• Executive Office, Sustainable Finance Group, New York, Vice President

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-55058
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Executive Office, General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Executive Office
    Business Unit
    Environmental Markets Group
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    GOLDMAN SACHS FIRM OVERVIEW

    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 high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

     

    LOCATION

    New York, NY

     

    DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW

    The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ strategy and in supporting and enhancing the firm’s distinctive culture. Our goal is to provide our people, clients, shareholders and the broader public with information about the breadth of our global efforts, highlight our focus on delivering sustainable, long-term returns for our shareholders and demonstrate our commitment to making an impact on the communities where we live and work and on society more broadly.

     

    The Sustainable Finance Group is responsible for partnering with the firm’s businesses to drive sustainability-related commercial activity. This includes helping to deliver leading expertise and capabilities to our clients across sustainable growth themes, and driving innovation. The Sustainable Finance Group also engages with the firm’s people and many of the firm’s external stakeholders on sustainability, including investors, policy makers, NGOs, and thought-leaders.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    The Vice President position would be responsible for establishing and growing a pipeline of innovative commercial sustainability solutions with a focus on financing and investment. In addition, the candidate would support the development of sustainability-related insights, thought leadership content for clients, and broader recognition opportunities including the firm’s sustainability reporting. This is a unique position that would allow the candidate to work on leading edge innovative client solutions and content while gaining exposure to key internal and external firm stakeholders

     

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and grow the pipeline of potential innovative sustainability-related solutions for clients
    • Develop and maintain the firm’s relationships with key external stakeholders within the public and non-profit sectors
    • Drive cross-divisional collaboration by building relationships with key internal stakeholders
    • Contribute to key recognition efforts, including sustainability-related insights and policy views for clients and the firm’s sustainability reporting
    • Work with teams to develop presentation materials to be shared with clients on sustainability-related themes and insights

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years’ experience in finance, investing or markets-related role; OR Master’s Degree and 4+ years’ experience in finance, investing or markets-related role
    • Deep understanding of and passion for sustainability-related work; exposure to public sector or public-private partnerships a plus
    • Entrepreneurial and strategic thinker
    • Ability to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including experience drafting research, insights or reporting
    • Ability to self-direct and manage projects, interact and build senior-level relationships across the firm
    • Highly detail-oriented and strong project management skills

    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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