Director - Aladdin Business, Implementation Project Manager Director - Aladdin Business, Implementation  …

BlackRock
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Sep 19
Not Specified
BlackRock
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Sep 19
Not Specified
About this role About BlackRock Solutions BlackRock Inc. is a preeminent global firm, providing investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and individual investors around the world. BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with access to the intellectual capital, risk analytics and investment platform

About this role

About BlackRock Solutions

BlackRock Inc. is a preeminent global firm, providing investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and individual investors around the world. BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with access to the intellectual capital, risk analytics and investment platform used to support BlackRock's asset management business. By combining sophisticated risk analytics and investment systems with capital markets and business process expertise, BlackRock Solutions helps clients address a variety of risk management and investment process challenges. BlackRock Solutions’ Aladdin® platform is an operating system for investment managers that combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making, effective risk management, efficient trading and operational scale.

The Aladdin Implementation Group is responsible for the installation and deployment of Aladdin at BlackRock Solutions clients.  Aladdin implementations are high profile initiatives which require team members to have senior level exposure and play an active role in transforming client organizations; a typical Aladdin implementation is at least as much about processes and implementing change as it is about technology. We help clients achieve challenging strategic objectives which range from streamlining operations to integrating business lines to modernizing their overall investment process.  BlackRock’s implementation model is unique in the sense that we take full responsibility for the client going live on our solution.  It also means that we develop a true partnership with our clients that continues to grow post go live.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with the client's senior management team and key stakeholders (e.g. Chief Investment Officer, Head Portfolio Managers, Head of Operations, Chief Technology Officer).
  • Provide strong leadership for the Aladdin client relationship
  • Provide project oversight as a program director and ensure that projects are being delivered to plan
  • Coordination of project resources across multiple functional areas and locations
  • Have in-depth knowledge of Aladdin functionality and workflows, Provide guidance to clients on market best practices and ensure clients take full advantage of the suite of Aladdin products and tools
  • Work closely with the client and Aladdin Product Managers to support client development needs
  • Participate in Aladdin business development activities assisting in system validations and due diligence meetings with prospective clients

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of the buy-side investment management process is preferred but having a deep understanding of investment risk management platforms is a must
  • Outstanding academic achievement, CFA is a plus
  • Superior communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts simply and clearly to clients
  • Well organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities with a hands on approach
  • Past experience in implementing financial management systems at external clients site (portfolio/trading systems, risk platforms, operation tools)
  • Familiarity with capital markets instruments (equities, fixed income, derivatives)
  • Excellent creative, analytical and computer skills with an entrepreneurial approach to large, complex projects (SQL experience a plus)

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. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate  | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | 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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