BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at
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Business Unit Overview:
BlackRock Solutions (BRS) is uniquely positioned to address the industry’s risk management, portfolio construction and financial technology demands. The various business departments within BRS are focused on providing clients with highly scalable portfolio analytics & risk management, liability-driven investing & pension solutions, and regulatory advice & balance sheet strategy. BRS offers clients customized solutions powered by Aladdin, BlackRock’s proprietary risk management system.
The Aladdin Risk for Wealth Management (ARWM) team within BRS leverages the same risk analytics used by $17 trillion of Institutional assets to equip wealth management clients with model construction capabilities, risk monitoring tools, and portfolio construction & analytics. ARWM partners with clients to help them oversee their enterprise risk, building better portfolios, enhancing their value proposition and institutionalizing their investment process.
The Aladdin Risk for Wealth Management business is effectively a start up with the broad reach of BlackRock and Aladdin. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team and take responsibility for supporting the Senior Client Relationship Managers in servicing our clients across a range of activities including relationship management, project management, implementation of Aladdin capabilities, and providing product feedback and direction. The role will be very broad, and evolve over time as the business develops, but will be an exciting opportunity for someone interested in Technology who is looking to learn about the Wealth Management industry and gain experience in working with clients across complex advisory relationships.
Develop a strong working relationship with clients to support implementation and adoption of tools, including developing training and marketing materials for client use
Develop strong relationships with all groups within BlackRock Solutions and BlackRock to ensure an excellent client experience and convey client requirements to product teams as necessary
Assist in the day to day project management of client implementations, including updating project plans, documenting user requirements and managing action items
Play an integral role in the Business Process Review sessions during implementation, helping to organize themes and thoughts and develop future state documentation
Actively manage client communications regarding Aladdin product changes and improvements
Ensure a smooth transition from Implementation to Production support
Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess some combination of all the following:
Education: four-year degree in a business or technical discipline
Technical: two to five years of broad technical and/or financial services experience
Strong project management and coordination skills
Strong problem solving/analytical thinking
Superior communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts simply and clearly to clients
Strong computer skills and an aptitude for learning new systems
Enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment; able to manage multiple priorities
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
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Jan 31, 2017, 12:00:00 AM