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Goldman Sachs
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Sep 21
Competitive
Goldman Sachs
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Sep 21
Competitive
Project Management
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
XDIV's mission is to deliver impactful revenue, risk, regulatory and efficiency projects requiring cross-divisional management for the firm
XDIV is a dedicated project management and business analysis team within Engineering. Using established methods of effective program delivery, functional and technical expertise, and stakeholder management skills, XDIV provides senior management with execution capabilities to deliver their most complex projects. XDIV is uniquely positioned to be the glue that binds diverse divisions, functions, requirements and stakeholders together.

The candidate will manage high risk enterprise projects by leveraging best-in-class project management skills and strong functional / architectural expertise. Engineering require a hybrid Business Analyst and Project Manager to drive forward a number of initiatives that require involvement in various areas of Engineering and across the firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

The role creates the opportunity for an individual to manage projects across various divisions of the firm which require an engineering uplift in order to meet new business opportunities and/or respond to industry and regulatory demands.

We are seeking a Business Analyst / Project Manager with excellent analytical, communication and co-ordination skills to support technology needs across the Divisions. Roles will include:
  • Meeting with Business users to identify, define & document the problem domain
  • Preparing business workflow diagrams, use cases, requirement specifications, logical data model, business test scenarios, status reports, etc.
  • Supporting the project team during the entire development lifecycle by clarifying business requirements, testing applications and reports, and ensuring that the technical solution meets the business requirements
  • Contributing to the analysis and decision-making of strategic functional architecture objectives of specific projects
  • The candidate will expect to acquire detailed knowledge of multiple areas within the firm
  • Set agenda for requirements working sessions and meetings
  • Communicate updates, statuses and timelines to all stakeholders, escalate items that are unresolved or at risk
  • Prioritize analysis based on risks and demonstrate ability to work with incomplete information
  • Deliver key results to senior management and address corresponding queries
  • Conduct research on topical issues
  • Conduct detailed problem tracking, resolutions and completion of all actions and issues by their deadlines
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team and collaboration oriented environment
  • Must demonstrate considerable energy, focus, drive and a sense of urgency
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively articulate business cases and drive consensus with senior management
  • Ability to coordinate activities with multiple interdependencies
  • Bachelor's degree or international equivalent
  • 5 + years of experience as a Business Analyst within the financial services industry
  • Understanding of Investment Banking Business and Financial concepts, products and services
  • Understanding of the Technology Concepts and System Development Life Cycle fundamentals
  • Experience in developing test plans, strategies and conducting User Acceptance Testing
  • Understanding and experience of project management from initiation to implementation (risks, issue management, etc.)
  • The ability to critically examine current processes to propose and develop functional improvements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Japanese
  • Good understanding of regulations in Japan and experiences to deal with regulators


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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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 .

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