Vice President, Portfolio Management - Multi-Asset Class

New York, USA
May 27, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions
New York, USA

Team and role description:

The Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) team is the investment group at the heart of BlackRock's portfolio construction, asset allocation, and active management ecosystem. MASS draws on the full toolkit of BlackRock's index, factor, and alpha-seeking investment capabilities to deliver precise investment outcomes and cutting-edge alpha insights. MASS constructs active asset allocation strategies and whole portfolio solutions across a wide spectrum of commingled funds, separate accounts, model portfolios, and outsourcing solutions in the wealth and institutional channels.

We are seeking for a Vice President to support the growth of our business in Latin America, spanning both retail and institutional clients - across all of MASS' investment teams and businesses.

Job profile:
  • Business development for MASS' business in Latin America by helping drive sales through more technical investment topics and data and support day-to-day client and sales requests. Create presentations and materials at in a wide range of formats
  • Articulate and communicate our investment narrative to clients. The role will also serve as liaison between several MASS investment teams and the sales teams in Latin America, while at the same time partnering with other internal functions across the globe
  • Own periodic knowledge transfer with current and future Latin American clients. Drive knowledge transfer through client calls, webinars, in-person visits, market commentaries, podcasts, and research papers. Additionally, be able to present to large audiences (e.g., conferences and media) and senior technical audiences (e.g., CIOs)
    • Strong technical skills are a must; background in macroeconomics, capital markets, equity or fixed income research, statistics, econometrics, or other technical disciplines desired
    • Excellent understanding of financial markets and drivers of valuation and returns on major asset classes. Multi-Asset team experience is a plus
    • Excellent written communication skills with experience of writing about markets and investment concepts
    • Excellent presentation skills and executive presence. Must demonstrate the ability to deliver impactful, technical, and influential commentaries
    • Media and large audience presentation experience is strongly preferred
  • Help creating/tailoring selected model portfolio solutions which blend ETFs and active mutual funds (Custom Model Solutions) for LatAm clients
  • Understand the competitive landscape and develop key points of differentiation for BlackRock
  • Drive knowledge transfer through client calls, webinars, in-person visits, market commentaries and videos
  • Partner with Distribution partners to design and drive a broad client investment education program

  • BA/BS required. CFA / CAIA / CFP, or progress towards, is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in an asset management or financial management company in an analytical or sales position
  • Spanish speaking and writing are required, Portuguese a plus
  • Strong markets expertise
  • Strong attention to detail and process; Highly professional, organized and committed to excellence
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple objectives simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Strong research and writing skills: Ability to clearly articulate sophisticated concepts, ideas, and processes
  • Comfort in presentation formats ranging from WebEx to in-person presentations
  • Ability to support MASS' client relationship management and capital raising activities creatively and proactively in LatAm
  • Collaborative approach to tasks and readiness for people leadership
  • Ambitious work ethic and professional disposition, attention to detail, drive for perfection
  • Curious to challenge the status quo, as well as the quality and accuracy of information

We are looking for people who are:
  • Curious: You like to learn new things and are happy to challenge the status quo
  • Empathetic: You have an uncanny ability to "put yourself in others' shoes"
  • Passionate: You feel personal ownership for the work you do and an aspiration to be better
  • Open: You value and respect input from others
  • Experimental: You make mistakes, but learn from them
  • Intellectual: You want to outsmart the problem

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

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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