Operations - Regulatory and Control Ops - Change Management - Vice President - London Operations - Regulatory and Control Ops - Change  …

Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jan 22
Competitive
Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jan 22
Competitive
Operations - Regulatory and Control Ops - Change Management - Vice President - London
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.
Regulatory Control Strategy & Change (RCSC) is a global team that acts as a center 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Responsibilities
  • Lead complex and high-priority projects, 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, Engineering and Business
  • 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
Experience / Skills / Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of professional experience - required
  • 7 years of consulting or project management experience - desirable
  • Experience of Product management / Agile delivery frameworks (SCRUM, etc.) / use of JIRA
  • Be a self-motivated, energetic team player
  • Have experience of scoping and driving delivery of projects and achieving results independently on time and to budget including. Should be able to show some of the following:
    • Strong analytical skills and project management technical skills
    • Project scope definition
    • Project issues, challenges, risks definition
    • Status reporting
    • 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 work in 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.
  • 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 communication and interpersonal skills both written and oral
  • Strategic thinker with strong business analysis and planning skills. Capable of identifying and interpreting wider-ranging issues:
    • 'Big picture' understanding
    • Provides creative & innovative solutions to solve problems
    • Ability to show the risk / benefits of a specific solution across processes
  • Demonstrate confidence in interaction with senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures and an ability to learn quickly - knowledge of processes related to Operations or the Financial Services industry would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience ideally from financial services and / or management consulting
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Visio and Sharepoint

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.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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