Lending Product Strategist, Associate
About this role
INTRODUCTION TO SECURITIES LENDING
The Global Securities Lending business is part of BlackRock’s Global Lending and Liquidity group, which also includes the Cash Management team. Global Lending and Liquidity is part of BlackRock’s Portfolio Management Group (PMG). Along with other Investment teams, Global Securities Lending helps our clients solve their investment challenges and strives to deliver persistent, long-term investment performance. Our investment professionals manage over $300 billion in loans and benefit from the resources of a world-class technology firm that is differentiated by a team approach, integrated research, and risk management. Everyone at BlackRock has a role to play in leading the firm’s future growth. We believe that diverse teams with complementary strengths are critical to our success.
Your role and responsibilities
The Product Strategy team plays a critical role in the Securities Lending business by working directly with BlackRock’s clients and key partners to help improve understanding of the securities lending market, increase client utilization of lending products as well as helping drive the strategic direction of BlackRock’s Securities Lending business. We are seeking an ASSOCIATE WITHIN SECURITIES LENDING PRODUCT STRATEGY. The successful candidate will help us achieve this mission through client service and collaboration with colleagues and partners across the firm.
Provide quantitative and qualitative analyses to assist the securities lending business and our clients
Work with data and technology to help interpret trends, build reporting and craft commentary for clients and internal teams
Lead and collaborate on data analytic projects, build strategic tools and create visualization dashboards, both independently and in partnership with other teams
Partner with data and technology teams to build strategic tools and dashboards
Contribute to critical business initiatives that drive future client and revenue growth opportunities for our lending products
Apply writing skills to respond to client and consultant queries and RFPs, as well as producing market talking points and commentaries
Help with the creation of innovative and dynamic marketing content and presentation materials for internal and external audiences, including client account reviews and pitches
Collaborate with sales channels, portfolio management and strategy teams, as well as other internal partners to provide One BlackRock client service
University degree and a clear passion for BlackRock, financial markets and client service
Associates are employees who generally have at least three years of relevant work experience
Good interpersonal skills and someone that enjoys building and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and partners across the organization
Creative mentality that enjoys telling dynamic stories through words and visuals
Analytical individual who enjoys working closely with data, technology, and other people, and is also comfortable pursuing new ways to solve problems while also enjoying thinking from a big picture strategic viewpoint as well
Hands-on practical experience with programming languages such as SQL and Python as well as visualization tools such as Tableau and PowerPI are strongly preferred
For California only the salary range for this position is $118,750 – $140,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.
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.
Our hybrid work model
BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at 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.
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.
We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.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.