Operations - Business Arch & Change Mgmt - Applied Platform Solns & Svcs - Vice President - Jersey City

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YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking to use your project management skills to lead a diverse set of high priority initiatives while expanding your leadership skills and visibility across the entire global Goldman Sachs organization? Our Business Architecture and Change Management team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with an ever changing group of stakeholders to deliver projects ranging from strategic to regulatory, from stability ensuring to revenue generating. You will not only utilize, but be able to evolve some of the latest data visualization technologies and business analysis tools while driving projects to completion on time, on budget, with quality, and with high customer satisfaction. You will partner with SMEs, product and platform owners, technology, business users to further the adoption of strategic stack.

OUR IMPACT

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve the firm's assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.

Business Architecture & Change Management (BACM) is a global cross-Operations team that acts as a center of change and project management excellence for Operations. BACM plans and executes Operations projects with significant risk and / or strategy implications in partnership with business units and technology.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hone your strong negotiation and relationship skills as you bring Operations, Technology and Business project sponsors and stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions and balance competing priorities
  • Showcase your ability to be both practical and aspirational by working with business users, product owners and developers on scoping, defining and planning realistic but aggressive delivery expectations
  • Demonstrate your business acumen through expert requirements gathering sessions where you elicit actionable functional specifications that can build real life systems to resolve a business problem
  • Prepare, moderate scrum meetings and mediate goal conflicts between the development team and product owner in an Agile environment to meet end user requirements
  • Demonstrate your attention to detail during user acceptance testing and implementation, including building proactive risk mitigation practices into established guidelines
  • Display project management skills through planning and implementation of product roll-outs across teams, departments, products and regions
  • Partner with product owner to work through product backlogs by facilitating meetings and removing impediments to progress
  • Report progress and status of assigned tasks to project teams and managers
  • Manage stakeholders communications across Operations, Technology, and Business highlighting project status and impact to end users through feedback, metrics and ROI
  • Be a champion for efficiency by partnering with Operations business units to streamline processes, mitigate risks, lower costs, reduce service issues and generate ideas for new frontiers of efficiency

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors / Undergraduate Degree
  • Work experience in a business analysis / project management function supporting both business process and technology implementations
  • Working experience managing projects using Agile/Scrum in large, regulated corporations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and SharePoint

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrate excellent process and project management skills
  • Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders outside their direct control
  • Comfortable facilitating project working groups and possesses strong data gathering skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral; confident in interaction with senior stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker with strong business analysis and planning skills
  • Capable of identifying and interpreting wider-ranging issues: 'Big picture' understanding, Provides creative & innovative solutions, Ability to formulate the implications of a specific solution across processes, e.g. costs, risk, service
  • Have a proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects and achieving results independently, on time and to budget including: Strong analytical skills including process analysis, Very strong interest in the underlying detail of the analysis
  • Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; User Acceptance Test execution
  • Strong organization skills - ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
  • Exemplary attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures and an ability to learn quickly
  • Knowledge of products and processes related to the financial services industry would be an advantage, as is related Experience in technology strategy or in a client service or business function and / or management consulting
  • Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of job-related operational and compliance procedures
  • Understands and appropriately addresses Goldman Sachs compliance and reputational judgment issues

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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