Goldman Sachs & Co. Legal, Derivative Documentation Group, Project Assistant, Analyst, London in London, United Kingdom

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

LEGALWe work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

The Legal Department provides advice on a wide range of transactional, contentious, regulatory and reputational matters. Our goal is to help our businesses complete their transactions and understand and weigh the associated risks. Our lawyers, along with other professionals, assist the business in structuring and documenting transactions in order to capitalise on business opportunities while optimising risk management. The Legal Department's practice groups provide dedicated service to businesses throughout the firm. Those practice groups are generally headed by a divisional general counsel or practice area head, who is responsible for coordinating the delivery of legal services to the relevant business units. In addition, there are lawyers who provide advice to multiple business units on specific topics such as finance, employment and litigation. The Legal Department is located in Bangalore, Beijing, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington DC, and Zurich. In each of these locations, lawyers and other professionals have responsibility for one or more business areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Job Summary & Responsibilities

As a member of the Derivatives Documentation Group, you will provide administrative and project support to a team negotiating a variety of trading documents. You will work closely with the team and management as well as other business professionals across the firm. Your responsibilities may include:

  • Responsible for providing administrative and project support to the Derivatives Documentation Team

  • Primary contact point for internal stakeholders initiating new team requests

  • Support the team and managers in a broad variety of regular and ad hoc reporting

  • Co-ordinate and assist with responses to internal and client queries to the team

  • Provide support for ad hoc team and department projects (ranging from regulatory related inquiries to internal operational projects)

  • Develop expertise in division technology systems and assist in feedback and enhancements

  • Pro-active, professional contact and co-ordination with clients, business personnel and peer counterparts

  • Develop relationships across the legal department and other divisions to ensure coordination of efforts

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently

  • Demonstrated dependability and sense of urgency about getting results

  • Self-starter; ability to work proactively and independently

  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment

  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to learn and operate other technology resources, internal systems and online processes quickly and efficiently Demonstrates high degree of integrity, professionalism and confidentiality

  • Comfortable working with people at all organizational levels, in different areas

  • Team player with a positive attitude

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.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2017. All rights reservedGoldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job ID 2017-13092

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Analyst

Function(s) Audit, Legal

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Legal and Internal Audit

Business Unit Securities/Merchant Bank/IBD

Employment Type Employee