Global Business Manager - Fundamental Equities Global Business Manager - Fundamental Equities …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Nov 21
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Nov 21
Global Business Manager - Fundamental Equities

About this role

Fundamental Equities sits within BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group (PMG), which encompasses Fundamental and Systematic investing across Fixed Income, Equities and Multi-Asset Strategies.

The Fundamental Equities (FE) business is a key division at BlackRock with over $253bn of assets under management, across 100+ strategies and over 220+ investment professionals. FE use traditional analytics to pick stocks and assemble coherent, deliberate and diversified portfolios. Through cutting edge technology, sophisticated models and embedded research, our investment management approach provides superior performance for our clients and is an important part of the BlackRock brand.

FE is seeking an individual with solid technical knowledge, experience in the investment industry and a proven track record of successful execution and achieving results. The candidate will become a member of the Business Management team in New York directly supporting the global FE platform. Key team responsibilities encompass strategic planning, budgeting, identifying and implementing business process efficiencies, policy oversight, and management reporting for senior leadership.

The candidate will report to the Global COO of Fundamental Equities and will be responsible for: 1) Managing the general business management operations, 2) assisting with the execution of strategic initiatives and projects, 3) driving global process standardization, and 4) leading other global Fundamental Equity initiatives.

This position is a multi-faceted role, which requires interaction with many key stakeholders, including BlackRock senior management, Portfolio Management, Trading, Product Strategy, Finance, Business Operations and Legal & Compliance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing the general business management operations including budget, expense and headcount management and assist with financial planning.
  • Coordinate and monitor business Operating Plans including business goals, objectives and metrics in partnership with key FE leaders and other stakeholders.
  • Act as lead on projects for the platform that relate to portfolio management, investment and business process that improve controls, mitigate risk, manage costs and increase efficiencies.
  • Manage the communication and connectivity agenda (content and logistics) for meetings, presentations and town halls globally.
  • Defining and Driving Platform Management: develop and execute action plans for key business objectives and focus areas, bridging current and future state
  • Liaise between FE teams and various internal technology groups to build various scalable tech solutions, ultimately resulting in the streamlining of investment processes through collaboration and innovation
  • Policy & Process: promote and monitor necessary training on firm, business and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Ad hoc Requests: assist team with data requests, trainings and demos, business continuity efforts, etc.
  • Assist with coordination of the FE Graduate & Intern programs globally
  • Provide support for business continuity exercises (BCP), recovery strategies and other platform initiatives
  • Coordination with Desktop Technology, Space Planning and other business support teams on change management initiatives.
  • Draft ad hoc communications, presentation materials, and talking points on behalf of team leadership

Skills & Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in financial services with knowledge of equities, derivatives, product development, and / or corporate strategy functions
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills including the ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and coordinate presentations across multiple business lines
  • Strong financial, quantitative and data analysis abilities
  • Sound judgment, maturity, professionalism and discretion
  • Attention to detail and the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and under tight deadlines
  • Strong academic background with a degree in Finance, Economics or related field; MBA a plus
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; programming skills or database knowledge a plus
  • A strong understanding of equity capital markets; fixed income and commodities knowledge a plus

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, disability, 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.

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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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