Associate/AVP, Investment Analyst, Total Portfolio Solutions 15823

GIC

New York, NY, USA
Posted on June 24, 2024

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.

Total Portfolio Solutions Department

The Total Portfolio Solutions Department (TPS) is tasked with the creation and management of comprehensive cross-asset investment strategies. Our investment purview extends to both public and private markets and includes the task of rebalancing the GIC Portfolio.

Portfolio of Innovations and Extension (PIX)

Portfolio of Innovations and Extension, a division within the TPS department, functions as GIC’s private market R&D centre. Our mandate is to discover, research and implement new investment strategies that can significantly impact the total portfolio. We partner with top-tier managers, develop strategic initiatives with industry players, or invest directly. We are currently seeking an Associate/AVP to join our team. The successful candidate will be a key member of a small agile team that operates a global, cross-asset alternatives investment platform within GIC. This team is responsible for evaluating and investing in non-traditional strategies – including forestry, agriculture, carbon credit, insurance risk, and frontier markets – with the aim of enhancing the GIC Total Portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and assess investment opportunities in both direct investments and funds.
  • Aid in the development of new investment strategies, operational processes, and investment guidelines.
  • Assist in the investment closing process, including structuring, legal due diligence, documentation, and negotiation.
  • Keep abreast of macro environment, market trends, and portfolio risk and performance.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of professional experience in an investment bank, buy-side firm, or consulting firm. Prior hands-on transactional experience in alternative and real assets, especially natural capital (agriculture, forestry, and nature-based solutions), is preferred.
  • Exceptional analytical skills – proficiency in financial modelling and robust quantitative abilities.
  • Self-driven and comfortable working in an unstructured, entrepreneurial environment to develop an investment portfolio and business processes.
  • Resourceful and adept at fostering new internal and external relationships.
  • Team-oriented, self-motivated, and driven by intellectual curiosity.
  • Ability to think critically when evaluating across different asset classes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.

Compensation

Our compensation philosophy reflects several principles. We strive to provide a competitive compensation package to attract and retain talent globally. We pay for performance, and reward sustainable results. Total pay for this position comprises base pay and bonus. The anticipated base salary range for this role, depending on seniority and experience, is between $130,000 and $200,000. Bonuses, which may form a meaningful proportion of the total pay package, are determined based on company and individual performance.

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