VP/DIR, iShares Due Diligence Strategist

New York, USA
May 07, 2022
May 18, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Investment Solutions Group Strategist - iShares

BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

Role Overview:

This role will be a key contributor on the Investment Solutions Group (ISG) ETF Team within BlackRock's US iShares and Wealth Advisory businesses. The role requires owning and managing key stra tegic client relationships focused on the ETF platform, research, asset allocation and discretionary portfolio management teams across wealth distributors, to expand BlackRock's ETF footprint within the retail marketplace. The position will also require strong collaboration with internal partners including national accounts, USWA sales, active fund manager due diligence teams and product specialists.

  • Build relationships with research and due diligence professionals at focus client firms
  • Develop strategic plan for each covered firm and drive financial results
  • Strategize on cross-channel sales opportunities by leveraging deep knowledge of client research recommendations, model portfolios and platform/product approvals, as well as expert understanding of all iShares products
  • Own and maintain database of client research recommendations, model portfolio allocations, and product approvals. Pro-actively communicate significant updates to sales channels in a deep, timely and concise way
  • Offer support and guidance to implementation teams
  • Create and deliver to clients new product, product enhancement, educational, and competitive intelligence content
  • Develop due diligence related content with internal partners

  • 5-Years of ETF product and market related experience required
  • Strong analytical ability as well as written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and a willingness to travel required
  • Familiarity with data systems such as Bloomberg, Morningstar, Factset
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ambitious work ethic, professional disposition, detail-oriented and a passion for investments
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively on individual projects as well as part of a larger team

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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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