Associate External Relationship Management Associate External Relationship Management …

BlackRock
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
BlackRock
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Associate External Relationship Management
Description

About this role

Team Overview

BlackRock's GPS team is responsible for using BlackRock's scale, industry knowledge, and risk management capabilities to build and expand partnerships with leading financial institutions, achieving the delivery of high-quality service to our firm's clients. To achieve each of these goals, GPS develops and implements a forward-looking provider strategy designed to increase operational efficiency, provide risk and cost visibility, and provide flexibility as our business evolves, leading to an enhanced client experience. To balance our relationships, GPS executes a global provider governance model that combines quantitative and qualitative components, encompasses a consistent engagement program between BlackRock and our partners, mitigates operational risks, and sets parameters for the selection of new partners.

Role Description

We are looking for an outstanding teammate to join GPS as part of the Provider Risk and Performance team in Singapore. They will design and execute our APAC provider governance model and support BlackRock's fast-growing business needs in China, Taiwan, Japan and more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Key interface in GPS to providers, functional fund oversight teams, and internal constituents across the APAC region

  • Proactively address risk and partner with BLK 3rd Party Risk team on risk related matters

  • Assist with design of the governance model for China local custodians in FMC and WMC, as well as design/set-up for Taiwan local custodians, Japan Trust banks and Cayman Funds distributed in APAC, leading the onboarding Due Diligence and governance for new and existing providers

  • Provider contract reviews in relation to the China FMC and WMC implementation; overall contract refresh exercise for APAC providers

  • Provide support in Request for Proposals (RFP) or related projects for BLK's provider selection

  • Enhance the APAC Provider Governance Model including a yearly refresh/review of governance meetings, SLAs, critical metrics, service credit/debit monitoring and supporting global health checks and governance related initiatives

  • Assist the Chairing of outsourcing register meetings in APAC and work with Legal & Compliance in meeting specific outsourcing rule/regulations set by local authorities


To ensure success, we are looking for the following qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in accounting, finance, economics or a related field, advanced degree preferred

  • At least 5+ years' experience in a fast-paced, asset management or custodian bank environment, ideally with internal/external audit or legal background

  • Ability to self-manage workloads and work to deadlines, proven team member, and has strong attention to detail

  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills; proficient in Chinese and English

  • Work collaboratively in supporting strategy, analysis, reporting, and contract administration

  • Ability to run effective cross-functional meetings

  • Broad knowledge of product operations including technology systems, legal structures and fund types, global jurisdictions, investor reporting, financial and regulatory reporting, fee calculations, capital activities and private investment processing

  • Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to multitask

  • Ability to structure and scope sophisticated problems and apply a range of analytical tools to develop solutions

  • Ability to lead projects and work in a dynamic evolving environment with the expectation of meeting Fiduciary needs

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint


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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