Corporate Risk Management Associate Corporate Risk Management Associate …

Goldman Sachs
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Corporate Risk Management Associate

Analyst/Associate, Third Party Risk Management (Business Engagement Team), Spend Management department, Corporate Workplace Solutions,


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world.

Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs has long sustained a commitment to hiring and training outstanding leaders.  Our business principles are rooted in integrity, a commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.  These values enable us to execute successfully a business strategy that is focused on extraordinary client service and superior long-term financial performance for our shareholders.

We conduct our business in increasingly complex markets. Our people must continually find new ways to provide access to capital, manage risk and provide investment opportunities for our clients to enable them to realise their goals.  We judge ourselves on our ability to help clients anticipate and respond to changing market conditions and to create opportunities that merit the trust they place in us.


The objective of Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) within the Spend Management department is to deliver a competitive advantage by:

  1. Leveraging the firms total spend to drive commercial benefits
  • Deliver resilient, high performing, globally compliant operations
  • Innovate to enhance and improve the firms product offering
  • Adhere to the firms vendor code of conduct
  1. Focus on those third parties delivering the most important outsourced services
  2. Deliver world class Third Party Risk and Source to Pay (S2P) Technology Process

The Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) teams mission is to support the firms One Goldman Sachs forward strategy by proactively identifying, managing, monitoring and reporting key third party risks in order to enable and challenge the businesss risk-based decision making processes.

This Analyst/Associate level professional will work within TPRMs Business Engagement Team (BET), as a primary contact for divisional stakeholders, to drive transparency, consistency and accuracy of TPRM program execution across the divisions through dashboard monitoring and regular or event driven engagement. This TPRM BET professional will also be responsible for leading certain strategic projects and supporting the delivery of key initiatives.



  • Supporting the divisions to ensure they comply with the firms Contingent Worker (CW), Inter Affiliate (IA) and Vendor Management (VM) programs
  • Equipping Vendor Relationship Owners, GS Contingent Worker Managers/Contacts and Inter Affiliate divisional co-ordinators with skills, training and awareness on their roles
  • Engaging with Risk Partners across the organization (e.g. compliance, technology), as needed, helping the divisions to understand third party risks
  • Reporting to divisional stakeholders on VM, CW and IA activities, including outstanding risks and ongoing initiatives
  • Evaluating and providing guidance to key divisional stakeholders to support implementation and compliance with the Vendor Management Policy and Standard, and challenging divisional TPRM activities, where appropriate
  • Engage with the divisions to raise awareness of the third party risk management framework as well as develop the risk management skills of all Operations / Securities Vendor Relationship Owners
  • Developing and providing periodic global and regional reporting on vendor landscape, risks, controls, and overall status of divisional execution against the program requirements
  • Support and help lead aspects of global TPRM program initiatives and priorities, working with global program and capability leads, as well as the global team overall
  • Provide input into the TPRM framework design and maintenance
  • Help the global work stream coordinate TPRM input into transformation initiatives (e.g. infrastructure or program transformation)
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert within TPRM


  • Minimum 3 years experience in a risk management, third party risk management, or global risk program design function
  • Possess a strong risk management and control mindset linked with ability to support the delivery of commercial outcomes
  • Highly organized; attention to detail (especially data quality) and excellent follow-through required
  • Analytical thinker, able to quickly assess situations, prioritize and multi-task; Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Confident candidate who is enthusiastic and a team player
  • Ability to coordinate and interact effectively with global colleagues
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing organization
  • MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Exemplary attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure


  • Functional Expertise - Keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends
  • Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills
  • Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
  • Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
  • Teamwork Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions
  • Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others
  • Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues
  • Creativity/Innovation - Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
  • Influencing Outcomes - Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations
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