Associate, Data & Analytics

at BlackRock in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


About this role

The HR Technology Platform team designs and delivers innovative solutions that enable the firm’s ambitious talent agenda, create an exemplary employee experience and yield insights at scale. This is a team of motivated technology professionals passionate for supporting the execution of critical human capital processes through best-in-class applications including ServiceNow and Workday.

As a Learning Platform Lead you will manage the governance, architecture and execution of Learning projects and provide on-going support to Talent Management and Talent Management Operations teams. You are the functional owner of BLK’s Learning Management System and BlackRock Academies’ Learning Experience Platform with following responsibilities:

+ Partner with Talent Management leadership and operations and HR Reporting teams to provide functional support for firmwide compliance trainings

+ Closely partner with TM Leadership and HR Reporting in defining, executing and delivering on BlackRock Academies’ data strategy

+ Work with HR reporting to design intuitive and user friendly learning reports and dashboards for managers and HR Business Managers/COOs

+ Partner with Talent Management leadership and other internal BLK businesses to extend Leaning Experience Platform to external BLK’s clients

+ Work with various learning content providers to build content catalog and learner tracking integrations with BlackRock’s LMS and LXP platforms

+ Partner with Talent Management Leadership and external vendors to enable mobile application for BlackRock Academies

+ Identify areas of automation in the Learning infrastructure and processes and engage Robotic Process Automation team to bring those ideas to life

+ Manage vendor relationships and ensure BlackRock’s learning platform requirements are pushed on product roadmap

+ Manage execution and change management for yearly product upgrades for LMS and LXP

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

+ Strong understanding of HR technology, processes and data

+ Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, and provide conclusions or approaches to the job

+ Must be able to interpret complex problems and formulate an opinion (i.e., can take a concept w/ basic directional guidance and map to a viable solution hypothesis)

+ Ability to synthesize project status (including progress relative to goals/timeline, as well as issues and risks)

+ Experience overseeing/directing resources outside of his/her span of control

+ Experience working with geographically distributed teams

+ Self-learner/proactively researches / demonstrates general interest in HR technology


+ Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

+ 3+ years of experience in Human Resources

+ Must have prior experience working with HR systems, with a preference for experience with Workday

+ Strong analytical skills with a strong attention to detail

+ Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to effectively address any issue in collaboration with others as appropriate; ability to proactively anticipate problems and opportunities and confidence to use initiative to pursue solutions

+ Extensive knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Ability to manage complex work within tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment

Our benefits

To 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.

About BlackRock

At 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.

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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.

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Job Posting: JC193951167

Posted On: Oct 03, 2021

Updated On: Dec 08, 2021