• Corporate Services & Real Estate, Regional Office Manager Associate, Frankfurt

    Location(s) DE-Frankfurt
    Job ID
    2019-57851
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Services
    Business Unit
    Global & Regional Management
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    SERVICES

     

    Consisting of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) and the Office of Global Security (OGS), our teams drive productivity and enable the firm’s flow of business while ensuring its safety and security. CSRE acquires, develops and manages the firm’s global real estate portfolio and delivers innovative market development, document management and hospitality related services to internal partners in the firm.  CSRE’s vision is to provide the world’s best workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs.  OGS’s mission is to protect the firm's people, assets, and reputation and in doing so provides people protection, physical security, fire safety and crisis management.  We look for achievement-oriented, creative individuals who perform at their best in a diverse team environment and are motivated by tangible results.

     

    Position Summary

     

    This position will be based in Frankfurt, Germany and reports to the head of the EMEA Regional Offices (in Dubai). The Frankfurt office is the major European office within the region. The regional office manager is responsible for the cost-effective, timely and appropriate provision of all Corporate Services to the Frankfurt office, as well as covering other remote offices in the EMEA portfolio, to be determined. This role is the key internal interface between the Head of the Office, Federation Head, divisional onsite heads, Frankfurt employees and CSRE vendors and staff.  The position requires significant interface with regional and global CSRE functional leads to understand and locally sponsor and manage planned change initiatives. It also requires the development of strong local divisional relationships that bring a deep understanding of appropriate local business requirements to the relevant CSRE functions. The role will also manage the provision of uninterrupted services to a critical office through strong vendor relationships and the development of effective risk management and business continuity planning. Services include but are not limited to facilities management, hospitality, travel, ground transportation and document management.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Principal Responsibilities

    • Oversight and management of all CSRE functions within the Frankfurt office, and other EMEA offices as determined
    • Monitoring the proper implementation and maintenance of third party vendor contracts for works, supplies and services required for the proper function of the office
    • Partner with business and functional leadership to understand and deliver business plans for the office
    • Contribute to budget planning and provide strong financial management and controls
    • Contribute to the planning, implementation and management of property/facility related projects
    • In collaboration with functional leads, draft procedural documents (polices, operating procedures, business continuity planning etc) and ensure correct implementation.
    • Business development and internal stakeholder outreach

               

     

    Basic Qualifications and Skills

    Minimum of 8 years of experience in similar roles, hotel or facilities management, an/or within a contracting, consulting or operational risk environment, with specific emphasis on:

     

    • Proven experience of office management for site in excess of 10,000 square metres
    • Ability to manage, lead and work effectively within a diverse team in a multicultural environment
    • Financially astute, with experience in strong budget control
    • Proven vendor manager with experience in developing and implementing effective KPI and SLAs
    • Experience in reviewing, analyzing and managing contracts
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experienced relationship manager with strong influencing and stakeholder management skills
    • Strong team player
    • Negotiation skills with a track record of success
    • Proven experience of working with global teams and vendors.
    • Strong program management skills, including ability to organize, track and drive resolution of multiple threads of activity, and demonstrating a hands-on approach to resolving issues when needed

     

    Additional Qualifications

     

    Bachelors/Masters degree in a related field; relevant professional qualifications or accreditations, Polish speaker with strong spoken and written English language capabilities. Additional languages a benefit

    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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