Vice President, Platform Strategy and Transformation

New York, USA
$142k - $190k
Dec 01, 2022
Dec 31, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Job Description

BlackRock Alternative Investors ("BAI") is a fast-growing business unit within BlackRock, offering clients access to global leading investment solutions across the entire Alternatives spectrum. BlackRock anticipates significant growth in Alternatives and is seeking to hire a Vice President, Platform Strategy and Transformation. This position offers the opportunity to join one of the world's leading asset management firms at a time of significant focus on the Alternatives investment business.

A key priority of the business is to continually enhance and invest in this platform to enable growth. This role requires the candidate to both identify solutions to key business challenges and oversee their delivery. The successful candidate must therefore be able to proactively collaborate on the growth strategy; translate gaps into requirements; and design effective solutions which can then be implemented to solve for client, regulatory, commercial, or operating model needs.

Transformation duties:
  • Pursue strategic and tactical initiatives to enhance the platform and advance business growth;
  • Leverage strong quantitative skills to:
    • Develop and manage the transformation business case
    • Model the ROI of potential strategy scenarios
    • Synthesize various financial inputs (budget, hiring plans, transformation business case) into one multi-year plan
  • Own and drive various transformation related initiatives including but not limited to: process improvement, client experience enhancements, org design, outsourcing
  • Create and deliver executive-level presentations which communicate the objectives and status of the transformation strategy

Role Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of strategy consulting or related experience
  • Alternative and/or Asset Management Experience preferred
  • Ability to quickly produce management-level quality presentations, business memos and can synthesize key information using data and analytics
  • Structured critical thinker with superior problem-solving abilities who is able to organize people under pressure and pull in key decision makers to prioritize issues and engage with senior management
  • Intellectually curious with the ability to take initiative and deliver results in a matrixed organization
  • Results-oriented and able to "roll-up the sleeves" to accomplish necessary tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication, including facility with PowerPoint
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • BS/BA or higher in Economics or Finance or equivalent

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $142,500 - $190,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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.

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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