• Securities Division Operations - Change Management – Vice President – Salt Lake City

    Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    2019-58236
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    SDO Change Management
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Overview

     

    The Operations division partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm’s assets and its reputation.  Operations span all product lines and markets.

     

     The Securities Division Change Management Operations group is responsible for leading the delivery of key projects in support of the division’s goals from inception through implementation, including those with strategic change in Front to Back environment, regulatory response initiatives and efficiency/optimization opportunities.

    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 stakeholders
      • 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, Technology 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
    • 5+ years of industry experience
    • Be a motivated, energetic team player
    • Have a proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects and achieving results independently on time and to budget including:
      • Strong analytical skills and project management technical skills
      • Execution level messagine
      • 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 excellent 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
      • Ability to formulate the implications of a specific solution across processes, e.g. costs, risk, service
    • Demonstrate confidence in interaction with senior stakeholders
    • Be a strategic thinker, able to lead project working groups, possessing strong facilitation and data gathering skills, and able to provide creative & innovative solutions
    • 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.

    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.

    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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