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VP, Real Estate (Japan)


Tokyo, JP

Job Function:  Real Estate
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  11341


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 team as a Vice President.



  • Responsible for business development and relationship management
  • Support Country Head and Senior Vice President to develop and implement portfolio strategy
  • Investment Management - Source, evaluate, negotiate and structure investments opportunities and dispositions. Develop investment proposals and options, analyze and evaluate impact of investment decisions, including making investment recommendations to management. When approved, close new deals, including work on due diligence. Supervise and/or work on financial modelling. Lead in selection and management of Service Providers/ JV Partners, includes maintaining good relationships with counterparties
  • Asset Management - Responsible for asset management activities of properties, including tracking performance on a monthly basis with budget and underwriting, periodical reporting to management, assisting in identifying potential issues and in their resolution pertaining to the properties.  Undertake annual asset planning and manage assets within assigned portfolio in accordance to business plans
  • Provide active guidance and direction to the junior staff (Associates and AVPs) to ensure the above responsibilities are well handled
  • Participate in or contribute to GIC-wide initiatives and projects as needed outside real estate or on a global basis
  • Represent GIC on various boards and committees



  • A good first degree and/or a master’s degree in finance, business administration or real estate is preferred
  • At least 8 years' relevant working experience in investment management
  • Exposure to the RE market in Japan is mandatory
  • Team player with good analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team management experience is preferred
  • Ambition, drive and strong desire to succeed. Ability to handle and manage multiple tasks
  • Share GIC’s PRIME values (Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit, Excellence)
  • Excellent team player and interpersonal skills
  • Languages – Japanese and English


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.