Goldman Sachs & Co. Equities Execution Services Operations - VP - London in London, United Kingdom

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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

Are you looking to join a dynamic and fast paced team, applying your market and client knowledge in an analytical way to have maximum impact, whilst supporting the market leading Equity Execution Services (EES) business ? EES is seeking a professional who is looking to provide market leading business enablement, product development and support excellence for Quant clients who execute and prime the cash and synthetic equity products.

OUR IMPACT

The Operations division provide critical design and transformation leadership to supports capital markets operations to ensure business flows smoothly across our global offices. From day one, team members play a vital role in upholding the three Operations principles of client focus, process innovation, and risk management. Equity Execution Services provides global front to back post-execution support to all cash and synthetic equity products. The role in question is to bring your existing knowledge of high volume quant client expectations as well as your existing experience of designing and implementing highly STP pre and post execution services that result in increased market share

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Prepare to gain a comprehensive understanding of the operational process lifecycle by interacting with internal and external stakeholders including clients, trading desks, Technology, Sales, and other federation teams in order to work toward the shared goal of business enablement and risk mitigation

  • Successfully influence technology and Equity Division leadership to contribute to our ambition of increasing post execution scale

  • Use your inquisitive mind set to identify efficiency opportunities with respect to process flow methodology as well as enhance scalability

  • Leverage your quantitative skills to decompose complex regulatory and operational process requirement, and propose creative, robust solutions

  • Oversight & ownership of the full front to back operational flow ensuring the seamless execution of trades, new business and flow enhancements

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Ability to demonstrate a sound of understanding of a range of Equity Synthetic / CFD and Cash Securities.

  • Strong Team-working skills

  • Prior track record of influencing internal system and process design that has resulted in increased service levels for clients.

  • Track record in the development of client relationships and key stakeholders, both internally and externally

  • Ability to gain a strong understanding of the business and work with Prime Brokerage, Trading and Sales desks

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to thrive under pressure

  • Strong leadership skills essential – this role will require a self-starter who can manage competing deadlines and can prioritise appropriately

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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Job ID 2017-37933

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Vice President/Executive Director

Function(s) Operations

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Operations

Business Unit Equities Execution Svcs Ops

Employment Type Employee