• Change Delivery VP - Warsaw

    Location(s) PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2017-39219
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Change Delivery
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OPERATIONS

    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    Our Business Architecture & Change Management team is seeking a professional to lead our Warsaw team, collaborating with an ever changing cadre of stakeholders to deliver projects ranging from strategic to regulatory, and from stability-assuring to revenue generating.  You and your team will help to design, drive and deliver the future of Operations at Goldman Sachs.

     

    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 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.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    • Demonstrate your leadership skills, getting the most out of your team of 40+ process design experts,  project managers, product managers and BI specialists
    • Lead a team of 40+ professionals in project and program design and management, product management and business intelligence, in Warsaw
    • Manage and deliver programs globally, managing virtual teams in different locations and interacting & influencing senior stakeholders around the world
    • 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
    • Scope, define and plan for delivery in conjunction with project stakeholders
    • Demonstrate your business acumen in business analysis and requirements gathering
    • Understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture while you influence design and develop solutions
    • Demonstrate you and your team’s precision and attention to detail during testing and implementation, including building proactive risk mitigation practices into established guidelines
    • Be a champion for efficiency by partnering with Operations business units to generate ideas, streamline processes, mitigate risks, lower costs and reduce service issues.

     

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors / Undergraduate Degree
    • 10+ years’ work experience in a business analysis / project management function supporting both business process and technology implementations
    • 5+ years’ experience leading diverse teams

     

    Preferred Skills

    • Demonstrate excellent project and process management skills; 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
    • Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; testing
    • Strong organization skills - ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
    • Demonstrate excellent people and team management and development skills; skilled in helping diverse teams excel in a global environment
    • Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders outside your direct control
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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