Global Markets, Change Management, VP

Goldman Sachs

London, London

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
London, London
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

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

Bachelors 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