Associate, Benefits Associate, Benefits …

in New York, NY
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in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Associate, Benefits

About this role

Team Overview

BlackRock's Global Benefits Strategy team's mission is to help our employees thrive in every aspect of their lives. We offer industry-leading benefits so that our colleagues and their loved ones can stay healthy, achieve their personal and financial goals, and be at their best.

The team is dedicated to delivering benefits and resources that create an inclusive "One BlackRock" employee experience. We strive to recognize the unique needs of each of our colleagues to support their health and well-being and set them up for success.

The Role

Reporting to the Americas Head of Benefits Strategy, this role will provide strategic, project management, communications and vendor management for BlackRock's employee well-being programs in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, including programs supporting physical, financial and emotional well-being.

The ideal candidate will be a resourceful team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment. He/she will:

  • Take ownership for a portfolio of employee benefits programs across BlackRock's health plans, life and disability insurances, retirement and financial wellness programs

  • Partner closely with business partners across BlackRock's HR organization and other internal groups (e.g., Legal, Tax, Controllers, Procurement, Risk Management, Internal Communications) to build and manage project plans and drive strategic initiatives forward

  • Stay current with leading benefit practices, develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and execute employee communications and engagement strategies to meet targets for employee benefits awareness and adoption

  • Monitor benefit utilization and employee feedback to drive continuous program optimization

  • Work with colleagues and consultants to help coordinate RFP's, vendor selection and onboarding of new benefits programs and providers, including building the business case

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to respond to, research and resolve benefit inquiries

  • Monitor and document regional programs and processes to ensure compliance with internal guidelines and country regulatory requirements

  • Partner with Benefits Operations and global benefits leads on vendor management and risk mitigation strategies; put in place controls and document processes to minimize associated risk

  • Create communication campaigns, including drafting content, partnering with internal stakeholders and managing the project plan


  • 3-5 years of work experience in a role incorporating benefits design, strategy, communication and engagement

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills; able to develop relationships with people at all levels of the organization and a broad base of stakeholders

  • Strong project management and organization skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to perform detailed analysis of problems and identify resolutions; understands when and how to escalate issues to manage risk

  • Advanced computer literacy: Advanced Microsoft Office/PowerPoint/Excel skills a requirement

  • Results-oriented; successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks while maintaining quality of work

  • Strong communication, presentation, and influencing skills and the ability to deliver exceptional client service

  • Fiduciary mindset, passionate about creating an exemplary employee experience

  • Able to thrive in a global and/or virtual work environment where teams may be spread amongst multiple locations

  • Ability to handle confidential information

  • Strong interest in and knowledge of benefits and well-being leading practices a plus.

  • Spanish language skills a plus

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.
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