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Aladdin Business, Project Manager, Associate

Company: Blackrock, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionAbout this roleYou will be part of the Aladdin Client Transformation (ACT) team for eFront's regional Practice in North America. As a member of the BlackRock family, eFront is on a path of exciting growth and development. The team is committed to increasing BlackRock's exposure to Alternative Investments and providing new standards for Alternative Investments system implementation. We are proud to be pioneering thought leadership and innovative solutions in this space. You will integrate a multifaceted and fast-growing team within the Client Services department to play a key role in driving the expansion of eFront solutions!The project manager will be dedicated to an upgrade project and will be responsible in securing the proper delivery of the upgrade projects as a member of the CUE (Center of Upgrade Expertise).Manage pipeline of upgrades:

  • Work with Aladdin Client Engagement team to help drive client upgrades.
  • Present and articulate the value of the CUE to potential clients.
  • Participate into the sales cycle to build and present services value proposition to the prospects.
  • Create and work with clients to refine Upgrade Statement of Work (SOW).Effective overall responsibility for project management:
    • Create and manage project plan, timeline, budget, forecast, etc. leveraging internal tools (FrontPilot, Smartsheet, Retain
    • Resource planning for necessary stakeholders in collaboration with Resource Management and other Upgrade Managers.
    • Manage clients through upgrade planning and execution. Lead client meetings.
    • Manage and communicate all deviations from plan
    • Conduct project meetings, collaborate with project team members to build consensus on challenging issues
    • Build/design in collaboration with the Upgrade Consultants the testing plan according to our clients' requirements: Smoke testing, Business Process Testing, API tests, UI tests, Load and Performance tests
    • Communicate requirements and actively set & manage expectations to ensure all team members and stakeholders (QA resources, Implementation Consultants, SL3, CloudOps, Aladdin Product Group, etc.) are accountable for their role in the project's overall success.
    • Prioritize tasks and manage issue resolution and/or escalation.Contribute to the project delivery:
      • Contribute to the Knowledge Base (Known issues by version against upgrade in client environment). Can contribute to fixing issues in configuration.
      • Can contribute to reviewing Customizations and Interfaces
      • Can contribute to running the testing tool with the QA consultants, identify issues, fixes or workarounds
      • Ensure document output from test phases are built and shared with clientsContribution to the team:
        • Monitor and control projects by actively identifying, tracking, managing, mitigating and resolving project issues and risks - provide the requested internal and external reporting
        • Suggest process improvements.
        • Suggest material improvements: documents, presentations, etc.
        • Participate to the continuous innovative development plan of the CUE value proposition (eg. Participate in build out of automated testing tools)
        • 3-6 years of relevant work experience is preferredOur benefitsTo help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.Our hybrid work modelBlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.About BlackRockAt BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.For additional information on BlackRock, please visit -- Instagram: - Twitter: - LinkedIn: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.

Keywords: Blackrock, Inc., San Francisco , Aladdin Business, Project Manager, Associate, Executive , San Francisco, California

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