AMD, Strategic Client Services Specialist, Associate, Singapore

Location(s) SG
Job ID
2021-76157
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
Asia Except Japan
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
Client Account Specialists - AEJ
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

AMD

Asset Management Division (AMD) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. AMD provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

 

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally.  From collaborative work spaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our people the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

The Strategic Client Services (SCS) team is a dedicated group working closely with AMD Portfolio Management, Sales and internal business support partners to manage a diverse range of client events.  

 

SCS seeks to strengthen our client franchise by providing world class client service and execution in a controlled and scalable manner.  The SCS team is responsible for managing the cross-functional process of launching new separate accounts and advisory mandates for institutional clients, as well as other life-cycle events including restructures and terminations of existing client mandates.

 

SCS Specialists define and manage project plans and accountabilities across the entire AMD organization involved in these processes, including Portfolio Management, Sales, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Technology and Controllers.  The team helps standardize service offerings, qualify business opportunities and coordinate governance processes linked to separate accounts.  

 

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally.  From collaborative work spaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our people the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand and monitor pipeline of client events working closely with stakeholders in the AMD Client Business.
  • Understand and manage every facet of a client event working closely with the Client and partners from Portfolio Management, Sales, Operations and other business support partners before and during the client account event.
  • Coordinate, organize and lead all internal AMD discussions and serve as a point of escalation for issues throughout the client account event.
  • Partner with Sales to manage Client expectations and ensure exceptional Client experience.
  • Develop detailed project plans, target delivery dates and key milestones based on a deep understanding of Client requirements, mandate details and service level agreements within AMD and with business support partners.
  • Manage the negotiations, vetting and tracking of all contractual obligations, including the Investment Management Agreement, Investment Guidelines, Non-Investment Commitments (e.g., operational / technology setup, reporting requirements) with key functional areas.
  • Coordinate with Operations on operational implementation, including account, custodian and counterparty set up.
  • Ensure that all functional areas are kept informed of the status of the Client account event and any sensitive issues or requests are escalated to and resolved with AMD Management.
  • Coordinate and obtain the requisite sign-offs from senior management in all impacted functions. Ensure that all prerequisite tasks are complete prior to authorization to trade.
  • Contribute to the broader SCS effort to enhance client experience and controls and identify, streamline and implement process and governance improvements.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Extremely diligent, organized and results-focused
  • Exceptional judgment with an ability to grasp concepts quickly and problem solve through an analytical mindset
  • Strong project management skills, including ability to organize, track and drive resolution to multiple threads of activity; hands-on approach to resolving issues
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to gain trust and confidence from clients, internal functional areas and senior management

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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