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CIMD, GSAM, Insurance Solutions, Associate, London

Goldman Sachs Group
London, England EC4A 2BE

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CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CIMD)

The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

 

GSAM

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the worlds leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate todays dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the worlds leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

YOUR IMPACT

Are you passionate about developing and growing a business? Do you bring along excellent investment, quantitative or technology knowledge, an existing network of contacts and enjoy working in a fast-pace environment? We are looking for a highly driven individual to strengthen our regional presence in o der to build long-lasting and productive partnerships.

 

OUR IMPACT

GSAM's Insurance Strategy team is part of the global GSAM Insurance group, a market-leading 75+ person group that manages $330bn of assets on behalf of insurance clients. Within that group, the Insurance Strategy team operates alongside the Insurance Portfolio Management team and the Insurance Sales & Client Relationship team to address the specific needs of insurance companies. The team focuses on advising GSAM's insurance clients in the design of their investment, risk, and capital management strategies; structuring bespoke and innovative investment solutions; and contributing to GSAM's broad institutional client engagement effort via the provision of quantitative and industry-specific content. 

The Strategists use quantitative techniques, technology and industry knowledge to develop real-world solutions for our clients. They participate in meetings and presentations designed to build relationships and pursue commercial opportunities with institutional clients and prospects alongside other members from the group, and the division-wide investment and marketing teams.

Common investment projects include: strategic asset allocation, asset-liability matching, tax and capital efficiency, risk budgeting, balance sheet restructuring, investment trends and opportunities.

The successful candidate is comfortable developing, utilizing, and explaining financial models and technology to both technical and non-technical audiences.

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Develop and maintain financial models, using object-oriented programming and other technologies
  • Design and structure new investment strategies and frameworks
  • Create innovative and efficient portfolio optimization processes and algorithms
  • Leverage technology to more efficiently serve our clients
  • Perform customized research and analysis with institutional clients to address their unique investment objectives
  • Prepare and deliver content and presentations for client meetings

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • MSc-level education in a quantitative discipline from a top tier university. Experience in data science and machine learning a plus.
  • Strong programming skills, with proficiency in Python required.
  • Proficiency in English. Knowledge of one or more European languages a plus
  • 2 to 5 years of experience within an asset manager, a bank or an insurance company. Experience in insurance / pension solutions a plus
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to grasp problems described by clients, formulate them clearly, propose solutions and communicate the resulting analysis to clients with a wide-range of analytical and technical expertise
  • A self-starter, should have ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of projects under strict time constraints
  • Strong communications skills

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHSAt 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. Were 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

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved.Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2020-11-20

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