AVP, Proxy Research & Operations
- Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
- Permanent, Full time
- GIC Private Limited
- 16 Aug 18 2018-08-16
We are one of the largest investment management organizations in the world, with over 1000 people working together to create long-term value.
Investment Services Public Markets
Investment Services Public Markets, or 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.
With GIC formally adopting a Sustainability Policy, being a Responsible Steward of our investee companies is one of the key tenets. We are building a team which can advise and work closely with internal portfolio managers to engage investee companies to safeguard long term value of our investments. The successful candidate shall work alongside the team that manages corporate action and proxy voting operations.
Advisory and Analytics Support
•Leverage and build on prior experience to scale up the team’s capabilities in areas of analyzing shareholder meeting resolutions, advising portfolio managers, engaging investee companies.
•Be in tune with evolving requirements of GIC’s Sustainability Committee, and shape the team to be ready to support these current and future needs.
•Develop post-meeting analytics that are useful for senior management’s insights, as well as portfolio managers’ reference for their future voting decision or even incorporation into the investment process.
Proxy Voting Operations
•Build up our operational capability in proxy voting through working on system enhancement projects, so as to reduce the team’s manual processes.
•Provide support for proxy voting operations highlighting salient points to portfolio managers for their consideration when deliberating over voting decisions. This includes supporting occasional last minute voting requests.
•Process income and corporate action events for the global equities invested by the GIC portfolio.
•Perform simple analysis of elective corporate action events and recommend optimal options for portfolio managers’ consideration.
•Build up local market expertise and appreciate the nuances of corporate action across the various markets.
•Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
•5 years or more prior experience in investor relation or corporate governance. Stints in roles that engage investee companies will be an added advantage.
•Conversant in traditional shareholder resolution matters like Board issues, compensation, risk, corporate structure, shareholder rights, and increasingly in evolving areas of Environmental and Social issues.
•Have an appreciation of some of the inter-linkages between shareholder meeting and corporate action events.
•Inquisitive and curious, constantly keep up-to-date with industry developments, resourceful.
•Detail-oriented, strong analytical ability, excellent communication skills and possess a drive for excellence.
•Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and multiple priorities.
•A good team player, collaborates well with internal and external counterparts, self-motivated and enjoys working in a dynamic environment.
•Experience in Corporate Actions is an added advantage, but not a pre-requisite.