BlackRock London Returners Programme 2022: Global Cash Management,

London, United Kingdom
13 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About the BlackRock London Returners Programme

The Returners programme is designed to encourage and support a return to full-time work for up to ten experienced candidates through a six-month paid Returnship starting in September 2022.

We are seeking experienced individuals who are client orientated and passionate about performance, who display collaborative and innovative mindsets, and bring an eclectic set of proficiencies to the workplace; prioritisation, analytical and organisational skills amongst others.

BlackRock is looking for candidates with prior experience in Investment Management or broader Financial Services, who have had a career break outside of Industry of at least two years (with no upper limit). You must have the right to work in the UK to apply for the programme.

You can read about Sophie's return to work with BlackRock here .

How will BlackRock support your return to work?

To fully support candidates in their transition back to full time work, BlackRock will provide an internal mentor and a buddy for your day to day questions. We offer a variety of internal networking groups, including a Women's Initiative Network (WIN) to help you integrate into the business and culture. You will also benefit from the Returners Coaching Programme provided by Women Returners as well as a peer support group of other returners.

BlackRock is serious about their people and offer flexible working patterns, flexible time off, collaborative working spaces and a growing number of other benefits.

Global Cash Management

BlackRock's Global Cash Management is a dynamic area of growth. We are one of the largest managers of cash in the world with $728 billion in assets under management (as at 31 March 2022). We have been an innovator and leader in the cash markets for over 30 years by combining investment management, distribution and technology to build an effective and efficient cash management experience for our clients.

We offer product solutions ranging from money market funds to fully customised separate accounts, and everything in between. We've pioneered environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing solutions, and, through our 2017 acquisition of Cachematrix, offer custom web-based cash management investment platforms for financial institutions and corporate treasurers alike. These innovations are at the centre of our goal to transform the cash management ecosystem for investors.

Position Description:

Within our EMEA Cash Management team, we seek an individual to support the group's sales and relationship management efforts for Banks and Wealth Managers. This individual will be tasked with assisting in executing the cash management sales and strategy in EMEA, in support of the broader global Cash marketing efforts and overall objectives of the EMEA Cash sales team.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • The role will be accountable for supporting a portfolio of Bank and Wealth manager accounts under the supervision of the Head of EMEA Bank and Wealth Cash Sales. The individual will be responsible for:
  • Management of distribution agreements and banking relationship queries
  • Onboarding of new bank distribution platforms
  • Supporting account opening process and account onboarding for the Cash business
  • Assist with management of retrocession processes and queries
  • Prospecting and new client development, growing asset levels and revenues
  • Active engagement with a portfolio of clients to retain asset levels; recognising Bank and Wealth Manager needs, developing a thorough understanding of the client base and investment products used
  • Actively seek opportunities to cross-sell broader BlackRock offering and introduce other parts of the business
  • Supporting relationship management efforts with key intermediary partners in the region
  • Working closely with cash team partners to provide seamless client coverage globally
  • Close collaboration with Product Strategy and Portfolio Management teams to prepare materials for client review meetings and with relevant additional internal business units when developing solutions for clients - in particular Legal, Tax, Finance, Marketing etc.
  • Develop expertise in local market practices
  • Support management of the team in maintaining and analysing the business and market opportunities, including the use of our client relationship management tool ensuring information within Blackrock's databases is up to date
  • Provide strategic input into developing the service model for clients
  • Address client and counterparty enquiries, errors and complaints in a timely manner
  • Assist in planning and budgeting for various client entertainment
  • Support management of the team in maintaining client relationship management system

The ideal candidate will have experience and have demonstrated a strong track record in the following areas:
  • A motivated individual with a strong work ethic, who demonstrates multi-tasking ability and delivery to time and quality

Skills and Qualifications should include:
  • Previous experience an advantage
  • Ability to take initiative and work both in a team and independently as required
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, including proofreading and design editing
  • Fluent English a must, additional European language skills would be advantageous
  • Advanced skills required in PowerPoint, Word and Excel

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.

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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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