Human Capital Management, HR Business Partner, Associate-SLC

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
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Schedule Type
Full Time
Human Resources
Human Capital Management
Business Unit
Business Partners
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Are you a looking for a new opportunity to showcase your analytical, advisory and client relationship management skills?  Do you have a strategic mindset and the ability to build relationships?  Do you desire to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to influence and enable transformational change?  We have an excellent new position available within our Business Partner team for the Federation within the Human Capital Management (HCM) division.

You will be valued for your intellectual curiosity and your innovative approach to problem-solving. You will have direct impact on the success of the firm’s most valuable asset:  our people.


As a division, HCM is at the forefront of supporting business growth and change at Goldman Sachs by recruiting, developing, and rewarding the people of Goldman Sachs.  Our teams advise, design, and implement strategies, processes, and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity, and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results.




A Business Partner within the Federation will provide analytic and talent management support for a global division. Key elements of this role include the full spectrum of talent management processes (diversity strategy, performance management, leadership pipeline, manager excellence, compensation, pulse survey, organizational design and other annual processes).



  • Partner with the Federation's Business Partners to advise global senior stakeholders on people and talent management strategies required to support and enable divisional business strategy
  • Facilitate and drive key annual processes including reporting and analytics on people related metrics and trends, and organization reviews
  • Project manage people development processes and leadership presentations for the division
  • Help execute against all people development processes for division including leadership pipeline, talent management, promotions, performance management, diversity, and year-end compensation
  • Partner with functional HCM colleagues to ensure effective delivery of recruiting, training, global mobility and employee relation issues




  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Approximately 2 - 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Comfortable working with and analyzing large sets of data and presenting results that tell a clear and compelling story
  • Ability to work with Excel on a day to day basis, strong preference for individuals to be comfortable doing macros, vlookups, compensation models and pivot tables 
  • Analytical mindset and technical skillset – excellent quantitative skills, data analysis, and problem solving skills
  • Thinks multiple steps ahead; prepares for potential problems and escalates issues when appropriate; and juggles competing deadlines effectively 
  • Highly organized, attention to detail and excellent follow-through required
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated client service focus and ability to build relationships successfully
  • Flexibility to work across a diverse range of projects (i.e. strong quantitative skills combined with aptitude for talent management initiatives) with different stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and think clearly under pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an autonomous, yet collaborative global environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to excellence and a high level of integrity



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