Overview

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The influential 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Firmwide Strategy is seeking a vice president to build relationships with entrepreneurs and investors and to source investment opportunities in businesses founded, owned, and led by people of color.

 

As part of the Firmwide Strategy Group, the individual will create, evaluate, review, and implement new business plans and initiatives, and develop strategic and financial models and analyses. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to build a business plan and generate opportunities to drive additional value for the organization and for the ecosystem.

 

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.

 

The Firmwide Strategy group has proven to be a gateway to a number of attractive career paths.  Past team members have been promoted to 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.

 

Desired Experience / Skills:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a business development, management consulting, investment banking, or sales role
  • Demonstrated passion to narrow the investing gap
  • Ability to leverage his/her extensive network among the entrepreneurial community
  • Ability to develop and foster deep relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Self-starting, highly proactive person who demonstrates initiative and ownership and can work with little direction on complicated, sensitive assignments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with confidence and ability to interact effectively with senior firm leaders and external clients
  • Fast learner, ability to leverage personal and organizational network to drive results
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and technical abilities
  • Resourceful and proactive work approach
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Team orientation

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