Human Capital Management, Organizational Design Consultant, Associate-NY

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Human Resources
Human Capital Management
Business Unit
Organizational Design
Employment Type


Human Capital Management (HCM) at Goldman Sachs is charged with shaping our industry-leading people strategy and is in an exciting state of transformation to do so. Nearly every program, process and tool across the division is being redesigned and deployed to deliver a best-in-class experience to our leaders and employees. As part of our transformation we are also moving to a leading practice operating model consisting of Business Partners providing talent strategy and coaching to business leaders, Centers of Excellence setting strategy and developing programs for HCM value streams, and a customer-facing Service Delivery Organization delivering services across the hire-to-retire lifecycle to Goldman Sachs leaders and employees.



The Organization Design internal consultant / team member is a role in the Human Capital Management (HCM) division within a center of expertise focused on ‘People Experience’ at Goldman Sachs. The ‘People Experience’ team advises the firm’s leadership on Organizational Design and Transformation, Business Process Management, Employee & Manager Experiences, and Change Management.   As a member of the Organization Design team, you would work on strategic Organization Design initiatives, with senior leaders as your internal clients.  You would support the team across all aspects of the organization design project lifecycle from envisioning an organizational change, to designing and evaluating organizational structures, to supporting implementation.  




  • Leverage your analytical skills to support organization design initiatives including:
    • Organization structure evaluations and scenario modelling,
    • Role profiling,
    • Spans and layers analyses,
    • Headcount and location analyses,
    • Governance and decisions rights analyses,
    • Talent assessment and workforce transition planning
  • Design and prepare workshop materials, polished deliverables and executive summaries for organization design projects
  • Help design dashboards and other data-driven tools to empower divisional leaders to monitor and manage their organizational structures
  • Facilitate workshops with leaders on key components with their organizational analyses
  • Apply project management skills to ensure organizational transformation projects are executed on time, on budget, with planned outcomes, and manage stakeholder expectations along the way
  • Support the development of methodologies and playbooks to manage multiple organization design projects for variety of internal clients
  • Work with your colleagues in process transformation, people experience and data scientists, and change management to manage end-to-end transformation programs for internal clients
  • Keep abreast of latest trends and innovations in organization design, the future of work, and related tools and technologies





  • 5-7+ years of experience working in large or complex transformational programs
  • Experience is one or more fields to related organization design including: management consulting, project management, strategy, operations, performance improvement, or related field
  • Familiarity with organization design methodologies and/or process-driven transformation
  • Experience in developing executive level presentations and facilitation of meetings with leaders
  • Experience in financial or quantitative modelling (e.g headcount management)
  • Data-driven, scientific approach to problem-solving and design thinking
  • Experience in Financial Services industry preferred
  • Proactive, detail-oriented problem-solver who is able to employ leadership, critical thinking, and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented, and strong consensus builder with confidence in interaction with senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure; able to manage and execute effectively on multiple, time-sensitive projects, with keen sense of urgency
  • Openness to feedback and strong self-awareness


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