Executive Office, Government Affairs, Analyst, London

Goldman Sachs - London
20 Feb 2020

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ strategy and in supporting and enhancing the firm’s distinctive culture. Our goal is to provide our people, clients, shareholders and the broader public with information about the breadth of our global efforts, highlight our focus on delivering sustainable, long-term returns for our shareholders and demonstrate our commitment to making an impact on the communities where we live and work and on society more broadly.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

​Executive Office, Government Affairs, Analyst, London 

 

The Office of Government Affairs aims to advance the firm's public policy agenda, promote constructive relations with governments and regulators, and serve as a source of information inside the firm about government and public policy. 

 

The position will report to the Head of Government Affairs EMEA. The Analyst will be based in London and work closely alongside Government Affairs professionals in London, Brussels and Frankfurt.

 

This position provides the appropriate candidate with a unique opportunity to work with colleagues throughout the firm on matters critical to the firm's relationships with key government officials, and to advance the firm's commercial strategy.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring political, policy and regulatory developments which may impact the firm or key clients
  • Preparing briefings and presentations for internal stakeholders, including management and key business areas
  • Assisting with the execution of the Government Affairs team strategic activity
  • Tracking external engagements, undertaking analysis, and providing team updates

 The successful applicant will have: 

  • A strong academic record coupled with a 'can do attitude'
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, supplemented by exceptional power point skills
  • Desire to use every opportunity to learn and grow
  • Self-starter with positive energy and an ability to juggle multiple tasks to tight deadlines
  • Someone who takes pride in their work with a high attention to detail and thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, while taking responsibility to drive work forward
  • A genuine interest in political / policy / regulatory developments
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work with internal stakeholders of different seniority​