Global Markets Division, Commodities Franchise Manager, Associate, London

Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We sit in the Global Markets Division (GMD) where our clients buy and sell financial products in every asset class and region, raise funding, and manage risk.
We help develop relationships and partner across all products with the most strategically important clients of GMD. Working closely with sales, trading, strats, and all other divisions of the firm, we help key stakeholders to understand some of the biggest and most complex clients of the firm, uncover new business opportunities and act as our clients guide to Goldman to help them achieve their strategic objectives.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Franchise management team is seeking an Associate to support the Commodities Business. We partner with Commodities Leadership to identify and assess strategic opportunities, and drive initiatives across the division and our client franchise. The ideal candidate should have an interest in pursuing a career focused in strategy and financial analysis, be interested in solving complex business problems and playing a pivotal role in shaping Goldman Sachs forward strategy.
Franchise managers:
A successful candidate will:
  • Play a primary role in analysing business performance
  • Work closely with senior Business Managers to develop deep understanding of their franchises
  • Manage the development and implementation of business plans, including measurement of impact and success
  • Generate recommendations and manage the implementation of key process improvements
  • Own senior management presentations, regulatory requests and responses to market events
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Quantitative analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent academic record
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interact with global stakeholders and senior management effectively
  • Ability to solve problems and explain the ideas that underline them
  • Interest and desire to learn about financial markets
  • Understanding of the markets business and FICC products


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