Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The Operations division partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation. Operations span all product lines and markets. Regulatory & Control Strategy & Change (RCSC) is a global team that acts as a centre of project management excellence for the Operations division focusing on regulatory-related projects. RCSC plans and executes projects with significant regulatory risk and / or strategy implications, in partnership with various teams across Goldman Sachs. HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
Lead complex and high-priority projects and programs, and manage sponsors and stakeholders with competing priorities, resourcing levels and time constraints across all typical project phases:
Project initiation and scoping, including definition of plans and setting and managing realistic expectations for successful delivery with project stakeholder
Business analysis and requirements definition
Testing and implementation, in particular user acceptance testing
Ongoing project management and quality assurance throughout the project
Build and manage relationships with key project stakeholders in Operations, Technology and Business
Train, mentor and lead more junior team members
Take part in shaping and communicating team's strategy
Work with Operations business units to assess and streamline processes in order to mitigate risk or control issues and generate efficiencies
Provide support and advice to Operations management and project teams on project management tools and methods
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
7-10 years of professional experience - required
5-7 years of project management experience - required
Be a motivated, energetic leader
Have a proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of complex projects/programs and achieving results independently on time and to budget including
Strong analytical skills and project management technical skills
Project scope definition
Project issues, challenges, risks definition
Development of high quality deliverables
Great organization skills - ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize accordingly and make decisions as required
Attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure and to provide practical solutions
Ability to lead and work with project teams to help formulate the implications of a specific solution across the process, e.g. costs, risk, potential for re-use of services developed, etc.
Ability to develop, communicate, and execute a compelling vision and strategy
Demonstrated ability to work across products, regions and functions, preferably in the financial services industry
Demonstrate excellent people management skills and ability to influence key stakeholders outside their direct control
Be highly collaborative, team-oriented and strong consensus builder
Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and oral
Be a strategic thinker, able to lead project working groups, possessing strong facilitation, data gathering and analytical skills, and able to provide creative & innovative solutions
Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures and an ability to learn quickly - knowledge of processes related to Operations, Regulatory Reporting or the Financial Services industry would be an advantage.
Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Visio and Sharepoint
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