Technology and Data Strategy Program Manager

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-80545
Schedule Type
Full Time
Function(s)
Project/Program Manager
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
Alts Investing/Portfolio Mgmt
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

ENGINEERING

 

What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

 

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.

 

Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

 

Asset Management Division – Value Accelerator

The Value Accelerator (“VA”) is a critical component of the Asset Management Division investing strategy.  In close partnership with the corporate, growth, infrastructure and horizon investment teams, the value accelerator contributes to the success of our portfolio companies through the investment lifecycle from pre-investment diligence, to scaling growth, to optimizing outcomes.  The VA team works with experienced senior executives, best-in-class professional services providers, and innovative technology providers to deliver programs and services that add value to our portfolio companies in key areas including revenue scaling, talent, ESG and risk optimization, digital transformation, and operational excellence.

 

Overview of Role

The technology and data strategy program manager (PM) will help design and implement the technology framework to support and scale external access to GS resources on behalf of our portfolio companies. As a member of the VA team the PM will work with deal teams, senior operating advisors, and senior stake holders to build out the VA portal and workflow to increase the transparency and impact of VA resources for portfolio companies. The PM will be responsible for data strategy and capturing relevant data around company requests, active engagements, new resources, and results. The PM will leverage the data to generate actionable insights to drive VA initiatives. The PM will develop automated processes to track and report on KPIs, goals and related metrics. While a software development background is not required, the ideal candidate will have a strong background in applying technology solutions and leveraging data-driven insights to deliver business value. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish and refine the Value Accelerator workflow and portal
  • Develop a technology and data strategy to collect or connect to relevant data sets including existing GS resources, portfolio company needs and performance metrics, and value accelerator engagements
  • Partner with the engagement managers, Deal Teams, Advisors and other internal resources to collect and track required data leveraging no-code software
  • Leverage analytics software, and data platforms to generate actionable insights to drive program development and resource allocation
  • Conduct financial analyses to evaluate program effectiveness and drive resource allocation decisions
  • Develop automated processes to track and report on KPIs, goals and related metrics
  • Act as a central point of contact and owner of VA operational metrics and KPIs

 Qualifications

  • Technology transformation experience implementing and overseeing innovative software platforms to drive improved business outcomes
  • Strong project manager with proven ability to translate strategic vision to concrete action and to oversee successful execution
  • Strategic and analytical thinker able to see the big picture while capable of diving into the details when needed
  • Experience working with research-based survey and analytics tools (Unqork, Altryx, SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics) and statistical analysis techniques to derive actionable insights from the data
  • Results-oriented individual comfortable developing appropriate metrics and KPIs to measure business outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate professionally across investment teams, portfolio company leadership, and external service providers at all levels
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholder groups, as well as execute independently to meet deadlines
  • Experience held within the Software, Market Research, Finance, Business, or Banking industry is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, mathematics, or a related field

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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