Strategic Project Management Associate/Vice President

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 May 2022
Closes
24 May 2022
Ref
15008474
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Job Purpose / Background

As a member of the BlackRock Platform Innovation (BPI) team, you will work on some of the firm's most strategic, complex, and highly valued projects. Our mission is to make the firm better by successfully shaping and delivering on the firm's most strategic priorities, developing the versatility of our talent and exporting our project management delivery skillset together with a broad and deep knowledge of the firm. We act as the "connective tissue" between the various lines of business by applying in-depth knowledge of BlackRock's organization, processes, and technology in order to inspire change. This role provides the opportunity to drive scale, ensure consistency, and reduce risk across all parts of the organization.

In order to succeed in its mission, BPI places tremendous focus on developing its people, improving their leadership and delivery skills and broadening their firm and industry knowledge. Projects and roles are assigned not just based on successful delivery, but also on individual development objectives and career aspirations.

BPI is seeking an Associate/Vice President level to become part of a team that will embrace your skills, eagerness, and passion while giving you the freedom to grow professionally. You can look forward to a multi-faceted role that will require a wide skillset including business knowledge, technical know-how, project execution ability, and strategic and consultative thinking.

At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and actively engage you in our success. We have an extraordinary responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being. Come join our team and experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference.

Responsibilities
  • Lead virtual teams and partner with business leaders to drive strategic projects, including complex client and technology mandates and commercial opportunities, to completion
  • Develop project objectives with measurable goals, drive consensus and communicate plans and results to stakeholders and management throughout
  • Maintain a One BlackRock perspective and deliver results, which are beneficial for both individual businesses and the firm as a whole
  • Identify areas for improvement in business processes and technology tools
  • Engage and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the firm to effectively navigate global organization
  • Simplify complex topics and create innovative solutions for issues
  • Develop content knowledge and dive deep into any topic that comes our way
  • Stay up-to-date on global finance and technology trends impacting BlackRock


Knowledge/Experience
  • 3-5 years of work experience
  • Ability to clearly articulate objectives and influence outcomes
  • Results driven individual with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ambitious and proactive: able to show initiative and come up with ideas without prompting
  • Collaborate and coordinate internal resources and partners to obtain buy-in and commitment for flawless execution of projects
  • Technical aptitude, understanding technology in a business context, desired
  • Aladdin user experience and understanding preferred
  • Experience in business process analysis, design, and implementation would be a plus
  • Bring and maintain curiosity, asking questions to develop a strong business case and approach


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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