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|Associate / Vice President | Sustainable Indexing Specialist - APAC ETF Products | Singapore|
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/19/2022
Expire Date: 07/23/2022
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Associate / Vice President | Sustainable Indexing Specialist - APAC ETF Products | Singapore|
About this role
About BlackRock and EII
BlackRock’s ETFs and Index Investments Team (EII) manages over $3.2 trillion across global developed markets, emerging markets, commodities and real estate investment trusts as Exchange Traded Funds. We lead ETF industry with innovation and expertise for more than two decades and offer all investors, transparent and cost-efficient access to a broad range of asset classes and markets. In APAC, we currently offer ETFs in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore, for the local investor base as well as global investors, who want to trade in Asian time-zone.
Role Description and Responsibilities
The APAC EII Product Team manage and monitor the iShares ETF investment vehicles for our clients. The team also drives our strategic product initiatives across asset classes and the adoption of iShares index solutions by our clients, by engaging with internal and external partners in the region as well as globally.
We are seeking a high-energy, self-motivated Associate / Vice President with sustainability acumen and analytical expertise to join the team, reporting into the APAC head of Sustainable for the ETF and Index Investment business, and based in Singapore.
Your role and impact:
This person will serve as a sustainable indexing expert and contribute to several workstreams including growing the adoption of sustainable ETFs/IMFs and mandates by APAC clients, providing product expertise, driving education and local thought leadership, and assisting in local product innovation. This role will partner directly with Sales and across Marketing, BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI), the firm’s sustainable investment strategies platform, and the overall EII business.
The successful candidate is to have demonstrated investment product experience within the Sustainable Investing space. From the Sustainable standpoint this would include having a broad sustainable product knowledge with proven experience in ESG research and being able to serve as a technical expert on the global iShares ESG ETFs product suite. The ability to partner with teams across functions and aptitude to navigate the product set will be crucial to successfully engage with our clients.
The candidate’s profile will require a combination of client facing skills, quantitative skills, ESG research expertise, writing skills strategic thinking, organizational agility and practical investment experience to ensure the effective partnership with clients and collaboration with generalist sales teams to win new business and/or deepen large existing relationships to grow the adoption of Sustainable ETFs in the APAC region.
Qualifications / Experience Required:
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.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.