enhancing the risk management framework and strengthening risk governance policies. Specific areas of focus include: Asset and FX rebalancing, liquidity and balance sheet management, and trading.


  • Develop and enhance processes, additional risk measures as tools for portfolio construction and risk management, and explore research-centric risk analytics useful for above portfolio functions
  • Monitor and assess individual investment mandates, enhance existing performance attributions methodologies, and develop relevant framework and metrics to provide insights on performance drivers
  • Conduct scenario analysis and stress tests for select portfolios to assess systematic risk drivers and risk concentrations on standalone basis, as well as to total portfolio
  • Provide risk advisory, as key business partner to stakeholders including timely and regular updates to senior management, committees, etc



  • Graduate Degree in an analytical, financial and/or technical field such as Economics, Finance, Applied Math, Statistics, Engineering, etc is preferred
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in a quantitative or analytical role. Buy-side exposure will be an advantage
  • Quick to grasp process and workflow structures, and distill key issues. Demonstrate clear thinking on complex issues
  • Proficiency in a statistical computing environment such as R or Python is helpful
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal). Exhibit the ability to explain analytical or quantitative concepts in simple, practical and high impact manner
  • Proactive individual, with high level of self-motivation, highly organized, and able to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Critical to have the ability to sell important ideas and influence outcomes 
  • Keen attention to detail, strong work ethic, and effective team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ethical compass, demonstrable integrity and a commitment to doing the right thing

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.