VP, Business Data Operations

GIC Private Limited
Singapore, Singapore
21 Oct 2021
04 Nov 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Investment Services Public Markets

Investment Services Public Markets (ISPM) is an integrated team that provides investment service support for public market investment activities strategically and tactically. The team is responsible for business management functions for all public market investment strategy groups, as well as GIC's global trade operations, custody control and asset servicing such as income entitlements, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate events of our underlying investments, futures and derivative operations, collateral management, pricing and rates, market data and rebalancing operations. The coverage extends across a spectrum of products such as equities, bonds, money market, foreign exchange, futures, collateralized securities and other derivatives.

Data Solutions & Services

DSS is the partner of choice for all investment data related activities in GIC. The division comprises business data operations, business data services and analytics, asset valuation & analytics, investment book of record and investment data services & analytics. Within the DSS division, the business data operations team is responsible for all data operations to support our public markets investment capabilities. We are a team of data domain subject matter experts, providing high quality and timely data used across GIC. The team is responsible for operationalization of business data required for all investment strategies & new product lines. Leveraging on a range of expertise and through the establishment of strategic partnerships across the firm and in the market, the team also embeds and enforces best practices in data operating models.


  • As a subject matter expert to provide support and consultancy to the Organization in their usage of enterprise golden source data as well as in their formulation of a holistic sustainable data solutions
  • Perform operational readiness assessment on new product lines and/or new markets
  • Provide leadership to a team responsible for data management activities, including investigating and following-up on data related problems, exceptions and data quality issues
  • Recommend and follow-through on data operations and data modelling improvements
  • Identify and implement process improvements and initiatives to drive efficiency and effectiveness and enhance business capabilities
  • Work with technology group to design, develop and deliver sustainable data solutions
  • Strong industry engagement by leveraging partnerships to drive best practices
  • Provide thought leadership within the Department and participate in thematic studies/projects both within and across Departments

  • Possess a good Honors degree or equivalent
  • Certifications such as CFA, FRM, CAIA will be a plus
  • Minimum 7-8 years of relevant working experience in the funds management, institutional banking industry or data management industry. Data operations background preferred
  • Primary domain areas of investment data management, investment analysis, risk/performance analysis
  • Strong knowledge of financial instruments, markets and valuation models
  • Exposure to market and industry through associations, working groups or committees
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Business analysis and data operations expertise
  • Self-starter who is keen to learn and with strong learning agility
  • Independent and ownership mindset
  • Exposure to technology such as Python, Tableau, BluePrism will be an advantage
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