Global Markets Division-LONDON-Associate-Project Management

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 05, 2022
Closes
Jun 04, 2022
Ref
14772291
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Are you a looking for a new opportunity to showcase your intellectual curiosity, advisory and project management skills? Do you have a strategic mindset and the ability to influence change? Do you wish to be valued for your innovative approach to problem-solving? We have an excellent new position available within our Change Management team for the Global Markets.
The Global Markets Change Management Team is searching for dedicated individuals who thrives in a collaborative and challenging environment to join our team. Global Change Managers serve as program or product managers on high priority initiatives within the Global Markets Division. You will work alongside other Change Managers, Product Managers, Sales, Strats, Engineers and Designers to ensure solutions are designed and implemented for the Global Markets Division in true 'front to back' fashion. You will leverage your technical expertise and project management skills to influence and drive the team to deliver these complex projects within budget and with a high quality.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Work with Product, Design, and Engineering teams to develop, implement and deliver complex and strategic cross divisional initiatives
  • Leverage Agile methodologies and governance tools to provide transparency to senior stakeholders on project scope, timelines, budget and delivery risks
  • Identify and manage project risks from inception to completion while proposing solutions and mitigants
  • Perform complex analysis which will be used to enhance operational workflows
  • Facilitate communication on key project matters (incl. reporting and escalations) across GMD teams, including Sales, Operations, Engineering, Legal, Compliance and Product.
  • Provide oversight over the project book of work, ensuring cross project dependencies, risks, and budget are aligned and proactively managed
  • Facilitate the performance of quality assurance testing, migration plans and post implementation reviews alongside Product.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience, preferably in a business analysis / project / program management function
  • Strong analytical and business analysis experience, including process analysis
  • Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; User Acceptance Test execution
  • A proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects. Has delivered results in a cross functional team setting, on time and to budget
  • Familiarity with non-Scrum flavors of Agile (Kanban, Lean, etc.)
  • Use facilitation skills to lead data gathering, analysis and design efforts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral; confident in interaction with senior stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker able to identify cross functional issues, provide innovative solutions, and communicate the implications of solutions across existing processes, systems and teams, e.g. costs, risk, service
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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
  • Core knowledge base of Global Markets
  • Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures
  • Hands-on Agile program leadership experience in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.),
  • Experience developing products using customer and design-centric practices
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools and frameworks, Agile Testing practices
  • Experience on tools like JIRA and JIRA Portfolio
  • Knowledge of OKR frameworks and roadmaps, as well as other governance and project planning tooling
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