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SERVICES

Consisting of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) and the Office of Global Security (OGS), our teams drive productivity and enable the firm’s flow of business while ensuring its safety and security. CSRE acquires, develops and manages the firm’s global real estate portfolio and delivers innovative market development, document management and hospitality related services to internal partners in the firm. CSRE’s vision is to provide the world’s best workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs. OGS’s mission is to protect the firm's people, assets, and reputation and in doing so provides people protection, physical security, fire safety and crisis management. We look for achievement-oriented, creative individuals who perform at their best in a diverse team environment and are motivated by tangible results.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

YOUR IMPACT

Are you passionate about Real Estate? We’re looking for a professional to join our Capital Management team who wants to use their skills and ideas to help managefinances relating to Real Estate Projects across EMEA to ensure that they are delivered on time and on budget. The position provides technical and decision support for a wide range of stakeholders throughout project lifecycles from budgeting to financial close-out.

OUR IMPACT

Consisting of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) and the Office of Global Security (OGS), our teams drive productivity and enable the firm’s flow of business while ensuring its safety and security. CSRE acquires, develops and manages the firm’s global real estate portfolio and delivers innovative market development, document management and hospitality related services to internal partners in the firm. CSRE’s vision is to provide the world’s best workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs. We look for achievement-oriented, creative individuals who perform at their best in a diverse team environment and are motivated by tangible results.

Capital Management is responsible for all aspects of Real Estate finance from inception to completion. Our teams design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help us better manage projects that enable the firm and our clients achieve superior results. We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
+ The Cost Manager will functionally report to the EMEA Capital Management Lead. This function will work closely with Real Estate Development & Planning, Project Accounting, Procurement, Facilities Management and Regional Management. Key stakeholders are based in Jersey City, USA; London, UK; and Bengaluru, India
+ The successful candidate should be prepared to assume more responsibility with time. Demonstrating leadership skills will be rewarded with challenging tasks
+ Provide Estimating / Reporting Support for the Capital Projects Team during the Project Planning, Execution and Turnover Phases. Prepare financial input required for Capital Planning
+ Provide proactive financial advice and analysis to Corporate Real Estate teams across the project
+ Look for cost savings opportunities across all aspects of projects and hold stakeholders accountable to remain within budget and schedule
+ Prepare and maintain accurate market cost data and benchmark information
+ Supervise and manage external Cost Management support from consultants, taking ownership of internal reporting
+ Manage and mentor more junior members of the team supporting the development of their career
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

QUALIFICATIONS
+ Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying / Cost Engineering or a related field
+ RICS qualified with minimum 3-5 PQE
+ Broad understanding of commercial construction industry practices, a variety of forms of construction contracts, and prime/subcontractor level of cost estimating
+ Strong analytical skills,impeccable attention to detail, highly organized and excellent follow-through
+ Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
+ Strong networking skills to establish contacts within Real Estate and partnerships with other divisions
+ Ability to organize own time and work independently, without close supervision
+ Courage to challenge current practice and initiative to suggest new ways of working
+ Ability to work in a team based environment and to interface with all levels of employees
+ Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, driving consensus and influencing outcomes
+ Proven skills with MS office products (particularly Excel) and a desire to learn new systems
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