BlackRock Project Management VP in Wilmington, Delaware

Description:

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), 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 December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 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 www.blackrock.com at http://www.blackrock.com/ | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com at http://www.blackrockblog.com/ | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

The mission of the Business Operations Change Management is to provide resources and thought leadership to ensure successful implementation of the strategic change agenda across Business Operations globally. To support that mission we are seeking a Project Manager to help lead the design and implementation of strategic, cross-functional initiatives across the firm.

Role Responsibility:

  • Execution of strategic projects – setup appropriate project governance, develop the global plan, lead collaboration between departments, oversee business requirements, ensure appropriate testing, and successful implementation

  • Own various program organizational activities such as risk and issue monitoring, status reporting and governance co-ordination

  • This candidate will represent the needs of the business throughout the project lifecycle, providing expertise and working knowledge of various business operations processes

  • The individual must be able to work in a fast paced environment, manage multiple tasks, and work well under pressure

  • Prior experience in financial services IT life cycle, understanding the change implications and execution model needed in the financial services regulatory environment

  • Additionally, the candidate should be able to develop, mentor and motivate a team of project managers at varied levels of experience and set a high bar for project delivery

Experience:

  • Strong project management experience (15 years) and understanding of capital markets, asset classes (equities, fixed income and derivatives) and relevant market regulations

  • Ability to coach and mentor a team; remove road blocks and help them identify personal developmental goals

  • Self-motivated with strong sense of ownership, assertive follow-through and organizational skills; does not require close supervision

  • Ability to perform well under pressure, adapt to change, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and influencing skills; can think and solve above and beyond the problem at hand

  • Experience in business process analysis, design and implementation. Strong analytical, creative and problem-solving skills

  • Comfortable working with stakeholders at all levels of the business and ability to clearly communicate objectives and to articulate the rationale behind those goals.

  • Familiarity with Clarity as a project management tool is desired. Familiarity with Aladdin products a plus

  • PMP / Six Sigma certification nice to have

  • The ideal candidate would be someone who enjoys a challenge, is creative, is a self-starter and is comfortable with a steep learning curve while gaining subject matter expertise, and has the ability to help frame and communicate complex issues in a simple and concise way

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

Job Function: Operations

Organization: Tech & Ops-Business Operations

Title: Project Management VP

Primary Location: Americas-United States-Wilmington

Requisition ID: 173062

Other Locations: Americas-United States-San Francisco, Americas-United States-New York

Job Posting: Oct 12, 2017, 11:06:36 AM

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