Vice President, Aladdin Wealth Commercial Lead

New York, USA
Apr 22, 2021
May 01, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Aladdin investment technology is at the heart of BlackRock. It's in our DNA, and unlocks a deep understanding of portfolio construction and risk. The Aladdin platform powers the tools, analytics and services that BlackRock makes available to financial professionals in the wealth market. We help them and their clients see the world in a way few others can. With a clearer picture of what's happening within portfolios, wealth managers and their advisors can improve investment outcomes, provide better insights and create more meaningful relationships with clients. As technology continues to play a pivotal role in how our industry serves investors, BlackRock's Aladdin Wealth Tech business is transforming the way financial professionals help clients secure a better financial future.

About This Role

The Aladdin Wealth business is growing rapidly, with the volume and complexity of new client deals increasing each year in different markets globally. The Vice President, Aladdin Wealth Commercial Lead will play a central role in scaling our commercial operations, including partnerships, contracting, finance, and the pricing of new and existing products.

This candidate will develop a deep understanding of our business goals, operations and risks, and have the requisite experience to represent the Aladdin Wealth business interests with senior leaders both internally and externally. The candidate will also work closely with Aladdin Wealth business leaders to support and drive commercial strategy.

The role reports to the MD, Global Head of Client Delivery and Execution.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead complex, global client and partnership opportunities through a commercial-centric lens
  • Assist with or lead negotiations for enterprise contracts
  • Assist business development and relationship management with client commercial strategy
  • Build scalable and efficient processes to address growing volume and complexity of commercial operations
  • Work with Legal and Marketing Compliance teams to conduct reviews of system functionality
  • Partner with the BlackRock Finance team to ensure business decision making is underpinned by comprehensive financial analysis
  • Assist commercial operations globally, partnering with Business Development and Relationship Management on commercial matters

Desired Qualifications
  • Deep understanding of technology & commercial transactions, with 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Track record of leading successful commercial client negotiations, particularly around enterprise technology
  • Experience implementing scalable and repeatable business processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with internal and client senior management
  • Investment Banking, Corporate Development or Legal background strongly preferred, preferably with a Technology or Financial Institutions focus
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, with the ability to thrive under pressure as well as set and meet tight deadlines.
  • MBA, CFA, or JD strongly preferred

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

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.

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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.

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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