IMD, GSAM, Global Portfolio Solutions - Investment Center, Analyst/Associate

Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS) is a multi-asset class investing group that sits within the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs. It designs and develops comprehensive investment management solutions customized to meet the institutional client investment objectives and relevant constraints of clients. These solutions bring together state-of-the-art techniques for the design and implementation of multi-asset portfolios, design and implementation and reflect proprietary research and analytics conducted by the GPS team. With investment professionals across the globe, GPS invests or advises on assets for some of the world’s leading corporations, sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments and foundations.

The successful candidate would be a member of the Investment Center within Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS), responsible for the evaluation, accessing, and monitoring of the investment strategies and portfolio construction of underlying multi-asset class portfolios. Core responsibilities include:

  • Researching and identifying investment strategies/products for client/fund portfolios in alignment with GPS’s asset allocation and bespoke client objectives
  • Encompasses long only and alternatives, active and passive strategies, including partnering with the Alternative Investments & Manager Selection team on the external manager platform for GPS clients
  • Researching and defining implementation and portfolio construction frameworks for each asset class relevant to GPS’s investment platform
  • Implementation: providing guidance on how portfolios should access asset class exposures
  • Portfolio construction: providing guidance on how asset class exposures (either via managers or strategies) should be invested, either as standalone investments or as combinations of investments
  • Evaluating new managers/strategies; monitoring invested managers/strategies to best full GPS strategic asset allocation and bespoke client objectives, as needed
  • Executing analyses on managers/strategies in order to provide and maintain a deep investment platform for GPS clients
  • Assist in forging and managing relationships with other investment teams within GSAM, which includes PM outreach, organization of portfolio reviews, strategy due diligence, and event-driven outreach
  • Support and take an active role in the development of content related to managers and strategies, including investment-related presentations and analyses

Preferred Qualifications• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented and meticulous, strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Intelligent, creative, with good problem-solving abilities
  • A self-starter able to work independently and thrive in a team environment
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong interest in the financial markets and a good investment sense/commercial instinct

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