Vice President, CIO Team - Performance and Risk (ETF and Index Equity)

San Francisco, USA
27 Jul 2022
12 Aug 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Business Overview

BlackRock's ETFs and Index Investments team (EII) safeguard over $5 trillion in global index equity assets across Global Developed Markets, Emerging Markets, Commodities and Real Estate Investment Trusts. We offer investors one of the industry's biggest choices of index investments.

Our investment teams include professionals who have deep experience within their respective markets, looking after the assets of institutional and individual investors alike. Our clients benefit from our portfolio management expertise and our culture of performance and risk management.

Our purpose is to help more and more people achieve greater financial wellbeing and it's something we feel passionately about!

Your Role and Impact
The CIO team is accountable for the investment quality and consistency across all EII portfolios globally. It is responsible for setting direction, establishing policy and making investment decisions to ensure we deliver quality investment performance across all market cycles.

We closely work with our Portfolio Management, Trading, Risk and Quantitative Analysis and Performance and Attribution teams to understand ex-ante risks and ex-post performance drivers.

We're looking for an individual who is passionate about making a difference and has the know-how to make it happen - both as a Students of the Market as well as a Students of Technology!

  • Drive the continued evolution of the performance & risk governance structure
  • Analyze portfolio data and performance to identify overall trends across the global book, as well as specific portfolios where enhancements may be warranted
  • Work with Portfolio management teams to identify best practices and scaled implementations
  • Ability to work independently with a passion for building something new
  • Contribute positively to our culture supporting diversity, equity and inclusion

  • An ability to explain complex ideas in simple but impactful terms and proven ability to use effective communication to influence outcomes
  • A passion for applying quantitative techniques to real-world problems and being a student of the financial markets
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of risk management including risk estimation methodologies, stress testing, and attribution
  • A love of models, an understanding of their limitations and a desire to improve them
  • A strong interest for financial markets and technology
  • Knowledge of both equities and the indexing ecosystem
  • High levels of self-motivation and a strong work-ethic
  • The desire to make an impact
  • A passion for continued learning
  • 5+Years of investment experience
  • FRM or CFA designation or other industry certifications (or are working towards one) is a plus

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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