Operations-Project Manager-Associate/VP-Shanghai Operations-Project Manager-Associate/VP-Shanghai …

Goldman Sachs
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Operations-Project Manager-Associate/VP-Shanghai
Are you looking to use your project management skills to lead a diverse slate of high priority initiatives while expanding your leadership skills and visibility across the entire global Goldman Sachs organization? Our Business Architecture and Change Management team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with an ever changing cadre of stakeholders to deliver projects ranging from strategic to regulatory and from stability ensuring to revenue generating.
You will not only utilize but be able to evolve some of the latest data visualization technologies and business analysis tools while driving projects to completion on time, on budget, with quality, and high customer satisfaction. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm 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.

Our team of critical thinkers partner with groups in all areas of the firm to perform financial analytics and reporting and data analytics and engineering. Our division also provides critical operations design and handles 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.
China Operations supports all product lines on and off Exchanges in the fast paced and rapidly growing China financial market. Serving as an internal business partners, we develop the processes and controls and help to specify the systems infrastructures that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity in our business executions in China.
• Lead projects, e.g. New business designs, architecture transformation and process automation, etc.
• Identify gaps in processing and make recommendations to close those gaps
• Establish relationships with brokers, custodians and vendors to streamline workflow wherever possible
• Working with a team of Operations professionals in providing critical front to back trading support
• Act as escalation point to senior Operations managers for issue resolution
• Hone your strong negotiation and relationship skills as you bring Operations, Technology and Business project sponsors and stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions while balancing competing priorities.
• Showcase your ability to be both practical and aspirational by scoping, defining and planning realistic but aggressive delivery expectations in conjunction with project stakeholders.
• Demonstrate your business acumen through expert requirements gathering sessions where you elicit actionable functional specifications that can build real life systems.
• Show that you have the ability to see the forest for the trees; understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture while you influence design and develop solutions.
• Demonstrate your precision and attention to detail during user acceptance testing and implementation, including building proactive risk mitigation practices into established guidelines.
• Be a champion for efficiency by partnering with Operations business units to streamline processes, mitigate risks, lower costs, reduce service issues and generate ideas for new frontiers of efficiency.

• Work experience in a business analysis / project management function supporting both business process and technology implementations
• Demonstrate excellent process and project management skills.
• Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders outside their direct control.
• Comfortable facilitating project working groups and possesses strong data gathering skills.
• Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting
• Attention to detail and good follow up skills
• Demonstrate leadership and ownership of issue resolution
• Self-motivated and driven to achieve
• Analytical in identifying solutions to problems
• Ability to manage pressure and prioritize multiple projects and/or tasks daily
• Excellent spoken and written English and Mandarin

Preferred Qualifications
• 5-10 years of experience working in Operations, Client On boarding, KYC or other relevant middle to back office roles from China on shore securities brokers, foreign banks, and other financial institutions
• Understanding of local regulatory and market practice
• SAC qualified or ability to acquire within a short period of hiring


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