GIC (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation) - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Companies

Companies Discuss companies and organisations.




GIC (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation)

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 27-12-2011, 01:27 AM
Verified Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 11
free is on a distinguished road
Default GIC (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation)

hi, need some advice on GIC, what is the starting pay like for fresh grad and.. how is the career prospect like?

Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 27-12-2011, 09:34 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Support function ~4.8k 5mths bonus
Portfolio function ~8k 7-9mths bonus

Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 28-12-2011, 08:19 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by free View Post
hi, need some advice on GIC, what is the starting pay like for fresh grad and.. how is the career prospect like?
It's not easy to get in as a fresh grad unless you've got excellent results... Good luck..

Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 29-12-2011, 10:20 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Was a couple of years into my career at a foreign bank when I received an email to go for their management associate program.

I thought it was a mid-career MA program but during the interview rounds I realised that they were also interviewing fresh grads. Big turn-off.

Program pay was 5k pm which (much lower than my last drawn) but supposedly moves up to 8k pm after 1st year.

Received some advice not to join GIC as it was the parking lot for government scholars. This meant that if you weren't a scholar, you'd be 2nd class citizen. Didn't sit well with me. My pov is to avoid such organisations. My advice is that private sector might be better (if you have the choice). Otherwise, start GIC and move out. I know of someone who did just that.

Goodluck.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Support function ~4.8k 5mths bonus
Portfolio function ~8k 7-9mths bonus
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 02-01-2012, 07:13 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

anyone knows how much an associate and associate director earns in Temasek holdings?
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 03-01-2012, 08:08 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
anyone knows how much an associate and associate director earns in Temasek holdings?
Was about $10 - 12 per month for associate & $15 to 18k per month for AD some time back. Not sure now.
Reply With Quote

  #7 (permalink)  
Old 11-08-2012, 11:41 AM
Mid-career banker
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Was about $10 - 12 per month for associate & $15 to 18k per month for AD some time back. Not sure now.
Really? I'm in talks with Temasek now and I'm a mid-career entrant, I've asked for a pay that's less than 10k per month. Too little?
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 11-08-2012, 03:50 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mid-career banker View Post
Really? I'm in talks with Temasek now and I'm a mid-career entrant, I've asked for a pay that's less than 10k per month. Too little?
No mid career ask for <10k.

Portfolio side freshies will already exceed 10k within 2 years of joining
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 26-05-2013, 10:23 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Was a couple of years into my career at a foreign bank when I received an email to go for their management associate program.

I thought it was a mid-career MA program but during the interview rounds I realised that they were also interviewing fresh grads. Big turn-off.

Program pay was 5k pm which (much lower than my last drawn) but supposedly moves up to 8k pm after 1st year.

Received some advice not to join GIC as it was the parking lot for government scholars. This meant that if you weren't a scholar, you'd be 2nd class citizen. Didn't sit well with me. My pov is to avoid such organisations. My advice is that private sector might be better (if you have the choice). Otherwise, start GIC and move out. I know of someone who did just that.

Goodluck.

I have 5 years of experience and considering applying for their portfolio function.
Don't like joining big organization or government-linked. But the salary is too attractive. I wonder if I could get similar salary/perks if I join smaller investment firms?


Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills
Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills


SG Bus Timing App
SG Bus Timing App - the best bus app - available on iOS and Android


SGX Stocks Android App - check share prices
SGX Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks for iPad - check latest Singapore share prices
SGX Stocks [iPad] app
| SGX Stocks [iPhone] app
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 26-05-2013, 10:42 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

can someone without a finance or investment background join GIC as a career change?

i currently have over 13 years experience in technology company, with experience in business development, project management and industry knowledge in telecommunications and transportation.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SUTL Corporation Fearoftheunknown Companies 3 27-03-2019 09:00 PM
Sentosa Development Corporation Zmallwood Income and Jobs 2 20-12-2018 03:36 PM
Petrochemical Corporation Singapore Unknown123 Income and Jobs 0 21-03-2018 07:59 AM
Grand 99 Hotel by Sunland Development Corporation newlaunchsingapore General Discussions 0 21-04-2015 01:30 PM
Year 2013 PACT/ AEIS Preparatory Course to enter Government Schools- Singapore gratifytuitionagency Education and Personal Growth 0 17-11-2012 03:04 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,766 Replies, 1,416,485 Views
How is HTX Associate Programme... ( 1 2 3)
23 Replies, 7,083 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
13,751 Replies, 4,631,160 Views
Engineer Pay ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
319 Replies, 139,148 Views
Citibank Singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
140 Replies, 100,940 Views
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,705 Replies, 1,290,563 Views
DBS tech seed programme ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
872 Replies, 225,581 Views
Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW)
2 Replies, 84 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,084 Replies, 2,531,105 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
12,609 Replies, 7,359,913 Views
Civil/Public Sector -... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
412 Replies, 268,226 Views
Anyone jobless for a long time... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,095 Replies, 1,315,361 Views
UOB Management Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
456 Replies, 277,618 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,337 Replies, 576,676 Views
MAS for Mid Career Professionals ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
483 Replies, 274,409 Views
If you can't find a company here... ( 1 2)
13 Replies, 1,615 Views
Nomura
0 Replies, 59 Views
Queries about Cpib application ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,271 Replies, 643,035 Views
Maybank ( 1 2 3)
24 Replies, 6,962 Views
Work culture in IHiS ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
150 Replies, 138,335 Views
Roles in accenture singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,021 Replies, 524,956 Views
IMDA (under MCI) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
120 Replies, 58,412 Views
Starting Pay for CS/Ministries... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
244 Replies, 110,899 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,009 Replies, 2,508,412 Views
How much are you earning per annum? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
12,699 Replies, 4,360,725 Views
GIC (Government of Singapore... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
329 Replies, 454,169 Views
Asset Management Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
33 Replies, 4,208 Views
Working Culture in IRAS ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
56 Replies, 86,725 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 05:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2