Goldman Sachs & Co. GSAM Operations - Organisational Intelligence - Analyst/Associate - London in London, United Kingdom



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.


YOUR IMPACTAre you looking to apply your quantitative skills while deepening your understanding of how businesses improve with data analytics? The Asset Management Operations Chief of Staff team is seeking a data science professional who will design and implement analytics that will drive continuous improvement and find new business opportunities within the Operations Division.

OUR IMPACTOperations 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. Operations spans all product lines and markets, serving as internal business partners who develop the processes and controls, and help to specify the systems that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity to our business.

The Asset Management Operations – Organizational Intelligence – Analyst / Associate will independently lead cross-functional business intelligence and analytics initiatives (e.g. cost models, expense management, metrics, and communications) while addressing developments in key strategic data architecture. The Analyst / Associate will be required to develop a functional knowledge of parts of the Asset Management organization quickly and work closely with business representatives to gather and centralize data, perform analyses, use business intelligence platforms to productionalize workflows, and build dashboards to display insights relevant to the Asset Management target operating model.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL• Analyze big data and undertake exploratory data analysis while observing best practices for experimentation / analysis• Synthesize analysis results to inform business outcomes• Develop indicators of performance and risk metrics• Extend / modify analysis based on observations / knowledge of data and limitations, implications of results• Drive the collection of new data and refinement of existing data sources (working closely with central finance)• Identify and escalate systems and strategy performance issues or trends• Contribute to global organization-wide initiatives• Track and report progress on projects, adhering to solution delivery lifecycle• Seek information / guidance / opportunities from inside and outside organization / industry to generate a point of view• Create visualization of analyses which facilitate decision-making

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FORBasic Qualifications:• The candidate should possess a minimum of 1-5 years overall experience in (1) Data analytics, (2) Data visualization, (3) Project management, (4) Communication and stakeholder management, and (5) Data governance• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics / other relevant experience in consumer / financial / social / media tech companies in a role with a focus on data• Passionate about data analysis and how this contributes to the business• Must understand advanced analytics and statistics, have good software design skills and “get it” when it comes to day-to-day realities of the business• Knowledge of data-related emerging trends and issues (including financial regulation)• Fast learner who can identify and design processes with economics, service, risk, and cost benefits• Ability to work independently to apply tools and techniques for productionalizing workflow• Experience in using business intelligence platforms (such as Alteryx, Tableau, Qlik)• Effective communicator of new / complex information• Self-motivated team player who is able to define structure and prioritize work, but who has the flexibility and capability to change priorities when circumstances dictate• Confidence to challenge and be innovative• Ability to develop cooperative and constructive working relationships with strong culture awareness

Preferred Qualifications:• Financial Services and / or Asset Management experience• Experience with implementing data-driven improvement frameworks such as Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, or Statistical Process Control• Alternative business intelligence tools (such as Elastic, R, SQL, NoSQL, Zoomdata)• Basic knowledge of computer and/or database programming fundamentals (Object Oriented Programming, algorithms, etc.)• Skilled in SharePoint and PowerPoint


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 2017-37953

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Analyst

Function(s) General

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Operations

Business Unit Client Management

Employment Type Employee