Director, Opportunistic PM / Sourcing & Origination

New York, USA
Nov 21, 2020
Dec 20, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

The Opportunistic Investment team within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group located in New York City is seeking a Portfolio Manager for private investment origination. The Opportunistic Investment team focuses on unique and bespoke private investment opportunities driven by the evolution of fixed income markets. The team's investment purview is global in scope, with allocations of capital from over $5 billion of public and private yield-oriented investment funds. Part of the capital base includes a series of recently raised Multi-Sector Opportunities Trust funds which are innovative registered closed-end investment funds with a distinct focus on private investments.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Utilize existing relationships with banks, private equity funds & other sources of deal origination to drive new investment opportunities.
  • Evaluate potential private investments across a broad array of fixed income asset classes
  • Structure and negotiate terms for potential investments.
  • Work closely with existing portfolio managers and research analysts in Global Fixed Income to incorporate BlackRock's expansive expertise into the decision-making process

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Candidates should have a top school undergraduate degree and/or MBA. CFA is a plus
  • 7+ years of experience focused on multi sector investments
  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team-driven environment
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to market challenges
  • Strong intellectual capacity and analytical mindset
  • Well organized, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate, with advanced spreadsheet-based skills
  • Strong work ethic with high level of self-motivation

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

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

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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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