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Corporate Planning & Management - Bengaluru - Associate - Third Party Risk Operational Resilience Assurance (TORA) - TPRM

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

The Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) team’s mission is to support the firm’s ‘One Goldman Sachs’ forward strategy
by proactively identifying, managing, monitoring and reporting key third party risks in order to enable and challenge the business’s risk-based decision making processes. The Third Party Operational Resilience Assurance (TORA) capability delivers a comprehensive program of ongoing operational resilience testing for Goldman Sachs’ most critical third party relationships.

The objective of Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) is to enable Goldman Sachs to utilize third parties seamlessly with best-in-class risk management practices, integrated customer experience, agility, transparency and clear accountability. The function aims to equip our clients & escalation points with current risk landscape insights, foresight of emerging risks and support in driving remediation of deficiencies. Third Party Risk Management has a number of embedded pillars including Third Party Risk and Resilience, Governance and Regulatory Delivery, Lifecycle Management and Data, Analytics, Reporting & Tooling.

This role is part of the first line of defence Third Party Risk Management team within the Corporate Planning and Management division. The role will be at the forefront of assessing and managing critical vendors’ operational resilience (business continuity and disaster recovery) capability.

The professional will work within TPRM’s Third Party Operational Resilience Assurance (TORA) team, supporting the execution of an integrated global assurance framework that tests, reports and drives effective business risk management of third-party operational resilience and recovery capabilities for critical services provided to, or delivered on behalf of, Goldman Sachs. The individual will be responsible for leading and executing their own portfolio of third party resilience tests as well as supporting strategic projects supporting the ongoing optimization and delivery of the firmwide TORA program. The individual will work closely with Vendor relationship owners and senior management across various GS divisions (Global Banking and Markets, Platform Solutions, Corporate Treasury, Operations, Engineering, Asset and Wealth Management etc.) in executing TORA tests and support third party operational resilience related internal/external audits and regulatory inquiries.

1. Experience in a risk management, third party risk management, or global risk program design function

2. Possess a strong risk management and control mindset linked with the ability to support the delivery of commercial outcomes

3. Experience and knowledge in operational resilience; preferably in the context of business continuity / disaster recovery testing

4. Preferred understanding of foundational technology concepts and platforms (e.g., Data Centre, Network, Database, Software, Hardware, Cloud)

5. Highly organized; attention to detail (especially data quality) and excellent follow-through required

6. Exceptional time management; ability to work with tight deadlines under pressure

7. Analytical thinker, able to quickly assess situations, prioritize and multi-task; Strong problem-solving skills

8. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

9. Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills

10. Confident candidate who is enthusiastic and a team player

11. Ability to coordinate and interact effectively with global colleagues

12. Ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing organization

13. Independent research, data assimmilation and documentation to enable TORA testing

14. Ability to coordinate activities with multiple interdependencies across a number of stakeholders. You will be key in
liaising with various teams/individuals in executing a TORA test

15. Ability to quickly analyze multiple sources of information and deliver informed risk insights

16. Understanding of Goldman Sachs business structures and processes (i.e., ability to “navigate GS”)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Economics, Commerce, Information Technology, Finance, Business,
    Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Statistics etc.)
  • 2-8 yrs of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications
• MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access)
• Certification in any Busines Intelligence/Automation tools (eg: Alteryx / Qlik / Tableau)
• Certification in Risk Management
• Prior experience in Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery / Quality Assurance / Control testing / Internal Audit /
Risk Management functions

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