VP/SVP, Business Manager


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data Strategy Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15575

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.


We build our data architecture in a robust operational environment with scale and efficiency. Data is meaningful in a functional, discoverable, and accessible format to power GIC’s innovative investment strategies.


Data Strategy Group


Data Strategy Group (DSG) harnesses and leverages on GIC’s most valuable asset – Data, to drive insights, results and solve real business challenges. We ingest, analyze and combine data with context across all industries and asset classes to enable investment decisions and enhance investment process. Together, we strive to build a high-performance enterprise data infrastructure, create results-driven approach with data products and strive to be a data-driven organization.


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Business Manager to oversee our business operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong business background, with a proven track record of managing business operations and driving growth. The Business Manager will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day business operations, developing and implementing business strategies, analyzing financial and operational data, leading cross-functional teams, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong business background, excellent leadership and communication skills, and the ability to analyze complex data and make informed decisions.

What will you do as VP/SVP, Business Manager? 

  • Develop and implement business strategies that align with organizational goals and objectives
  • Oversee day-to-day business operations, including finance, human resources, marketing, and customer service
  • Develop and manage budgets, financial forecasts, and business plans
  • Analyze financial and operational data to identify opportunities for growth and improvement
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, vendors, and partners
  • Lead cross-functional teams to achieve business objectives
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to track business performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices and make recommendations for their adoption where appropriate



What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?  

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or a related field
  • 5-10 years of experience in business management, with experience in finance, human resources, marketing, and customer service
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve their goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex data and make informed decisions
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets, financial forecasts, and business plans
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in the financial services industry is 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.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer 
GIC is an equal opportunity employerGIC 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 Data Strategy Group Department herehttps://gic.careers/group/data-strategy-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.