Research & Portfolio Manager, VP

New York, USA
May 15, 2021
May 16, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

What team will you be on?

A multi-asset strategy combines different types of assets, such as stocks, bonds, cash, and derivatives to build efficient solutions for investors. The BlackRock Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) group's capabilities include tactical asset allocation, factor-based strategies, income, target date, target risk, and impact investing. Our global team of over 300 investment professionals delivers these capabilities across a range of pooled vehicles, model portfolios, and customized mandates for a diversified client base. Currently, MAS has over $450 billion in assets under management, with a global footprint in San Francisco, New York, and, London, as well as Hong Kong, and throughout the rest of Asia.

Model Portfolios & Solutions is a team within MASS that builds and manages a range of solutions for total return, income, and alpha objectives, where the solutions are implemented using BlackRock's iShares ETFs and active mutual funds as building blocks. The team has a global footprint, principally in the London, San Francisco, and Hong Kong, and is comprised of about 30 investment professionals. The team manages approximately 600 models globally and about US$70 billion in AUM.

Your role and impact

BlackRock is seeking an experienced Researcher / Portfolio Manager to join the Americas Wealth business; this role will be based in New York. The role will involve macroeconomic analysis of global financial markets, the development of new investment strategies and the management of Americas Wealth portfolios. Success in this role will require strong analytical and quantitative skills and experience, evidenced by an advanced degree and significant experience in investments or financial markets, with the ideal candidate having experience with multi-asset investing. In addition, the candidate should possess the ability to collaborate optimally with a global team of researchers and portfolio managers, both within the MASS team and across the wider BlackRock community, and should possess strong communication skills.

Your responsibilities
  • Provide model-management and research for the Americas Wealth model range.
  • Carry out original investment research that generates alpha for our clients and increase visibility in the wider MASS research community, encouraging cross-team collaboration.
  • Implement these insights in client portfolios and models, using them to deliver investment performance that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • Remain current on developments in global financial markets and economics and communicate these views internally and to clients.
  • Build partnerships and strong working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Help drive key strategic projects across the MASS platform

What are we looking for?
  • Bachelor's degree crucial, and Postgraduate degree/CFA holder preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in portfolio management and/or investment research.
  • Excellent knowledge of global macro-economics, econometrics and in-depth asset class research
  • Creativity and capability to move ideas to implementable investment insights.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, and proficient in English
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and must be a team player with the ability to work well under pressure.

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.

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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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