Associate, Latin America & Iberia Product Development Associate, Latin America & Iberia Product  …

BlackRock
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jun 19
Not Specified
BlackRock
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jun 19
Not Specified
About this role Description: Business Unit Overview: The Latin America group serves institutional and retail clients, including corporate and public pension plans; insurance companies; third-party mutual funds; corporations; official institutions; banks and all other financial intermediaries throughout the region. Professionals within the team work together

About this role

Description:

Business Unit Overview:

The Latin America group serves institutional and retail clients, including corporate and public pension plans; insurance companies; third-party mutual funds; corporations; official institutions; banks and all other financial intermediaries throughout the region. Professionals within the team work together to deliver a full range of asset management, risk management, and advisory services relevant to clients’ investment needs.

Job Purpose / Background:

The Product Analyst role is based in New York. The role is responsible for supporting all BlackRock Funds registered or listed in Latin America and ensuring that our internal teams and external partners are serviced at the highest level. The Product Analyst works closely with the Sales teams to ensure that the right investment vehicles are available to local investors. This candidate will also contribute to the successful delivery and ongoing maintenance of high quality passive / indexed products for the region. This role will provide an opportunity to be a key player in a strategic and dynamic environment that provides exposure to a wide variety of new product development, business processes and markets across the region.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Lead the approval process, including coordination within BlackRock and external partners, to facilitate the registration of BlackRock's funds with local pension fund regulators
  • Lead the cross-listing processes, including setting a listing pipeline and timelines in agreement with internal teams: Sales, Legal, Compliance, Marketing and Web
  • Implement procedures for registrations and listings, mitigating risks and considering regulatory obligations
  • Coordinate and manage relationship with index and product vendors
  • Communicate global product changes and launches that are relevant to the region
  • Generate annual reports of registered products for regulators in the region
  • Partner with other members of the LAI product team and other cross-functional teams to deliver new passive products to market and enhance the existing local ETF range.
  • Adapt existing products to regulatory and tax changes, revised market standards, vendor notifications and client feedback to ensure ongoing relevance and acceptance.

SKILLS:

An ideal candidate should have 2-5 years of experience and show the following qualities:

  • Spanish and/or Portuguese required
  • Strong project management experience, excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills with internal and external partners to deliver results
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to coordinate meetings and conduct effective briefings/presentations
  • Strong integrity and ethics
  • BA/BS in Finance, Economics or related field strongly preferred
  • Experience and understanding of exchange traded funds is a plus

About BlackRock

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.52 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/us/individual | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

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.



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