Operations - Business Architecture & Change Management - Change Delivery - Associate - Irving


Are you looking to use your project management skills to lead a diverse slate 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 cadre of stakeholders to deliver

projects ranging from strategic to regulatory and 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 high customer satisfaction.


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 and enhance 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.


  • 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 while balancing competing priorities.

  • Showcase your ability to be both practical and aspirational by scoping, defining and planning realistic but aggressive delivery

expectations in conjunction with project stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate your business acumen through expert requirements gathering sessions where you elicit actionable functional

specifications that can build real life systems.

  • Show that you have the ability to see the forest for the trees; understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture while

you influence design and develop solutions.

  • Demonstrate your precision and attention to detail during user acceptance testing and implementation, including building proactive

risk mitigation practices into established guidelines.

  • 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.


Basic Qualifications• Bachelors / Undergraduate Degree.

  • Work experience in a business analysis / project management function supporting both business process and technology


  • 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:

o ‘Big picture’ understanding.

o Provides creative & innovative solutions.

o 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


o Strong analytical skills including process analysis. Very strong interest in the underlying detail of the analysis.

o Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; User

Acceptance Test execution.

o Strong organization skills – ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly.

o 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.

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