Program Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB The Marquee team at Goldman Sachs delivers digital products and services to our institutional clients. We design and build highly-scalable solutions allowing access to Goldman Sachs' content, data, analytics, risk and execution services. These solutions transform client experiences while generating new revenue streams and business models. Our strategic initiatives disrupt the status-quo by innovating new businesses that unlock the power of Goldman Sachs for our clients. Our team of engineers, designers, product managers and salespeople collaborate to drive progress within digital finance. We surround ourselves with big thinkers who thrive on tackling fresh challenges and uniting around a common vision. We move fast, embrace change and welcome fresh perspectives. Help us build the future of finance while positioned at the center of global markets. We are looking for experienced Program Managers who enjoy leading the execution of cross-divisional initiatives with significant strategy implications by implementing consistent project management methodologies and governance tools that ensure implementations are on time, on budget and of high quality. You will achieve this by collaborating with teams across the engineering and processing stack to ensure solutions are designed and implemented in a true 'front to back' fashion. RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities + Bring Operations, Engineering and Business project sponsors and stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions while balancing competing priorities + Scope, define and plan realistic but aggressive delivery expectations in conjunction with project stakeholders + Requirements gathering to elicit actionable functional specifications that can build real life systems + Understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture and use that to influence design and develop solutions + Drive 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 + Bachelor's Degree + Work experience in a business analysis / project management function supporting both business process and technology implementations + 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 such as, Big picture understanding, providing creative & innovative solutions, and the 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 a 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 Preferred Qualifications + Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and SharePoint + Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures and an ability to learn quickly 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. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet. Job ID2019-55794 Schedule TypeFull Time LevelVice President/Executive Director, Associate Function(s)Engineering RegionAmericas DivisionEngineering Business UnitChange Delivery Employment TypeEmployee
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