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Vice President, (Head) of APAC Talent Mobility

Hong Kong
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Banking and Financial Services
Contract Type
Full Time

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About this role

About this role

We are recruiting for a passionate, motivated Talent Mobility leader to join the Talent Mobility function in HR at BlackRock. This role is responsible for driving the strategy and execution of Talent Mobility for the APAC region, reporting to the Global Head of Talent Mobility.

BlackRock's Talent Mobility program encompasses both international assignments and global relocations, along with management of the associated tax and immigration compliance risks.

Key Responsibilities
  • Talent Mobility strategy and thought leadership, including policy design/implementation, process enhancements, vendor strategy.
  • Overall responsibility for the strategy and execution of Talent Mobility in the APAC region, including associated relocation, tax and immigration issues
  • End-to-end ownership of executive mobility and point of escalation for all other mobility in the APAC region.
  • Advisor to the business on mobility policy, costs, immigration, tax and relocation considerations linked to mobility strategy.
  • Advisor and owner of mobility considerations linked to broader firm strategy in APAC region (e.g., M&A, footprint strategy).
  • Counselling HR Business Partners, Recruiters and Managers on specific Talent Mobility scenarios and policies (setting expectations, providing advice and guidance to support decision making).
  • Use data and metrics to identify trends and assess overall effectiveness mobility program for specific business groups.
  • Support the firm's global immigration program and aid employees and managers with respect to their visa filings (mobility cases, new hires, students etc.).
  • Talent Mobility vendor management and strategy (regular status calls, service critical issues).
  • Contribute to the strategic development of the Talent Mobility function through ongoing awareness of market trends and execution of the team projects.
  • Ability to build and lead an impactful team.
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in business or related field.
  • 8+ years' experience in Global Mobility.
  • Strong subject matter expertise and experience in relocation, international tax, and immigration.
  • Strong client service ethic and detail orientated.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet required deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication and relationship management skills.
  • Exceptional team-work skills and experience working as part of a distributed team.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical issue management skills / experience.
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information appropriately.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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 @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn:

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.

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About Us

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. We serve pension plans providing for nurses, teachers, firefighters, law enforcement and other public and private sector workers, individual investors investing for their own retirement, and institutions such as governments, foundations and insurance companies. Clients turn to BlackRock for the innovative solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. We are passionate about helping those we serve build a strong financial future, so we seek out a diverse range of perspectives and talents to solve their most complex challenges.

While our firm has offices across more than 30 countries, we operate as "One BlackRock:” our people thrive on collaboration, mutual trust and respect, and we inspire each other to collectively raise our game. BlackRock is dedicated to its principles, which include a culture of equity and inclusion, where employees can bring their full selves to every conversation, every day.

Our employee networks

Our global networks are dynamic communities built on shared experiences, intersectionality and allyship. They are culture carriers for the firm, offering employees and allies the opportunity to enhance and shape the inclusive culture to which we aspire. Employee networks are sponsored by senior leaders and are proudly designed by employees, for employees.

The Ability & Allies Network (ABN) provides a sense of community, advocacy, resources and support for all types of disability-related issues within the firm.


2022 Disability:IN Disability Equality Index

BlackRock was recognised as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion after scoring 100% on the Disability Equality Index. The index is a joint initiative between the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN. that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality.

Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022 – US & UK

This recognition is a result of the feedback provided by current and former colleagues about their experiences working at BlackRock. Ranking #72 in the US and #12 in the UK.

#1 Capital Markets Industry 2023

BlackRock was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for the 3rd consecutive year, according to Forbes and JUST Capital. We ranked #1 in the Capital Markets industry. The 2023 list of America’s Most JUST Companies celebrates U.S. corporations that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people – including issues like fair pay, ethical leadership, good benefits and work-life balance, equal opportunity, customer treatment and privacy, community support, environmental impact, and delivering shareholder return. By balancing the needs of all stakeholders, JUST 100 companies demonstrate that profits and purpose can go hand in hand.


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