About this role
About The Team
Are you passionate about sustainability, markets and climate policy? Are you a high-energy team player who can think outside of the box? Then join BlackRock’s Sustainable & Transition Solutions team.
Joining BlackRock means become being a part of a community of smart, results-oriented people who are taking on some of the world’s most complex financial and sustainability challenges. Our founder-led culture has kept its feel — we work hard, we work as a team, and we work with purpose.
The Sustainable & Transition Solutions team is made up of some 30 people globally. We lead BlackRock’s sustainability and transition strategy. We drive cross-functional change. We support client and external engagement. And we power product ideation and embed sustainability expertise across the firm. This is a big deal; BlackRock managed $586 billion in sustainable assets as of end 2022.
About The Role
We are seeking a high-energy, self-motivated and organized Vice president / Director who is passionate about sustainability to join STS in a multi-faceted and dynamic role. The successful candidate will work in New York City across the STS client, strategy and strategy pillars:
Strategy & Transformation – sets firmwide sustainability strategy and drives cross-functional commercial, regulatory and reputational initiatives.
Client Engagement & Sales – drives the commercialization of our sustainable and transition strategies in partnership with sales teams and product strategists, including education agenda
Policy & External Engagement – partners with Policy pillar and External Affairs to engage on policies that affect sustainable investment strategies, product innovation and regulatory compliance.
The candidate will have the ability to build and expand their BlackRock network by working with many partner teams on projects of strategic importance, develop a wide breadth of skills.
Our team is the connective tissue on all things sustainable for BlackRock. We work closely with the Sustainable Investment Research & Analytics team within the BlackRock Investment Institute, Aladdin Sustainability Lab, Global Product Group, Global Client Business, External Affairs, Portfolio Management Group and EII to deliver whole portfolio solutions for our clients.
The Ideal Candidate Has Or Is
- 7+ years experience in investment management, product, client management or business management
- Thorough understanding of – and passion for – financial markets and sustainable investing as well as the commercial and regulatory sustainability landscape for asset management.
- Ability to build relationships with both senior business leaders and key staff who can move the needle.
- Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
- An energetic team player and driven self-starter, with a positive mind set and excellent work ethic.
- Ability to multitask and have attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
- Adaptable, versatile and reliable with a strong “can do” attitude.
For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $156,750 – $205,000. 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 current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.
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.
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