BlackRock Aladdin Programme Manager – London, UK

Axxsys is a growing consultancy, building on a strong Front Office experience in Asset Management and Wealth Management Advisory and Consultancy Services.  Axxsys are looking for a Senior Programme Manager with BlackRock Aladdin Project Management experience.  The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate working closely within a business, implementing Aladdin or a similar solution for a large Asset Manager, and provided oversight for aspects of the implementation.

We are looking for Associates to fill this position.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to oversee a large Aladdin implementation, and co-ordinate numerous workstreams to achieve the goal of implementation.
  • To effectively put in place strong governance, and identify key stakeholders to enable the programme effectively within the organisation, and to run key Steering Groups and Working Groups to formulate communication within the organisation.
  • To have experience of working with BlackRock Solutions and effectively understand the method of Business Process Reviews, and facilitate them for the client.
  • To hire key Subject Matter Experts that are missing from the Programme Team and to support them to provide effective and immediate value to the client.
  • To monitor the programme execution daily and to own and resolve issues that will arise during the execution of change and testing.
  • To facilitate a decommissioning programme alongside the implementation, to ensure the efficiencies expected as part of the implementation are realised.
  • Degree educated with Science or Mathematical background.
  • 10 years’ experience in Investment Management environment.
  • Business Analysis, Consultancy experience within a Project Management Office or Technology department.
  • Experience of Aladdin, and the many sub systems as part of the hosted solution and to have experience dealing with BlackRock solutions would be viewed favourably.
  • Ability to clearly articulate in both verbal and written form status of the delivery, to all levels of the organisations.
  • International Travel will be required as well.
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