Goldman Sachs & Co. AMD - QIS - CPM- RFP Specialist- Analyst- Bangalore in Bengaluru, Indiana
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ASSET MANAGEMENT DIVISION (AMD)
Asset Management Division is one of the world’s leading investment managers. AMD provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.
The Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) Group manages a variety of mandates including institutional portfolios, mutual funds and multiple hedge funds, using sophisticated quantitative models that have been developed in an innovative research environment. The group is one of the largest quant managers in the world, and it is recognized as an industry leader in quantitative portfolio management techniques. The team manages exposures to global stock, bond, currency and commodity markets to generate excess return, or “alpha,” for clients’ portfolios. As one of the longest-running quantitative teams in the industry, QIS has developed a strong reputation for innovation, excellence, teamwork and camaraderie.
The QIS Client Portfolio Management (“CPM”) team is effectively the public face of the QIS business, responsible for client engagement, new product development, business strategy and planning, client communications and the ongoing development of marketing materials and standard client reporting. The RFP specialist role within the CPM team entails the design and creation of business questionnaires for new and existing clients. The RFP specialists will be primarily focused on the coordination and completion of Request for Proposals (“RFPs”) and Due Diligence Questionnaires (“DDQs”) from prospective as well as existing clients They will work closely with the Centralized RFP team, the Portfolio Management team and various Sales channels to communicate information regarding product offerings, investment philosophy, and product-specific information to the client via RFPs and DDQs. The team also works closely with other areas of the firm, including client service, marketing communications, legal and compliance.
All team members are expected to stay fully engaged with the ongoing developments of the business in order to be commercially effectively and to enhance the quality of our business questionnaires. Team members should have a quantitative orientation and be comfortable with numbers/statistics, and at the same time possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Team members will also gain a broad-based understanding of the asset management business and hedge fund industry through interacting with a variety of teams and clients across the division.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Coordinate and complete high quality RFPs and DDQs from prospective clients, consultants, and existing clients in a timely and accurate manner
Develop knowledge of industry trends, competitive landscape and investment team’s capabilities to facilitate improved client experience
Develop strong working relationships with sales professionals, client relationship managers, compliance and other groups
Assist in developing metrics to track key sales figures including RFP flows, hit rates, etc
Serve as a product expert on QIS investment products to internal and external clients
Analyze and prepare portfolio positioning, characteristics and attribution and compose market and portfolio commentaries
Prepare marketing materials, pitch books and portfolio review deliverables for external clients
Experience / Skills :
Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree (Preferred: Master’s degree of Finance, Economics, Business or Commerce)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle multiple projects, deadlines, personalities, and broad based coverage
Strong interest in the financial markets and good investment sense/commercial instinct
Quantitative orientation; Data analysis skills, finance and statistics knowledge
Detail orientation, organizational skills, initiative, motivation and a strong work ethic
Integrity and the ability to thrive in a team environment
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly under pressure
Intelligence, creativity and problem-solving skills
Goldman Sachs is a meritocracy where you will be given all the tools to help you develop. At Goldman Sachs, you will have access to excellent training programs designed to improve multiple facets of your skills portfolio. Our in-house training program, ‘Goldman Sachs University’ offers a comprehensive series of courses that you will have access to as your career progresses. Goldman Sachs University has an impressive catalogue of courses which span technical, business and leadership skills training.
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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Job ID 2021-74861
Schedule Type Full Time
Division Asset Management
Employment Type Employee