Business Manager - Data Lead

Budapest, Hungary
Jun 25, 2023
Jun 27, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

The Business Intelligence team within the EMEA Client COO team leverages technology and data to develop management information and analytics that drive actionable insights into how our sales teams perform and engage with our clients across the EMEA client businesses. We directly help shape how BlackRock sells and services our clients through the power of data to ultimately help drive our business forward.

We are looking for an experienced, energetic and self-motivated professional to lead and champion our key ETF client data initiative from our Centre of Excellence in Budapest. The successful candidate will have a passion for technology, data, and engineering process improvements. You will have a love of solving complex problems together with building trusted relationships across regional stakeholders to drive initiatives.

You will be comfortable pivoting between leading and managing the initiative in EMEA (50%) and developing solutions, working across a range of technology capabilities, including databases, reporting software, and infrastructure to evolve and enhance the operating model (50%).

At BlackRock, we embrace your outstanding skills, curiosity, and passion while allowing you to grow professionally and as an individual. With over $8 trillion of assets under management, we have an exceptional responsibility: our products and technology empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home, and improve their general financial well-being.

Your responsibilities may include:
  • Lead and champion the ETF client holdings initiative for the EMEA region
  • Own the ETF client data and associated business processes
  • Ensure the highest levels of data accuracy from the initiative including owning data errors to resolution and business intelligence reports
  • Management of 3rd party vendor resources to ensure data transformation processes are error-free and aligned with the overall business initiatives
  • Drive automation and process enhancement/redesign projects related to ETF client data
  • Build trusted relationships with internal stakeholders and partners within Sales, iShares, technology, and COO teams to ensure the continued success of initiatives
  • Lead the quarterly review & signoff process with virtual teams and regional leaders
  • Offer solutions and support various projects, including automation/standardization efforts and evolution of client holdings business intelligence reporting
  • Analyse and integrate relevant 3rd party data such as Morningstar and Bloomberg
  • Proactively oversee and ensure timely and accurate distribution of all data deliverables
Some of the skills you should have:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Management, Engineering, or Computer Science. An MBA degree from a leading university preferred
  • Experience in managing both a direct team and in managing an external (offshore) vendor team of resources, with the ability to inspire and engage talent
  • 5+ years of work and management experience within a business operations environment, preferably with a financial services firm and basic knowledge of ETFs preferred
  • Strong interest in technology, process improvement and analytics
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish trust with senior leaders and stakeholders and comfortable in managing relationships across different offices, teams and regions
  • Ability to pivot from business management tasks of initiatives to developing technology solutions to support scaled evolution of processes
  • Proficiency in SQL for querying data and building database tables
  • Knowledge of model/algorithm development and expertise with coding in Python
  • Experience in developing Tableau or PowerBI visualizations and dashboards
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage priorities and meet hard deadlines
  • Attention to detail and quality is essential
Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; 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 hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently 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. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.
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