The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ corporate strategy, and in preserving the firm’s distinctive culture. We are responsible for safeguarding the firm’s relationship with alumni, clients, shareholders, policy makers, and the broader public, while ensuring that our own people remain informed about the firm’s evolving priorities. We also partner with the businesses to source high-impact opportunities in line with the firm’s social and sustainability agendas.
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
Firmwide Strategy reports to the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer and works with the Executive Office and senior divisional and business unit management to set and execute key strategic priorities for the firm. The group reports to the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer, who is an ex-officio member of Management Committee. The group develops, evaluates, and executes plans for new businesses and growth initiatives and leads strategic transactions, including partnerships, joint ventures, acquisitions, and dispositions, on behalf of the firm. In addition to strategy and M&A, our team leads firmwide initiatives like GS Accelerate, our in-house innovation engine, and previously, Launch With GS, our $500mm commitment to increase access to capital and facilitate connections for women, Black, and Latinx and other diverse entrepreneurs and investors.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
The individual will: (i) create, evaluate, review, and implement new business plans and initiatives; (ii) support strategic investing, strategic partnerships, and M&A through all phases of the deal lifecycle; and (iii) develop strategic and financial models and analyses to support our strategy and executive priorities.
Our projects provide exposure to the breadth of activities at a major international financial firm with multiple business lines, including its opportunities and challenges, and frequent interaction with senior divisional and firm leadership. The role provides an opportunity to gain the operational perspective of a principal while also serving as a trusted strategic and financial advisor to key internal clients.
The Firmwide Strategy group has proven to be a gateway to a number of attractive career paths. Past team members have been promoted to leadership positions within the group, advanced to investing and management positions inside Goldman Sachs and elsewhere, and transitioned to corporate strategy roles within various industries.
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