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SVP, Investment Services Management, Multi-Strategies

GIC Private Limited
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Aug 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
GIC is one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices 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.

Investment Services Private Markets

The Investment Services Private Market (ISPVM) Department provides strategic investment services and financial management to private equity, real estate, infrastructure and cross-strategy investments within the Private Markets of the GIC group. Leveraging data and emerging technologies, the department oversees the development and implementation of business infrastructural plans and operating models to scale GIC's alternative asset investments globally. The department is responsible for deal structuring, execution and closing, due diligence, tax advisory, and investment holding structures, finance and investment operations, portfolio monitoring, data management, reporting and analytics, and valuations.

Investment Services Management Multi-Strategies

The Investment Services Management Multi-Strategies team primarily supports investments in funds, private equity, co-investments, credits and real assets. The team's role involves front-mid-back deal closing and investment execution activities. The SVP will lead a global team and work in close partnership with the investment teams, various functional teams and external stakeholders to execute private markets transactions. The role is also responsible to build front-mid-back deal execution capabilities, processes, and service platforms for the private market business units.

What impact can you make in this role?

We are looking for a suitable candidate to lead the Investment Services Management Multi-Strategies team, that is responsible for the Transaction Management platform across the private markets business units.

What will you do as a lead?
  • Lead the Transaction Management activities to deliver timely and efficient deal closing and execution across Singapore, Americas, and London
  • Being a valued business partner to the business, providing advisory and solutions to solve complex deal closing activities for Private Market transactions
  • Identify opportunities and ideas that will value-add to the business and develop enablers to support the private markets growing complexity and scale
  • Establish and implement strong processes, and robust operating models, systems and governance across front-mid-back offices in deal execution activities
  • Scale long term capabilities, that includes technology applications for deal closing activities to be executed in an efficient and effective manner
  • Conceptualize and identify enhancements in current workflow and drive operational front-mid-back process improvements, efficiencies, governance and controls
  • As the owner of the TM Ecosystem, work closely with the Private Equity and Real Estate TM teams, Deal and Asset Finance teams to strengthen the execution service platform
  • Coordinate the global Transaction Management Operating Committees and develop partnerships across the organization; as the strategic business partner to the Private Markets investment groups
  • Develop a strong talent pipeline of investment services talent

What makes you a successful candidate?

The successful candidate should ideally bring the following competencies and experiences:
  • >15 years of relevant experience in transaction management and/or finance for private markets
  • Proven ability to influence at a senior level and deliver results through others
  • Relevant experience in a leadership position supporting investment activities
  • Degree or post-graduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management. Professional accounting qualifications preferred.

Key Skillsets
  • Strategic mindset & commercial focused to lead transformational change. Culture carrier to deliver long term value-add, drive performance, streamline and digitize processes, and define operating models to deliver strategic outcomes.
  • Technical leadership (Deal execution, Transaction advisory, Finance, People Management)
  • Expert stakeholder management skills across all levels of the organization. Build partnership to influence, advocate, and drive senior management decisions.

Key Competencies
  • Leadership experience in managing a team and stakeholders
  • Experience leading transformation and change
  • Ability to create a climate that encourages knowledge sharing and expertise exchange, embrace diversity of views and ideas and actively championing the department's strategies
  • Able to communicate effectively with peers, subordinates and senior management
  • Engages others constructively with an open mind (i.e., wants to make things work/forges strong business partnerships).

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.

GIC is a Great Place to Work

At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility. As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the 'office as a hub' for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.

GIC is an equal opportunity employer

GIC 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.

Learn more about our Investment Services Private Markets Department here:

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.

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