• Executive Office, Firmwide Strategy Group, Vice President, Hong Kong

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    2019-55847
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Executive Office
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Executive Office
    Business Unit
    Firmwide Strategy
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    The Firmwide Strategy Group reports to the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer and works with the Executive Office and senior divisional and business unit management to set and execute key strategic priorities for the firm. The group reports to the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer, who is an ex-officio member of Management Committee. The group develops, evaluates, and executes plans for new businesses and growth initiatives and leads strategic transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, and dispositions, on behalf of the firm. In addition to strategy and M&A, our team leads firmwide initiatives like Launch With GS, our $500mm commitment to narrow the gender investing gap, and GS Accelerate, our in-house innovation engine.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    The Firmwide Strategy Group is looking to create a global presence in London and Hong Kong, in addition to New York. Accordingly, the individual will be a senior regional ambassador across our three priorities (i) Strategy and M&A, (ii) GS Accelerate and (iii) Launch With GS.

     

    The candidate must have experience leading strategic M&A teams through all phases of the deal lifecycle; creating and implementing new business plans and initiatives; and developing strategic and financial models and analyses. Our projects provide exposure to the breadth of activities at a major international financial firm with multiple business lines, including its opportunities and challenges, and frequent interaction with senior divisional and firm leadership. The role provides an opportunity to gain the operational perspective of a principal while also serving as a trusted strategic and financial advisor to key internal clients. It will also be essential for the candidate to be FWS’ key representative of Launch With GS and GS Accelerate in the region; this will require being an ambassador and/or partner on opportunities with the local Fin Tech, Private Equity and Venture Community.

     

    The Firmwide Strategy group has proven to be a gateway to a number of attractive career paths. Past team members have been promoted to senior leadership positions within the group as well as transitioned to investing and management positions inside Goldman Sachs and elsewhere, corporate strategy roles within various industries, and back to traditional investment banking.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • No less than 5+ years of prior investment banking experience, with a strong preference for FIG expertise   
    • Strong knowledge of the financial services industry and Goldman Sachs’ lines of business   
    • Understanding of the local Private Equity and Venture Community
    • Interest in or prior experience with diversity platforms 
    • Ability to review and synthesize information and form independent judgments   
    • Strong analytical, quantitative, and technical abilities, including M&A modeling experience   
    • Ability to build relationships and consensus across divisions
    • Interest and ability to represent all of Firmwide Strategies workstreams
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Mandarin with confidence and ability to interact effectively with senior leaders   
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet competing deadlines   
    • Attention to detail   
    • Team orientation

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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