AMD, GSAM, Senior Digital Product Manager, Vice President

Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
2021-76012
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
Client Business
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world's leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today's dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

 

Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) are investment accounts that are customized to investors’ portfolio management strategies and personal values. As investor demand shifts to the customization and personalization of portfolios in SMAs, we want to lead the market in expanding distribution of our differentiated financial products with outstanding digital experiences. If building a business at a storied investment bank and helping investors do well while doing good appeals to you, read on!

 

Goldman Sachs is looking for a Senior Digital Product Manager who will have direct responsibility for the development and implementation of the SMA product strategy and the digital experiences through which is is implemented. This Senior Product Manager will maintain close relationships with financial advisors, Sales, and other SMA stakeholders to understand market needs. They will specify, implement, and manage the SMA platform experience to achieve the agreed business plan; design and manage through the full digital product lifecycle to meet customers’ needs and deliver a best in class experience; and recommend Sales acquisition strategies. This strategic role identifies the roadmap direction and strategic alternatives. They justify the direction to software development, GS leadership, and their Product Managers, and hold their Product Managers accountable for incremental delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

 The Senior Product Manager must:

  • Spend time with customers and other stakeholders to validate market problems; act as the customer champion to Engineering
  • Develop a business plan, strategy, and digital product roadmap based on a deep understanding of business drivers, competition, and stakeholder needs
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative customer feedback and KPIs to inform product strategy and pipeline development
  • Define long- and short-term goals based on commercial and customer outcomes; evaluate product performance relative to goals
  • Prioritize initiatives and features, using domain expertise, customer insights, and market research to make informed trade-offs between new feature development, platform investment, and optimizations
  • Scope product releases (MVPs) to deliver value early and validate business hypotheses with the least amount of effort
  • Partner with Operations to ensure that SMAs are supported seamlessly and consistently across digital and telephony channels
  • Partner closely with Engineering and other stakeholders to define user journeys and product features; write acceptance criteria at the initiative and feature level
  • Determine roll-out strategies; approve final marketing and go-to-market plans
  • Partner with Engineering and other functions to drive rapid, effective delivery of software products; represent delivery progress to stakeholders
  • Influence senior leaders' decision making and investment
  • Write backlogs of strategic initiatives and features in outcome-focused language that allows engineers to offer creative solutions

 

 Qualifications:

  • Strong technical background (either educational or practical work experience)
  • 5-7 years Digital Product experience from a product-driven financial services or technology company
  • Experience with agile practices
  • Proven ability to bring new products to market that effectively meet market needs
  • Ability to convert complex quantitative and technical ideas into simple messaging for a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Financial Services experience in asset management (especially SMA experience) is a strong plus but we will consider candidates without this

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.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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