Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering Japan listed ETFs to market and driving range management activities across the ETF product set available for local distribution.
  • Managing internal and external business partner relationships to deliver product strategy aligned to regional and global priorities
  • Gathering market intelligence and analyse competitors’ offerings to help assess gaps in iShares line up and distribution strategy
  • Supporting sales force with product expertise to drive ETF usage and to ensure optimal product selection by our clients
  • Ensuring BlackRock’s ETF offerings meet the highest standards of quality
  • Implementing global best practices and driving modernization of the ETF ecosystem to support future growth of ETFs in Japan
  • Overseeing enhancements to ETF management operations and the order taking platform
  • Producing and maintaining marketing materials including the management of product pages on

Skills, Experience & Knowledge Required:

  • 5 years + of relevant experience working in professional or financial services. Background in structuring / product development a plus.
  • Knowledge of Japanese ETFs as well as related products (public mutual funds, private funds) from a structure and regulatory perspective. Knowledge or experience in Global ETFs a plus.
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with strong emphasis on time management, ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment with tight deadlines.
  • Strong stakeholder management; excellent communication & influencing skills
  • Ability to frame and communicate complex issues simply and concisely with various levels of management.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on objectives with limited oversight.
  • Experience working in a role that requires establishment of strong working relationships across different time zones and cultures.
  • Fluency in both Japanese and English (Reading, Writing and Speaking)

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