Associate, Fixed Income Strategy and Business Management

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 20, 2022
Closes
Jun 04, 2022
Ref
14978821
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Fixed Income Strategy and Business Management in EII

Job Purpose/Background:

The successful candidate will join the ETF and Index Investment (EII) Global Product Executive Team, reporting to the Head of Global FI Strategy and Operations. The individual will work closely with EII's regional business teams, including the US, EMEA, and APAC. The candidate will leverage relationships among other iShares/BlackRock partners across the organization to successfully drive our strategic priorities around Fixed Income. Additionally, the candidate will be asked to pull and analyze information to bolster business presentations for senior level engagements.

Development Value

This is an opportunity to join an exciting and fast-growing segment within the asset management industry. This important role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to be involved in shaping and evolving indexed fixed income strategy with many different teams across the organization (product strategy, sales, portfolio managers, marketing, index providers, Sustainability, amongst others).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with regional stakeholders to pull together data and analysis for business reviews to assess how we are executing against our strategy, communicate progress, and identify areas in need of additional support and resources
  • Help build global business reporting, presentations and communications
  • Key contributor to progress global and regional product priorities (e.g., facilitate global connectivity across regional product suites, enhance index provider strategy)
  • Conduct economic analysis across different scenarios incorporating insights from multiple stakeholders across BlackRock
  • Draft communications and updates to senior level stakeholders around upcoming meetings and strategic priorities


Qualifications
  • University Degree
  • 3-5 years driving strategy, business management or project management in a complex environment
  • Basic understanding of fixed income preferred
  • Proven track record of problem-solving and project management/organization
  • Ability to analyze large quantities of data
  • Economic modeling and analysis experience (Excel-based) preferred
  • Ability to convey key messages / strong writing skills
  • Experience in financial industry / asset management / data management


Skills/Competencies:
  • Attention to detail and ability to pick up & digest new information quickly
  • Good communication skills, including written and presentation skills
  • Highly organized and able to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and manage a variety of stakeholders
  • Proven track record operating in a fast-paced environment
  • Sense of initiative and enthusiasm to join a key growth segment of the BlackRock's business
  • Self-motivated and dedicated to excellence


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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