BlackRock Managing Director, Project Management in New York, New York

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock at https://twitter.com/blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock .

Job Description:

Business Overview

BlackRock Platform Innovation (BPI) helps to manage some of the largest, most complex and highest value firm-wide projects that BlackRock undertakes. The BPI Team are change management experts who apply in-depth knowledge of Blackrock’s people, processes and technology to ensure concepts become reality. The BPI mission is to ensure a globally consistent operating model and platform across all investment, operating and client functions. BPI plays a critical role in the “connective tissue” between the various groups within BlackRock – we bring people together to overcome key challenges.

Position Description

The Platform Integration Managing Director will be responsible for ensuring BlackRock’s businesses have the necessary technology platform and sustainable operational processes to support an aggressive growth agenda. The candidate will lead a team responsible for assessing complex business/process issues, identifying actionable opportunities and designing solutions; all while ensuring that Aladdin is being fully leveraged and enhanced.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the firm’s senior leadership to help shape BlackRock’s platform strategy to maximize growth, scale and consistency.

  • Develop strategic roadmaps, execution plans, drive and deliver results

  • Build the bridge between current state and future state

  • Work closely with the COOs to define, manage and communicate platform priorities to development and operations teams.

  • Lead internal consulting teams that will engage on a wide range of projects that may include: complex fund launches or transformations, coordinating responses to large regulatory changes, supporting enterprise initiatives, launching innovations like “Provider Aladdin”, and designing business models to help transform critical areas.

  • Ensure key executives and stakeholders are kept informed and engaged

  • Accountability for critical controls including, but not limited to: permissions, regulatory engagement, audit, and business continuity

  • Partner with HR in the support of the Firms Inclusion & Diversity agenda

  • Ensure BPI continues one of the best people development platforms in all of BlackRock

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree equivalent, MBA preferred

  • 15+ years of experience in financial services or a related industry, including significant experience engaging with executive/c-suite level leadership

  • Extensive experience in business process re-engineering, change management and platform integration

  • Detailed understanding of Asset Management products, including but not limited to: Fixed Income, Equity, Derivatives and Alternatives

  • Significant and successful track record in driving and delivering complex and impactful strategic change programs

  • Experience navigating a complex matrix of accountability and stakeholders

  • Ability to clearly communicate objectives across a range of stakeholders and to articulate the rationale behind those goals.

  • Results driven individual with a high level of attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects at the same time

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.

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 criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.