MASS Manager Research, Equity Strategies Researcher

New York, USA
Dec 08, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) group provides investment strategies and solutions that employ sophisticated asset allocation, rigorous risk management, and extensive research to deliver specific outcomes tailored to client needs. Through our comprehensive portfolio approach, diversified return drivers, end-to end partnership and technology, our multi-asset platform is crafted to deliver outcomes with more precision. MASS includes specialized capabilities in areas of tactical asset allocation, income funds, target date and target risk strategies, as well as customized solutions through state-of-the-art portfolio construction and asset allocation methodologies. Our team of over 300 multi-asset investment professionals runs a range of pooled vehicles, model portfolios, and customized mandates for a diversified client base. Currently, MASS manages over $900 billion in assets and has a strong presence in San Francisco, New York, London and throughout Asia Pacific.

The Manager Research team in MASS is looking for a manager researcher focused on liquid equity investment strategies. In this role you will join a high profile, successful, fast growing and multifaceted business that will provide extensive exposure to BlackRock and third-party equity investment managers, as well as significant interaction with BlackRock multi-manager investment teams across client segments.

  • Independently and in teams research and evaluate investment opportunities and strategies with a focus on public equity strategies
  • Make well-researched recommendations on asset class opportunities and identify investment managers best able to execute on these,
  • Collaborate closely with BlackRock multi-manager investments teams in anticipating demand for investment strategies, make allocation recommendations,
  • Active ownership of recommended investment strategies and the relationship with the respective investment managers, including agreement of commercial and operational terms,
  • Participate in the design and ongoing management of portfolios with well-researched proposals for strategic investments,
  • Document research findings from initial due diligence and ongoing monitoring,
  • Regularly prepare reports summarizing manager performance and portfolio positioning,
  • Stay up to date about products and trends in the investment management industry,
  • Work with Manager Research colleagues and Leadership to line up and execute research pipeline,
  • Represent BlackRock and Manager Research in client meetings and to the investment industry
  • Contribute to the evolution of our Manager Research processes by proactively suggesting and developing new research techniques

  • Demonstrated experience and success in conducting investment, manager, and operational research on investment managers that provide equity strategies
  • Strong cross team and firm relationship building skills, capable of adapting style of communication to the audience,
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics/statistics, or a related field or a demonstrable interest in investments and/or finance,
  • Has a relevant professional qualification (e.g. MBA/CFA/IFA) or is willing to study towards one,
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills,
  • Outstanding analytical capabilities, which form a crucial part of our research process,
  • Ability to travel if required, to destinations globally,
  • Ability to work independently, while also acting collaboratively as a great team member in our world-wide team,
  • Experience working in a global environment,
  • Ability to independently manage your own schedule to support a global business model.

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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