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BlackRock Global Fund Services Associate - LON | BlackRock in London, United Kingdom

Global Fund Services Associate - LON | BlackRock

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R193940

Global Fund Services Associate – LON

London, GB

Business Management & Strategy

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future.

That’s why investors of all kinds have made us the world’s largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.

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About this role

BlackRock takes a dynamic approach to alternative investments, creating investment vehicles that increasingly capitalize on evolving opportunities in fast-changing markets. We offer clients strategies designed to provide returns with low correlations to the broad equity and bond markets, including private equity, real estate equity and debt, fund of hedge funds, single-strategy hedge funds, long-only absolute return strategies, commodities and structured products.

Do you strive to implement the highest corporate governance standards? Would you like to use your know-how to make a difference day in and day out at the world's largest asset manager? Look no further! BlackRock is seeking an Associate within Fund Board Governance based in Luxembourg. We know how it feels to be valued every single day, and be recognized! At BlackRock we strive to empower our employees and actively engage in everyone's success. With over USD $6 trillion of assets we have a fiduciary responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being. Join us and experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference.

As a Corporate Governance Authority, you will work closely with internal asset management teams and business partners to ensure communications operate effectively and to the highest standards.

Responsibilities

  • Balance the business of a range of corporate entities by crafting agendas, preparing and distributing Board packs, completing matters arising and minutes and the monitoring Board delegations policies;

  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with the Chairpersons and Directors of each entity for which you are responsible;

  • Management of shareholder meetings where appropriate;

  • Ensure that submissions are of a high standard and are suitable to provide to the Board and address key items;

  • Updating company records (both internal and Blueprint) and preparing templates, as well as reviewing and drafting documents and procedures;

  • Preparation of minutes and matters arising for the Boards or Committees;

  • Assist in ensuring that all terms of references are reviewed and updated (if required) on a regular basis and advising on corporate governance risks;

  • Support the strong governance and control framework in place across BlackRock Europe by adherence to the processes and procedures to meet all regulatory and statutory obligations;

  • Actively work to develop and improve various processes and controls in response to regulatory and industry changes, and as directed by the Boards and the business;

  • Providing input and advice to the business and directors with regard to Board governance matters.

Experience

  • Qualified Company Secretary experience but not a pre-requisite;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (strong minute taking ability required);

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with flexibility to adapt to shifting time expectations;

  • Highly organized, attention to detail and with excellent personal time management

  • Ability to build positive connections across the business, operations and suppliers at all levels of management up to and including Board of Director level;

  • Ability to make presentations in person or by conference calls, draft clear and detailed reports;

  • Familiarity and experience with Blueprint Software is an advantage;

  • Deep understanding and interest in investment instruments and markets is a plus;

Manager Comments

Other

  • Travel : No

  • Direct Reports: No

  • Licenses: No

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. 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 September 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock at https://twitter.com/blackrock |

Blog: www.blackrockblog.com at https://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.

Job requisition #

R193940

Team background

Our team is charged with transforming BlackRock to lead in an ever-changing world by providing business analysis and corporate strategy guidance, including informing management decision-making and communicating with external stakeholders.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and its supplement here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf . The pay transparency policy is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

BlackRock is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Disability.Assistance@blackrock.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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