Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#7908

Vice President, Talent Acquisition, BlackRock


BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. 

Job Description:
At BlackRock, we are building a world class HR team. Human Resources provides a broad range of services, programs and products to BlackRock employees and business managers. Human Resources manages its operations through a combination of business alignment, cross-business services and functional specialities. Our Talent Acquisition function consists of Lateral, Campus and Executive Sourcing teams who are responsible for sourcing and hiring the best talent in the market as cost effectively and efficiently as possible.

Job Purpose/Background:
The Exec Recruiter will be part of the APAC Talent Acquisition Team, which is spread across Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and India. The successful candidate will be accountable for Executive Recruiting needs of the various business units in the region. He/she will be responsible for leadership recruitment while ensuring all recruitment processes are adhered to for the business unit aligned. He/she will also be responsible in connecting to the Global Talent Acquisition team and supporting global initiatives on an ongoing basis. This role will be based in Hong Kong

Key Responsibilities:

  • Extensive liaison with Hiring Managers, Suppliers, Candidates and HR stakeholders to ensure Blackrock sources the best candidates in a timely and cost effective way - leveraging market knowledge to offer superior advice on hiring approach and best execution.
  • Deployment of direct sourcing techniques including leveraging employee referrals, job board advertising, and searching proprietary/external databases and social media for qualified candidates.
  • Management of recruitment agencies and/or external search partners where appropriate.
  • Advise the Business on best in class assessment methodology including supporting the businesses with relevant market data, insights and analytics as appropriate.
  • Help to promote “Internal First" culture by discussing internal talent options with hiring managers and being highly responsive to internal candidates.
  • Work with Business Managers, Finance Officers, HR Business Partners and Compensation specialists to manage hiring plans, obtain appropriate hiring approvals and execute recruitment strategy.
  • Design and deliver business specific hiring data/reports and presentations to inform and influence the business.
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects within Talent Acquisition and across HR.

Knowledge/ Experience Required:

  • The ideal candidate should have at least 12 yrs of experience in Talent Acquisition having handled senior recruitment. Exposure to recruitment in countries like China, Japan and Korea is highly desirable.
  • Thorough understanding of hiring in domains like Asset Management, Technology & Analytics is a must have
  • Experience of working in a complex/matrix business structure is a pre-requisite for the role.
  • Exposure to executive search practices and techniques is highly beneficial – including the ability to approach senior candidates directly and provide ad-hoc mapping and market intelligence.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of candidate closing skills/techniques.
  • Experience of setting and communicating strategy, and a track record of delivering results.
  • The ability to consult with and influence senior management.


  • Superior influencing, stakeholder and relationship management skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • A strong team ethic is key.
  • A strong team player.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities while delivering high results.

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Job ref no. CT3114387-01#7908
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Job Function
  • 12 years - 17 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
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