Aladdin Business, Client Engagement, Vice President

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Sep 2020
Closes
21 Oct 2020
Ref
8515285
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Role Description
The Aladdin Business is seeking an Aladdin Client Engagement Manager to work closely with Aladdin clients to be their trusted advisor, problem solver and business partner - and to take full advantage of Aladdin.
Key responsibilities include:
Own relationships with client teams including senior management (e.g. Chief Investment Officer). Understand their business objectives and needs, and help them improve Aladdin expertise to achieve their firm's goals

As an extension of the client's in-house team, work to build and run project plans, coordinating resources across multiple functional areas within BRS

Partner with clients to solve their problems and share knowledge relating to Aladdin models, functionality, workflows and market best-practices

Partner with the client, as well as Aladdin Product Managers, developers and financial modelers to support client development needs and assist with deployment of new models, analytics and reporting across a broad range of financial instruments and investment styles

Build strong internal relationships within BlackRock Solutions, and the wider BlackRock globally, in support of your clients
Experience Required
4-6+ years of meaningful work experience in the financial services industry, familiarity with buy-side investment management workflows, proficient in market trends,

Working understanding of equity, fixed income and derivative markets and analytics, with experience in advising Clients on portfolio strategies, portfolio optimization, risk assessments, and attribution (CFA, FRM or other qualifications an advantage)

Strong interest in FinTech, with prior knowledge of databases, SQL, UNIX, VBA , C++, PERL or similar tools, and/or Aladdin, a definite advantage

Outstanding communication and presentation skills, conveying sophisticated concepts simply and clearly to clients

Results-oriented approach to large, sophisticated projects, with a flair for problem solving

Self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment and works well as part of a multi-disciplinary distributed team

People management and leadership skills, with the ability to encourage and engage junior talent and translate strategy into action across both formal and virtual teams

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, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | 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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