About this role
BlackRock manages a total of USD 250 bln for clients based in The Netherlands. The Dutch office consists mainly of business development and servicing professionals. Out of the USD 250 bln AuM, approximately USD 40 bln is managed by BlackRock Netherlands B.V. as the Dutch MiFID regulated entity that provides investment management services to institutional clients (in the following ‘BNBV’). The Dutch business of BlackRock has a presence in Amsterdam (60 staff) and Eindhoven (10 staff).
Within the Amsterdam-based Business Management team, an opportunity has arisen to join us in the role of Vice President responsible for Platform Oversight for BlackRock Netherlands BV. This is a unique opportunity for an individual with a strong organizational and risk aware background to take ownership of the overall oversight framework of our Dutch regulated entity, partnering across the firm on wide-ranging topics and challenges. This role will be supporting the governance framework of BlackRock Netherlands BV and oversee operational processes carried out by both internal and external service providers to ensure the BlackRock Netherlands BV remains fully compliant with MiFID and applicable regulations.
Oversight and due diligence have become central to the functioning of investment firms. The VP Platform Oversight will be responsible for the oversight and due diligence framework of BlackRock Netherlands BV, ensuring a proper in control setting for the regulated entity. This is a cross-functional role, requiring coordination across disciplines as Legal, Compliance, Risk Management, Finance, Tax, Investment Oversight, Operations and Technology. The role is critical to monitor and challenge the various service providers of BlackRock Netherlands BV, seeking to improve service delivery by BlackRock Netherlands BV to its end-clients. In addition, the position will play a key role in managing regulatory change processes, in close alignment with Legal & Compliance. Finally, for the area of responsibilities will also include the organization of meetings of the BlackRock Netherlands BV Board of Directors, preparing the agenda, supporting the relevant specialists to bring their conclusions and recommendations to the Board.
In addition to platform oversight responsibility for BlackRock Netherlands BV, the VP Platform Oversight will also be responsible for wider governance and control activities, performed in The Netherlands, across the across the client business channels of Institutional, Retail and EII Index.
Overall ownership of day to day in-control setting of regulated entity BlackRock Netherlands BV
Develop and implement the Framework for Monitoring Delegated Services for BlackRock Netherlands BV
Responsible for Board Governance BlackRock Netherlands BV
Coordinate and implement firm wide governance and control initiatives
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 @blackrock | Blog: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
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