Applications Manager

  • Attractive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GIC Private Limited
  • 18 Aug 17

We are one of the largest investment management in the world, with over 1000 people working together to create long-term value.

Technology Department

The Technology Department manages and exploits information technologies to enhance GIC's ability to be the leading global long term investment firm. It aims to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Technology Department as an VP, Applications Manager.


•Manage various IT business application teams (internal and outsourced vendor teams) that are providing on-going BAU application operations and maintenance/enhancement support for systems that are in production.
•Manage production incidents and systems enhancements change requests for applications.
•Analyse systems operations data (SLAs, customer satisfaction, quality, efficiency, etc) to identify actionable trends for continual improvements in application management.
•Address any application issues that affect the application team’s ability to meet the requirements of business stakeholders.
•Manage application logs and prioritizations.


•Preferably with Information Technology / Engineering / Computer Science related degree.
•PMP and/or COMIT will be an added advantage.
•Possess minimum of 8-10 years of relevant working experience in system / software development including SDLC usage in a banking environment. Knowledge and experience in agile techniques will be an added advantage.
•Minimum 8-10 years of demonstrated experience in IT project management, IT operations management, IT vendor management and related management experience in investment and banking operations.
•Possess good background in technical skills and competency in standard technology platforms Java, .NET, C#, SQL server, Oracle, etc, with good appreciation of systems development lifecycle, systems design and systems architecture.
•Analytical and problem solving skills.
•Project management experience and understanding of project management methodology
•Challenge the status quo when appropriate
•Ability to work independently with clear communication
•High attention to detail
•Possess a strong understanding of cost and financial accounting principles
•Excellent keynote and presentation skills