Vice President, ETF Capital Markets Vice President, ETF Capital Markets …

BlackRock
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Jun 19
Not Specified
BlackRock
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Jun 19
Not Specified
About BlackRock BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. 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 December 31, 2018, the firm

About BlackRock

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. 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 December 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $5.98 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

Job Description:

BlackRock’s ETF capital markets team based in Canada is responsible for (i) oversight of the primary market for all Canadian iShares ETFs; (ii) monitoring the secondary market for all Canadian iShares and RBC ETFs; (iii) managing day-to-day relationships with Authorized Dealers and other market participants; (iv) assisting clients efficiently access ETF liquidity; (v) supporting business development and ETF education through direct client and industry engagement; (vi) driving forward enhancements to the ETF trading ecosystem in Canada; and (vii) partnering with other BlackRock teams on new product development, product management, and other strategic initiatives.

All members of the Canadian EII team are expected to bring leadership, energy, creativity and enthusiasm with the willingness to do whatever is required to deliver on our business objectives, operate consistently with the BlackRock principles, and foster a collegial, high performing culture.

Reporting to the Head of iShares Canada Product, this role will focus on differentiating our client experience on the basis of product liquidity and depth of execution expertise & support, through a focus on:

  • Ensure smooth operation of the primary market for iShares ETFs, including both standard and customized orders
  • Oversight of secondary market trading in RBC and iShares ETFs, and developing tools and/or leveraging BlackRock’s global capabilities to do so at scale
  • Assisting clients with accessing ETF liquidity on a day-to-day basis
    • Leveraging existing tools and developing new capabilities to scale our processes and to differentiate our client experience vs. competitors
    • Partnering with ETF leaders and institutional sales to close business
  • Working closely with Authorized Dealers, market participants, and BlackRock & RBC stakeholders to maximize secondary market liquidity on iShares and RBC ETFs
  • Developing and delivering high impact ETF trading insights and markets content, such as educational materials, liquidity insights, industry & markets colour, etc
    • Leverage processes and tools in other regions when possible
    • Partner with sales functions to access client meetings, industry events, conferences, etc.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BA / BS in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or similar field.
  • 8+ years of investment related experience
  • Direct experience in equity, fixed income, ETF or structured product trading a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian equity market structure
  • Able to multi-task and work effectively at various levels of an organization.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners
  • Resourceful, proactive and able to prioritize and navigate in a fast-paced team oriented environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of ETF structure, concepts, and associated regulatory environments
  • Direct ETF Capital Markets experience with an ETF Sponsor is a plus.
  • Highly motivated person with impeccable ethical standards and a client-first attitude
  • Skillful in working with Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg

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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