ETF Platform Innovation and Change | Associate | Wilmington ETF Platform Innovation and Change | Associate |  …

BlackRock
in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
ETF Platform Innovation and Change | Associate | Wilmington
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About this role

About BlackRock
Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success. With over USD $9 trillion of assets we have an outstanding responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.

About the team
You will be part of a team within BlackRock's Technology & Operations division that develops strategy and executes change initiatives central to our indexing and firm-wide growth aspirations and strategic priorities.

The team is playing a leading role on a strategic program to deliver a major transformation of BLK's ETF product operating model over the next several years. You will help define and deliver an operating model that can scale to support the next phase of growth across the ETF industry and ecosystem and work with business functions across BLK to design and implement the model.

We place tremendous focus on empowering and developing our people, improving their leadership and delivery skills and broadening their firm and industry knowledge.

About the role
As an Associate, you will lead and participate in diverse program activities. This will include:
  • Partnering with leadership to define elements of the operating model strategy and identify priorities
  • Using your creativity and initiative to develop high impact materials for communication and to inform decision making
  • Building project plans and running projects and workstreams
  • Leading agenda design and content preparation for regular and one-off executive updates and working sessions
  • Applying your leadership and presentation skills to define and execute a communications strategy to optimize program openness and connectivity


About you
  • 2+ years of experience in asset management or financial services
  • Familiarity with asset management middle and back office functions
  • An interest in ETFs and other exchange traded products
  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication
  • Confidence that you will flourish on a fast-paced and high-profile project
  • Prior experience on large projects
  • Strong collaboration skills and experience of working cross-functionally
  • Experience of successfully managing projects and influencing others
  • Intellectual curiosity and the desire to take initiative and deliver results
  • A reputation as a good communicator and the ability to distill complex concepts and information
  • Excellent attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Strong in MS Office skills - PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • BS/BA or higher


BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by 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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