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Aladdin Business, Sustainability, Vice President

BlackRock
London, United Kingdom
Posted about 23 hours ago Permanent Competitive
Aladdin Business, Sustainability, Vice President
Description

About this role

Your team:

Being a part of BlackRock means being a part of a community of smart, results-oriented people who are pursuing some of the world's most sophisticated financial challenges. And our founder-led culture has maintained its results-oriented feel - we work hard, we work as a team, and we work with purpose.

Aladdin Sustainability drives the business development and client delivery of sustainability data, analytics and technology as a product for the firm and its clients. The group is part of the Aladdin Business (AB) and partners significantly with several groups across BlackRock like the Aladdin Sustainability Lab (ASL) - focus on the development and delivery of sustainability data, research, analytics, and technology as a product, the firm's FinTech business, Financial Markets Advisory (FMA), BlackRock Sustainable Investing, and our Risk and Investment Teams.

Your role:

Based in London, the Vice President will join the Aladdin Sustainability team to lead a series of strategic needs across the leadership team. These needs cover team and talent strategy, commercialization Go-To-Market project management and execution, program management, operating model definition and implementation to drive efficiency, clarity of roles and responsibilities. There is further scope to participate in market research, as well as assessing data and infrastructure management.

The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in highly visible sustainability-related projects at the firmwide level and to build a strong and diverse network across the firm. Given the broad scope of the Aladdin Sustainability platform, the candidate should feel comfortable working with teams across regions and engaging across functional areas.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate an interest in sustainable investing, the use of risk and analytics in investment management, global markets, investor needs, and industry dynamics broadly; a desire to work in a fast-paced environment with a dedication to excellence, attention to detail, and sense of urgency, especially under pressure and in preparation for high visibility engagements; high-energy, positive "can-do" demeanor, and an ability to work as a great team member across multiple time zones, accept substantial individual responsibility, and proactively build value for the team; the ability to manage complex, interdepartmental projects in a professional, inclusive, fast paced fashion; the ability to communicate effectively, even complex concepts; and mastery in the creation of documents (e.g., PowerPoint decks for meetings, business memos, etc.).

Key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Lead the development, design, and execution of ESG and Climate risk management-based solutions for clients, designing and executing tailored and ad-hoc investment and risk analysis, driving solutions to complex problems
  • Lead market, industry, and analytics-based use case discussion with prospects as part of the pre-sales process
  • Own GTM priorities for key client segments and partner with client and product teams to effectively engage clients
  • Provide commercial oversight to team members locally and partner with business leads in Aladdin Sustainability to deliver on client mandates
  • Contribute to or lead the formulation of thought leadership initiatives and publications, addressing industry challenges and showcasing Aladdin Sustainability capabilities and solutions
  • Participate in firm-wide analytics initiatives and/or strategic partner relationship initiatives
  • Design and lead engagement / road-show strategy for key modeling and analytics capabilities
  • Coordinate and communicate cross-functional activities and dependencies with partner teams across BlackRock, such as Aladdin Sustainability Lab, Business Development and the BlackRock Sustainable Investing team
  • Partnering with members of the Aladdin Sustainability and partner teams to prepare and curate content, build executive-level presentations, speeches, and talking points about platform development and sustainability-related topics with both clients and internal audiences (e.g., GEC, ExCos, etc.)
  • Mentor junior members of the Aladdin Sustainability team


You have:
  • 6+ years of experience in either investment management (Asset Management or Asset Owners), risk management, portfolio management solutions, consulting or investment banking
  • Ability to use data and clearly articulate complex ideas, both written and oral, to internal and external audiences across levels of seniority
  • Highly effective process and project management skills: coordination, execution, follow-up and attention to detail, proactively produce documents to track and report progress to partners
  • High degree of professional discretion, integrity and business judgment
  • Superior communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts simply and effectively to clients. Demonstrable leadership ability, via effective internal communications, stakeholder management and project management skills
  • CFA/FRM designation is desirable though not required
  • Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR), CFA ESG, or COSO ERM certificate, or equivalent, is desirable though not required
  • Keen interest in climate change and sustainability topics, financial markets and ability to comprehend the impact of market events
  • Knowledge of various analytics systems/tools and their underlying analytical models is desirable. Quantitative skills and familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint are a must
  • Enjoy a fast-paced, high-intensity environment. Work well as part of a team with minimal supervision. Well organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Keen client-focused spirit and willing to take on additional responsibility


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:

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, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

Job ID  R223011
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