BlackRock Edinburgh Returners Programme 2021 - Technology
Description About this role Edinburgh Returners Programme
BlackRock is delighted to partner with Women Returners on the Edinburgh Returners Programme, as they believe a wide range of perspectives and talent is crucial to creating a richer culture for their employees and a greater experience for their diversified global client base.
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 18 months (with no upper limit). You must have the right to work in the UK to apply for the programme.
The programme is designed to encourage and support a return to full-time work for experienced candidates through either a six-month paid returnship starting in October 2021 in Operations / Technology or BlackRock Solutions. 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. To fully support candidates in their transition back to full time work, we 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) and Families at BlackRock (FAB) 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. Technology Overview
BlackRock has used technology to manage assets from the very first days of their business. With the assets of BlackRock's clients and over 200 technology customers on Aladdin we bear a major responsibility, both as a platform provider and as a fiduciary. Our powerful technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial wellbeing.
At the heart of BlackRock, is the Aladdin Product Group. Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with industry leaders to build innovative and forward-looking products that shape the financial markets. The Aladdin Product Group creates next generation technology that changes the way information, people, and technology intersect for global investment firms
We are passionate about solving difficult problems through technology and are focused on utilizing the cloud to seek large scale challenges. This means we run multi-discipline teams and require a varied skillset. 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.