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VP/SVP, Real Estate, Asset Management (Japan)


Tokyo, JP

Job Function:  Real Estate
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14002



GIC Real Estate


The Real Estate (RE) arm of GIC invests in real estate and real estate-related assets outside of Singapore. We manage a well-diversified portfolio covering over 40 countries in property sectors such as offices, retail, hotels, residential, industrial, niche sectors and companies.

Real Estate – Japan


The key role of the Japan team is to implement GIC RE's strategy to build its global real estate portfolio, with the primary objective of achieving superior long-term risk-adjusted returns.


We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Japan Real Estate Team as a VP or SVP for Asset Management, in particular, to manage our hospitality assets.




  • Responsible for the day-to-day operational management of our hospitality assets
  • In partnership with the respective external managers, Investment team and the Project Development Unit (PDU) in GIC, develop and execute on the business plan for each investment including leasing, development, capex, ESG strategy, financing and exit
  • Provide strategic business plans, Hold/Sell analysis and budgets for internal presentation
  • Identify and analyse trends in the industry and recommend asset management strategies and opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with portfolio companies / JV partners / operating partners external asset




  • At least 6 years of relevant asset management experience and thorough understanding of Japan real estate market
  • Proven track record in asset managing hospitality portfolios including full-service hotels, both stabilizing assets and greenfield development
  • Strong business acumen and commercial mindset to drive key projects within our portfolio, including providing guidance to external managers, revenue management, opex optimization, budget formulation etc.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of current ESG trends and regulations pertaining to Real Estate
  • Strong project management, financial and analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Excellent ability to build strong internal and external relationships
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with honours from a top university or college
  • Good team player with the ability to be self-directed and work independently

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.