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Insurance Strategist - APAC Insurance Solutions | Vice President | Singapore

BlackRock
Singapore
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
Insurance Strategist - APAC Insurance Solutions | Vice President | Singapore
Description

About this role

Team Overview

The Global Insurance Solutions team is a specialist, product agnostic investment strategy and structuring team which focuses on insurance clients and serves the entire BlackRock platform. The team is comprised of Insurance and Analytics Specialists, with diverse backgrounds from across asset management, analytics, actuarial, insurance and consultancy.

The team works with Client Business and Portfolio managers, using our insurance and investment expertise to support all investment teams across the firm with the design and implementation of investment and risk management strategies that are appropriate for insurers.

Responsibilities

  • Apply ALM, strategic asset allocation and capital management techniques and capabilities to design investment strategies that provide good trade-offs between capital requirements, return, volatility, transaction costs and liquidity needs

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal partners across the Global Insurance Platform, Technology, and relevant Investment Teams. Use these relationships to drive required enhancements in our insurance capabilities and deliver effective investment propositions

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of BlackRock's existing systems, tools and other capabilities which are of relevance to developing investment propositions for insurance clients

  • Keep abreast of the implications of regulatory, accounting and capital frameworks on investment, product development and risk management decisions made by insurance companies

  • Support internal portfolio management, product strategy teams and distribution channels across the Global Insurance Platform with insurance focused regulatory, accounting and liability expertise and content delivery


Knowledge/Experience:

  • Material prior industry experience, gained within an asset manager, investment bank, consultancy or insurance company, focused the APAC region

  • Practical experience in the design and implementation of investment and ALM strategies utilized by insurers when managing assets invested to meet liabilities

  • Strong project management skills. Ability to identify key actions and coordinate diverse multidisciplinary groups to deliver focused insurance capabilities to our Clients.

  • Strong knowledge of the business models of life insurance companies, the regulatory and accounting constraints under which they operate and the general application of insurance and fund regulation

  • Skills commensurate with holding an investment, risk management, actuarial or other technical role in a life assurance, reinsurance or banking environment

  • Previous exposure to, and competence in, the operation of capital markets

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

Job ID  R223208
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