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Vice President, Executive Search Consultant

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Blackrock, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

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 June 30, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.3 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: | LinkedIn:

Job Description:

Vice President, Executive Search Consultant

Business Unit Overview:

The BlackRock Executive Search Team (BEST) is a high performing global team that support Managing Director and strategic Director hiring across the BlackRock franchise. Since 2012, we have completed hundreds of assignments across all of BlackRock's business units and have outperformed or equaled our retained providers on nearly all of our other KPI's (diversity, time-to-hire, etc.) while saving the firm in excess of $45mm in retained search fee's.

Role Description:

The Executive Search Consultant will be responsible for independently leading a high-touch and world-class end-to-end executive recruitment and search process for all Director & Managing Director level searches.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee a high-touch cradle-to-grave recruiting process that includes research, sourcing, assessment, offer negotiation, closing and onboarding oversight

  • Meet or exceed hiring and cost avoidance goals while proactively building a diverse pipeline of top talent

  • Sourcing qualified candidates for open roles and maintaining a pipeline via market mapping, conducting research and leveraging additional recruiting tools

  • Heavy emphasis on creative direct sourcing of external talent

  • Managing search firm relationships/leveraging agency expertise (albeit very limited)

  • Providing consultative support to senior business and HR stakeholders, sharing relevant market insights and competitive intelligence

  • Capture and report on key metrics that show results, trends and opportunities in key talent markets and supported business

  • Partnering with the HR Executives & Talent Management to support critical succession planning needs

  • Meet new/recent hires to leverage referrals and competitor intelligence

  • Responsible for timely production and delivery of search progress reports to internal clients

  • Regular update meetings and frequent communication throughout the recruitment process

  • Share manager/stakeholder feedback and appropriately disposition all candidate

  • Ensure CRM database is updated to reflect all contact with target candidates.


  • 10+ years (or commensurate track record) of executive level recruiting and research experience

  • Majority of experience should be spent working within a fast past financial services or reputable executive search firm

  • Proven success with direct sourcing; ability to utilize research resources, networks and cold-calling to deliver candidates

  • Communicates with a level of gravitas and sophistication to collaborate with, and influence senior-level candidates, hiring managers and HR colleagues

  • Track record of effectively negotiating and closing senior-level hires; including complex compensation and offer terms

  • Strong relationship skills with the ability to build partnerships with clients, HR colleagues and vendors

  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently in a dynamic environment of change, challenge, sensitive deadlines and competing priorities

  • Strong project management with ability to manage complex assignments and multiple searches while delivering a high level of customer service

  • Commercial and entrepreneurial self-starter

  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills, including strong influencing, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • Undergraduate degree required

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 criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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Vice President, Executive Search Consultant

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