Managing Director, Applied Analytics Specialist Managing Director, Applied Analytics Specialist …

BlackRock
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Managing Director, Applied Analytics Specialist
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About this role

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. 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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock |

Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

Role Description

The Portfolio Analytics Group (PAG) within BlackRock Solutions collaborates with investment and client teams across the entire firm to simplify portfolio decisions with actionable insights through analytic solutions across the digital spectrum from automation and visualization to interactive analytic services and applied data sciences.

The group seeks a Head of EMEA & APAC Investment Portfolio Analytics who will provide functional leadership. You will engage with a range of stakeholders across our Investment Departments and their associated risk management teams, in order to understand their priorities, investment processes and needs to continual evolve the agenda of PAG to deliver high-impact solutions. You will work closely together with the global heads of Active Investing Analytics and Asset Allocation Analytics on a cohesive strategy to collaborate with these stakeholders, develop citizen developer applications that complement core Aladdin tools used to simplify investment decisions, and contribute to new portfolio analytic solutions that advance the Aladdin product suite for Investors, Researchers, and Risk Managers in partnership with the Aladdin Product Group and Data & AI teams.

In this role, you will also serve as one of our senior representatives of PAG in the EMEA and APAC regions and lead team members in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo in designing and delivering innovative solutions. You will also inspire talent as a strong role model for team members, partners, and stakeholders with your proven experience to collaborate with investment teams.

Key Opportunities
  • Provide leadership for PAG with Investment Departments in EMEA and APAC
    • Accountable for setting strategy, stakeholder engagement, partner management, and team organization to deliver the highest ROI in both regions
    • Ensure successful, high-impact delivery of results aligned to the regional strategies of the Investment Departments and PAG's value proposition
    • Serve as a senior, credible representative of PAG who manages relationships with senior stakeholders across fixed income, equity, multi-asset, alternatives and index investing
    • Promote adoption of the core suite of Aladdin tools to investment desks for their portfolio decisions and collaborate to develop Citizen Developer applications for portfolio decisions not readily available in core suite
    • Partner closely with senior leaders in Aladdin Product Management & Design to determine the Citizen Developer applications that have the potential to be commercialized for Aladdin clients
    • Participate in the PAG Steering Committee to build connectivity and alignment across the group globally
  • Provide leadership in developing PAG talent
    • Inspire local team members and progress global talent agenda locally with EMEA and APAC People Managers
    • Drive a cohesive, collaborative, and inclusive culture for the teams
    • Partner with regional PAG leads to steer the regional footprints of the group, and ensure growth and development opportunities to advance emerging talent

Qualifications
  • 12+ years in a highly analytical role in a technology or financial services setting
  • Proven experience creating solutions on a multi-asset technology platform to advance investment decisions and/or commercialize for clients of the platform
  • Multiple years of experience in managing diverse teams, focused on both talent development of team members and oversight of the team's priorities & execution
  • International experience in both Asia and Europe, preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, including managing relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Creativity in solving unconventional problems; entrepreneurial drive to learn new skills and technologies; and ability to inspire and direct a team in doing the same
  • Proficiency in areas of analytics-related expertise, e.g. portfolio risk analytics, sustainability analytics
  • Technical proficiency with Python, R, SQL, and data sciences
  • Willingness to travel and ability to excel in any cultural context


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.

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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