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EII EMEA Sustainable Product Segment – Associate/VP
The ETF and Index Investing (EII) EMEA Product Team is seeking a talented ESG Product Specialist for the Sustainable Product Segment. The Product Team is responsible for product management, new product innovation and commercialization of the iShares UCITS ETF range. Within the Product function, Product Segments are the primary commercial axis for execution of client and commercial strategy in the region, aligning it with global client, product and marketing functions for scale. The Sustainable Product Segment is responsible for building and transforming the way investors understand, analyze and implement Sustainable/ESG ETFs within their portfolios This role will work closely with the BlackRock Sustainable team, the firm’s sustainable investment strategies platform, as well as partners across Sales, Marketing and the overall ETF business.
A key member of the EII EMEA Specialist Sales team, with responsibility for growing the adoption of Sustainable ETFs in the EMEA region, providing product expertise, competitive positioning and supporting analysis to drive iShares product selection.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience within the Sustainable Investing space and serve as a technical expert on ESG ETFs product suite and influence/oversee the crafting and delivery of product analysis for the EMEA client base. Ability to partner with teams across functions and aptitude to navigate the product set will be integral component to successfully engage with clients.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience in ESG research, client facing experience acquired via investment consulting or sales, broad sustainable product knowledge and investment systems expertise in order to effectively interface with client contacts as well as members of the iShares distribution, product and portfolio management teams. In addition to strong technical skills and product expertise, the role requires an understanding of the ETF sales process and client characteristics in EMEA. The candidate profile will require a combination of quantitative skills, ESG research expertise, strategic thinking, organizational agility and practical investment experience to ensure the effective partnership with clients and collaboration with generalist sales to win new business and/or deepen large existing relationships to grow the adoption of Sustainable ETFs in the EMEA region.
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