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BlackRock Associate, Corporate Strategy in Sydney, Australia

Associate, Corporate Strategy


Business Management & StrategyNew South WalesSydney,Requisition #: R191576


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Associate, Corporate Strategy


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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 | Twitter: @blackrock at | Blog: | LinkedIn: .

Job Description:

Job Description

Functional Title of Role: Corporate Strategy, Analyst/ Associate

Location: Sydney, Australia

BlackRock Company Description:

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At September 30, 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 September 30, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in 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 at | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: at | LinkedIn:

Job purpose/Background

The primary duties of the role will be to support the Australian executive team comprising the CEO, COO and other members of the executive committee in formulating and executing strategies to grow the Australian franchise. The role will be wide ranging reflecting the breadth of the executive roles you will be supporting, covering product strategy, sales strategy, and operational strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the analytics for Australia and business specific strategy projects

  • Lead the research that informs Australia strategy development through utilizing a range of data sources on investment markets and competitor intelligence and translate that into analytical summaries

  • Quantitative analyses and financial modeling of initiatives

  • Synthesize quantitative and qualitative data points into insights and recommendation summaries.

  • Conduct interviews with senior business heads and perform qualitative analyses

  • Assist in synthesizing and presenting recommendations to drive decision making process

  • Coordinate efforts and develop relationships among various BlackRock teams to ensure efficient execution of projects

  • Participate in implementation of initiatives and changes where appropriate

  • Provide ongoing analytics, communications and project management support for the Australian Executive team

Skills and Experience:

  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in financial services or management consulting

  • Degree in commerce, economics, finance or business related discipline

  • Strong analytical skills: able to gather and synthesize information from ambiguous sources, draw conclusions and summarize issues for an executive audience

  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrates curiosity around macro trends and investment markets

  • Excellent written, oral & interpersonal communication skills

  • An effective team player, able to work with people of all levels across the organization

  • Strong interest in the investment management business and industry

  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast paced, complex matrix structured organisation. Proven capability to develop and leverage effective stakeholder relationships.

  • Able to work under pressure, often to time specific deadlines with relative autonomy

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