Human Capital Management, Graduate Recruiting, Analyst/Associate
2 months ago

Human Capital Management, Graduate Recruiting, Analyst / Associate, London

Location(s) UK-London Job ID 2018-41921 Schedule Type Full Time Level Analyst Function(s) Human Resources Region EMEA Division Human Capital Management Business Unit Recruiting Employment Type Employee


Our division recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs. Our teams advise, design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity and help 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’s most valuable asset, our people.



The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-

net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major cities around the world.


The Human Capital Management (HCM) Division comprises of centrally and divisionally aligned teams who specialise in addressing the needs of particular client groups.

HCM is made up of several functions including Business Partners and Centres of Expertise. Business Partners (BPs) are responsible for partnering with divisional leadership on all key global HCM and divisional people initiatives and strategic priorities.

  • HCM Centres of Expertise, such as Employee Relations; Talent Development and Goldman Sachs University; Talent Acquisition;
  • Reward and the Talent Assessment Group, partner with BPs to provide advisory services to employees and divisional management.

    The Talent Acquisition team identifies, attracts, and recruits undergraduates and experienced professionals to the firm.

    The team also manages relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a high calibre, diverse and robust candidate pipeline for both campus and experienced hire recruiting.


  • End to end project management of key recruitment pipelines (e.g. Summer Interns, Spring Interns, Off Cycles, New Analysts and Associates), including attraction, hiring process / interview days and ongoing candidate management
  • Manage planning and execution of internship programmes to ensure an excellent experience for the interns and the future resourcing needs of the business are met
  • Partner with the business on headcount and business planning
  • Keep abreast of trends in recruitment, market intelligence, and competitor benchmarking
  • Build relationships with key recruiting contacts within the business (e.g. Team Captains) and partner with them on recruiting strategy / business plans
  • Project manage, host and attend divisional specific campus events (e.g. information sessions, workshops, case studies, presentations etc.
  • Build relationships at key university career services and student societies to ensure GS is always represented in a positive and professional way
  • Work with the business to highlight strong candidates on campus and ultimately develop and coach them throughout the process
  • Manage interview and offer process for candidates applying for aligned division. Ensure a consistent, structured process and that interviewers are suitably trained to perform their role
  • Monitor and help drive the sell process for all candidates once an offer has been extended
  • Ensure strategic focus on diversity recruiting efforts
  • Work with team members from the cross-divisional recruiting team on projects such as summer intern programming and campus competitions
  • Produce reports analysing key recruitment metrics and KPIs
  • Acquire expertise in global recruiting technology platforms

  • Functional expertise : minimum of 2-3 years relevant work experience
  • Partnering with clients and colleagues : solid communication and relationship management skills; client facing and credible;
  • strong negotiation skills; ability to develop internal and external relationships; ability to manage diverse stakeholders and to build networks quickly

  • Strong analytical skills. Critical analysis, forward thinking; ability to foresee the impact of emerging trends / patterns
  • Strong team player : ability to work effectively in a team with all level
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline driven and fast paced environment

  • Results-orientated : ability to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects while focusing on the quality of work delivered to clients
  • Strong project management skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and project plan on an annual basis
  • Commercial awareness : ability to maximise ROI from efforts on campus and maintain focus on annual recruiting priorities
  • Broad knowledge of the financial services industry; knowledge of campus recruiting a plus
  • Occasional travel during campus marketing season required
  • Goldman Sachs is an equal opportunity employer. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2017. All rights reserved.


    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.

    Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment / affirmative action employer Female / Minority / Disability / Vet.


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