• Legal, Digital Finance Strategic Partnerships, Vice President

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-46923
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Legal
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Legal and Internal Audit
    Business Unit
    Securities/Merchant Bank/IBD
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive commercial transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the firm’s invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world.

     

    The Legal Department is looking for an attorney to be part of a small team tasked with developing the firm’s digital finance capabilities. This position offers opportunity to work closely with the digital finance business development team and colleagues throughout the firm’s legal, compliance, credit and technology functions to develop new partnerships, products, services and capabilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide strategic legal support to the Digital Finance business development team.
    • Draft and negotiate multi-year partnership agreements in support of new business ventures and product expansion.
    • Work closely with business clients and other members of the Legal and Compliance teams in dealing with and responding to various structural questions and inquiries.
    • Instruct/work with / managing external counsel.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 5+ years’ post qualification mergers and acquisitions experience required in a leading law firm, with experience with digital and mobile products desirable.  In-house experience a plus.
    • J.D. required; Member of the New York Bar in good standing.
    • Excellent drafting skills.
    • Excellent communications skills, in particular the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and simply, and to present clear choices.
    • Team player with inherent commercial judgment and strong analytical skills.
    • Highly motivated and energetic personality.
    • Ability and desire to take on a demanding workload and to effectively prioritize.
    • Flexible, creative, able to manage ambiguity well, strategic thinker.
    • Results-oriented.
    • Self-starter, strong work ethic and personal accountability.

    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.

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