MORE ABOUT THIS JOB OPERATIONS 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.
YOUR IMPACT Are you looking to apply your project management, client focus and business analysis skills in order to drive the sourcing and mutualization strategy for the Operations division? The Market Solutions team is looking for a Vice President who is capable of driving the division's target operations model by identifying and executing industry opportunities, and by creating and maintaining relationships through the division, firm and with external stakeholders, to deliver on strategy. In this role, you will interface with global stakeholders in Operations, Technology, Legal, Compliance and the Securities Division, as well as a diverse portfolio of vendors, clients and counter-parties.
OUR IMPACT Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve the firm's assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Pro-actively manage external relationships for GS including central counter-parties and other third party pre- and post-trade service providers to achieve the firm's commercial and strategic goals
Partner with divisional and business stakeholders to identify and execute on opportunities to develop optimal industry operating models, thereby facilitating GS business needs
Seek opportunities to facilitate the delivery of the Operations strategy by creatively leveraging existing or establishing new external relationships to develop optimal sourcing solutions for the industry and the firm
Incubate new technology opportunities with early stage companies and strategic vendors
Conduct market research and analysis on 3rd party technology solutions to address GS opportunities
Provide transparent connectivity for market infrastructure relationships at all levels of the organization
Provide education and advisory services for digital transformation technologies to internal stakeholders and GS clients
Coordinate the firm's vendor management program for market infrastructure providers, which will assess vendors' risk management, fee structure, service level, and issue resolution
People management responsibilities for a diverse and talented team in NY
EXPERIENCE AND EXPECTATIONS WE ARE LOOKING FOR
At least 10+ years of professional work experience, with previous experience in Operations, the Financial Services industry, Project Management, Vendor Management and / or Management Consulting
Bachelors/ Undergraduate Degree
Ability to operate independently and effectively drive multiple initiatives
Detail oriented with the ability to quickly identify and learn pertinent information across wide range of businesses
Outstanding analytical and decision-making skills
Ability to combine tactical and strategic thinking
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally
Strong presentation skills
Track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects
Experience managing a digital transformation program a plus
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.