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Human Capital Management | Transformation | Change Management | VP | London

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
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. We commit people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Our people are our greatest asset - we say it often and with good reason. It is only with the determination and dedication of our people that we can serve our clients, generate long-term value for our shareholders and contribute to the broader public. 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 the office. We are open to considering requests for flexible working.

HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Our division recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs. Our teams advise, design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results. We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm's most valuable asset, our people.

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 Human Capital Management (HCM) professionals the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office. We are open to considering requests for flexible working.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
OUR IMPACT
The HCM Transformation Program Management Office (PMO) plays a critical role in the Human Capital Management (HCM) division's transformation goal. The team sits within a center of expertise focused on 'People Experience' at Goldman Sachs. The 'People Experience' team advises the firm's leadership on Organizational Design and Transformation, Business Process Management, Employee & Manager Experiences, Change Management, and Program Management. As a member of the PMO, you will be the lead project manager overseeing highly visible and strategic projects across HCM in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented environment. The role will require the individual to leverage advanced skills in project management, particularly management of major transformation initiatives.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Apply overall project management skills to manage transformation efforts as formal engagements, including scoping, planning, and executing work and achieving benefits realization
  • Work with cross-functional colleagues across process transformation, people experience, org design, service delivery, engineering, data, and change management to manage end-to-end transformation programs for internal clients
  • Develop and manage multi-stream project plans, including milestones, issues, risks, dependencies, and stakeholder management
  • Actively participate and help drive the redesign of HCM organization
  • Ability and agility to work on multiple projects at once related to transforming HCM
  • Monitor and understand interdependencies across the program and determine where a risk or lack of control might need to be addressed and determine the right course or action, escalation, or mitigation plan
  • Develop status and detailed summary reports for HCM leadership teams
  • Help articulate the impact of HCM solutions on HCM and the firm
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years experience in managing transformation initiatives that involve transformation of processes, people, and technology
  • 10+ years of project management experience, preferably with experience in both business process and technology implementations; strong preference for experience in HR consulting or similar field
  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented, and strong consensus builder with keen ability to align and rally large teams to achieve critical milestones
  • Strong business analysis, problem solving skills, and logical mindset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills written and oral; confident interacting with all levels of employees, including senior leadership within HCM and the business
  • Strong executive presence
  • Results-oriented; ability to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects and prioritize accordingly, while focusing on the quality of work delivered
  • Experience in Financial Services industry preferred
  • Detail-oriented problem-solver who is able to employ leadership, critical thinking, and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure; able to manage and execute effectively on multiple, time-sensitive projects, with keen sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes at senior levels
  • Openness to feedback and strong self-awareness
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) and/or graduate degree


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

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2021. All rights reserved.
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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