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HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Our division recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs. Our teams advise, design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results. We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm's most valuable asset, our people.
At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our Human Capital Management professionals the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office. We are open to considering requests for flexible working
JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES
Our team is comprised of individuals who understand data, people, process, technology and operations. Our work is fast-paced and requires individuals to be proactive and have strong business acumen. HCM works across the organization and has stakeholders at all levels of the firm across all business areas.
Reporting to the Head of Pensions and Benefits for Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA"), this position supports the operational and technology aspects of EMEA Benefits as well as running day-to-day benefit operation processes.
The ideal candidate will have, or be a self-starter to learn, benefits operations/technology expertise to support the operations of benefit programmes to over 5,000 employees across the region. The candidate will work closely with other internal groups (e.g. sourcing and technology) to ensure programmes are delivered efficiently for both the firm and employees to support the delivery of best in class programmes. This position is at the Analyst level and based in Warsaw, Poland.
Support the EMEA Benefits Operations VP to deliver operational aspects of strategy, governance, technology and day-to-day processing of EMEA benefit programmes including:
Support EMEA Benefits operations and technology strategy that maximizes the employee experience whilst leveraging cost saving opportunities for the firm
Support operational and technology reviews and identify opportunities for efficiency and/or automation
Support compliance with internal requirements as well local regulation and legislation
Support the EMEA Operations VP on cross regional/global operations and/or technology projects including cross regional and cross functional working group activity
Support EMEA Benefits vendor management to ensure compliance with Goldman Sachs' vendor management and risk policies as they relate to Benefits
Support the annual Global Governance Benefits Framework attestation process
Manage EMEA Benefits Operations processes and procedures in accordance with internal policy, e.g. Records Management
Support day-to-day administration of EMEA benefit programmes, e.g. payrolls, employee queries
Support the day-to-day management of EMEA Benefits vendors to help ensure the Benefits Team is compliant with Vendor requirements and on-boarding and off-boarding
Support managing vendor tech risk as required and support the quarterly EMEA Tech Risk Reviews
Support the broader EMEA Benefits Team on benefit renewals, including data requirements, communications to employees and system automation of benefits/renewals
Identify and put forward ongoing opportunities to automate processes and gain efficiencies across all EMEA locations
Support the EMEA Benefits management reporting working with the MI Team and broader Benefits Team as necessary
Support the operational aspects of vendor performance against KPI's and support vendor contract reviews/renewals
Support operational matters to the business including postings, presentations and other stakeholder management documentation
Support on operational aspects of merger, acquisition and sale activity as required
Support the Broader EMEA Benefits Team as required
Support EMEA and Global benefits projects as required
SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS
0-3 years of EMEA Benefits operations experience and working knowledge of EMEA benefits/legislation preferred
Working knowledge of Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution pension arrangements an advantage
Strong project management and organization skills with superior attention to detail and excellent follow-through
Results-oriented; ability to successfully manage multiple tasks, take initiative to improve own performance, and ability to work intensely towards extremely challenging goals in the face of obstacles or setbacks
Ability to develop relationships with broad base of stakeholders
Good communication, influencing and persuasion skills and comfortable working in a global team that both welcomes and challenges new ideas
Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to perform detailed analysis of problems and identify resolutions; understands when and how to escalate issues to manage risk
Innovative approach with ability and appetite to challenge existing processes/procedures
Creative strength to transform abstract ideas into tangible actions/products
Ability to operate in a virtual work environment where teams may be spread across multiple locations
Self-starting and enthusiastic in approach to work
Good understanding of finance and metrics management and reporting
Advanced computer literacy: Advanced Microsoft Office and Excel skills a requirement
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.
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