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Asset & Wealth Management - Administrative Assistant Manager, Associate, London

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Administration, Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description

About Goldman Sachs

At Goldman Sachs, we connect people, capital and ideas to help solve problems for our clients. We are a leading globalfinancial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. For us, it’s all about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.

Asset and Wealth Management

Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management provides advice, investing and execution for institutions and individuals across public and private markets.

Our Asset Management business is one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision. As a primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors, and individuals.

Across Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world to reach their financial goals. Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning, investment management, banking and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra- high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees. Our consumer business provides digital solutions for customers to better spend, borrow, invest, and save.

Job Responsibilities
  • Oversee ~110+ Administrative Assistants across Asset & Wealth Management EMEA
  • Responsible for the performance management of AWM EMEA Assistants including goal setting, providing ongoing feedback, year-end performance discussions and compensation decisions and communication
  • Recruit new admin hires including headcount and budget approval, interviews, compensation recommendations and approvals
  • GS Manager Contact for Contingent Worker (CW) Assistants across EMEA: coordinate with CW management to manage CW lifecycle – recruitment, feedback process, contract extension, conversions to perm employment
  • Build relationships and maintain regular dialogue with the Business Unit Leaders and Business Unit COOs
  • Responsible for organizing regular catchups with the Assistant population and first point of call for ad-hoc queries
  • Allocate assistant coverage in coordination with Business Unit COO
  • Manage CW Floater Admin team and coverage requests
  • Implement a training program for new administrative assistant hires
  • Managing employee relations issues where and if applicable


  • Strong proactive team player able to work efficiently and effectively in handling multiple tasks
  • Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), and managerial skills
  • Innovative thought processes and proactive time management
  • Competitive spirit with the ability to lead, motivate and build relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information discreetly
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience