About this role
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At June 30, 2023, BlackRock’s AUM was $https://9.4 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, ETF’s, and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through _BlackRock Solutions_®. As of June 30 2023, the firm had approximately 19,300 employees in 38 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at https://www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: https://www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
Business Unit Overview:
The iShares & Wealth RFP Team (“RFP”) plays a vital role in the effort to win new business for BlackRock’s iShares & Wealth businesses and liaises closely with colleagues across sales groups and portfolio management teams to deliver high quality, consistent and cohesive quantitative and qualitative information to prospective and existing clients. It also supports APAC and LATAM with their EMEA based pooled fund RFP’s and annual DDQ’s.
We are seeking a motivated professional to join the iShares & Wealth RFP team. Based in London, this role will support iSW and iShares product ranges and work in close collaboration with internal stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for writing and providing Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQ’s) upon request and coordinating the completion of new business Requests for Proposal (RFP’s). They will work closely with investment teams, sales teams, Legal and Compliance, and other stakeholders across business operations across BlackRocks. Part of the role will also involve updating and managing the teams RFP Database RFPio.
This role presents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to different areas of the business and gain a wealth of knowledge about the workings of BlackRock, its position in the market and the products we manage.
Experience & skills:
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; 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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.