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Global Markets, Change Management, VP

London, United Kingdom | Goldman Sachs

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS


HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL


Lead the delivery of strategic cross divisional initiatives using Agile methodologies and governance tools that ensure implementations are delivered on time, on budget and are high quality

Partner alongside Engineering, Business and Operations project sponsors and bring stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions while balancing competing priorities

Recognize, report and escalate project risks to senior partners; oversee remediation of risks raised

Identify and remove impediments at program level, leveraging stakeholders, sponsorship and other relationships to do so

Work with product owners to build the strategic vision and forward looking roadmap and refine the backlog of demand

Define quality assurance and testing approaches, provide coaching to the team on testing best practices and develop migration strategies for post testing

Provide transparency and progress of projects, issues, timelines and budgets by running governance forums with senior GMD leadership


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR


Bachelor's Degree

Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; User Acceptance Test execution

A proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects. Has delivered results in a cross functional team setting, on time and to budget

Strong analytical and business analysis experience, including process analysis

Extensive leadership experience demonstrated through empowerment, situational awareness, increasing transparency and conflict resolution on a large-scale Agile program

Familiarity with non-Scrum flavors of Agile (Kanban, Lean, etc.)

Must be hands-on, able and willing to work with teams while coaching them to reach efficient and effective performance levels

Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders outside their direct control

Use facilitation skills to lead data gathering, analysis and design efforts

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral; confident in interaction with senior stakeholders

Strategic thinker able to identify cross functional issues, provide innovative solutions, and communicate the implications of solutions across existing processes, systems and teams, e.g. costs, risk, service


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


Knowledge of products and processes related to the financial services industry, as is related experience in technology strategy or in a client service or business function and / or management consulting

Core knowledge base of Global Markets

3+ years of hands-on Agile program leadership experience in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.),

Experience developing products using customer and design-centric practices

Knowledge of automated testing tools and frameworks, Agile Testing practices

Experience on tools like JIRA and JIRA Portfolio

Knowledge / experience with OKR frameworks and roadmaps, as well as other governance and project planning tooling


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