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BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI), LatAm Lead for Americas Sustainable Investing Solutions, VP/Director

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About This Role


Your Team

Being a part of BlackRock means being a part of a community of hard-working, results-oriented people who are taking on some of the world’s most complex financial and sustainability challenges. And our founder-led culture has maintained its entrepreneurial feel — we work hard, we work as a team, and we work with purpose.

BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI) is at the forefront of redefining the financial services industry towards a more sustainable future. Today, BSI consists of over 50 people globally who are passionate about identifying drivers of long-term returns associated with environmental, social and governance issues, integrating sustainable data and insights throughout BlackRock’s investment processes through Aladdin, and crafting innovative investment solutions that address clients’ environmental and social objectives alongside their financial objectives.

Your Role And Responsibilities

We are seeking a high-energy, self-motivated, organized VP or Director who is passionate about sustainability to join the BSI team’s Americas Solutions pillar!

As of March 31st, 2022, the global sustainable platform has close to $500B in AUM across screened, broad ESG, Thematic ESG, and Impact funds. The Sustainable Platform Strategist will be responsible for helping to build and scale the sustainable platform in the Americas, and specifically lead our Latin America efforts.

Responsibilities Include

This role reports to the Head of Sustainable Investment Solutions for Americas and will primarily focus on developing the sustainable commercial strategy for the Latin America region, by driving client engagement, developing new sustainable solutions, delivering sales trainings and briefings, and supporting the work with policy makers.

LatAm Commercial Strategy Development and Sales Enablement

  • Partner with country leads, product businesses, regional strategy, and other partners to develop commercial strategy by both market and product type
  • Build regionally focused thought leadership and product collateral to scale outreach
  • Act as point of contact for all internal education around sustainable investing

LatAm Client and External Engagement

  • Engage with Latin America clients across institutions and wealth on sustainability initiatives and represent the sustainable investing platform
  • Represent and promote BlackRock at client conferences and industry events and with the media
  • Communicate and engage with a broad set of non-client stakeholders (such as, industry organizations and policy makers)

LatAm Sustainable Product Strategy and Innovation

  • Drive the development of sustainable products across the region
  • Support bringing the global platform to the LatAm region

Global Sustainable Platform

  • Contribute to select global sustainable platform projects that cuts across the broader business
  • Support commercial activity in US and Canada as needed

You Have

We are looking for a phenomenal complement to our team to accelerate the growth of BlackRock’s sustainable platform.

  • 8+ years of relevant financial services or investment management, preferably with emphasis in sustainable investing
  • Deep understanding of LatAm client landscape
  • Experience with sustainable investment solutions strongly preferred, including familiarity with ESG data providers and analytics
  • Excellent written communication skills: white papers, senior level memos and/or executive level presentations
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; able to communicate, influence and partner at all seniority levels and across functional areas
  • Strong analytical, creative, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills and ability to navigate multiple workstreams across several partner groups simultaneously
  • BA/BS from an accredited university
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred
  • MBA or CFA preferred
  • Series 7 and 63 highly desired, must be attained within six months of hire if not already licensed

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.

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.

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.

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