VP/SVP, Portfolio Execution Group, Balance Sheet Management - Portfolio Manager

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Portfolio Execution Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15708

 

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.

 

Portfolio Execution Group (PEG)

Portfolio Execution Group encompasses multiple teams that perform a range of functional roles including trade execution, funding & liquidity management, securities financing, and applied quantitative research. This group comprises three sub-teams – Global Trading Unit (GTU), Balance Sheet Management Group (BMG), and Applied Research Unit (ARU).

 

Balance Sheet Management (BMG)

BMG is responsible for GIC's Total Portfolio liquidity, funding and securities finance activities spanning global markets. We aim to optimize the value of GIC's liquidity and public market assets and seek to preserve and enhance implementation capacity for the GIC Portfolio. We are continually striving to be world-class in terms of our talent, technology platforms, and external relationships.

The team is currently seeking a Portfolio Manager with a proven track record in FX and short-term interest rates (STIR) who is interested in developing a successful career at GIC, based in Singapore. As part of a global team of investment professionals, you will manage GIC’s total liquidity pool and currency hedging program to generate superior risk-adjusted returns while contributing to the broader development of BMG's business platform and firm-level liquidity management capabilities.

 

What will you do as Portfolio Manager within BMG?

  • Dynamically manage GIC’s liquidity portfolio and Total Portfolio currency hedges
  • Identify and capitalize on global STIR and FX funding market opportunities to generate alpha
  • Manage front-end interest rate and funding risks arising from BMG’s activities across global FX and money markets
  • Develop BMG’s business platform to deliver sustainable portfolio outperformance and industry-leading capabilities
  • Add value to BMG’s financial resource management initiatives; grow and deepen external partnerships to optimize and extract value from GIC’s balance sheet
  • Generate insights and offer thought leadership on global funding and money markets

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • 7+ years of experience in FX and money markets with in-depth knowledge of relevant instruments, drivers and dynamics
  • Ability to formulate investment strategies to generate P&L using cash and derivative instruments, including in cross-currency markets. Risk-taking/portfolio management experience would be highly desirable
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills, with attention to details
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; effective in building relationships to positively impact business outcomes
  • Balance of creativity and discipline to navigate market opportunities within internal constructs
  • Experience with projects that involve technology/systems build or significant cross-team collaboration is a plus
  • Programming skills (Python, R, SQL, Tableau) and quantitative ability is not required but would be desirable

 

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
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.

 

Learn more about our Portfolio Execution Group​ Department here: https://gic.careers/group/portfolio-execution-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.