Managing Director, Global Head Macro Research, New York

New York, USA
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 17, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

Role Overview:

The BlackRock investment institute (BII) leverages BlackRock's expertise and produces proprietary research to provide insights on the global economy, markets, geopolitics and long-term asset allocation - all to help clients and portfolio managers navigate financial markets . We systematically leverage BlackRock's expertise in markets, asset classes and client segments to help our portfolio managers deliver positive investment results for clients. Our focus is to keep our investment professionals connected, informed and on the cutting edge of investment thinking.

The head of macro research works closely with the Head and Deputy Head of BII to develop and communicate macro views. The jobholder is responsible for the macro analysis to support that. The resulting views underpin tactical and strategic horizon asset allocations that give Blackrock's clients the whole-portfolio perspective they need today.

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • identifying and producing most impactful timely macro analysis to inform investment platform debate and decisions
  • tracking and analyzing global policy developments of relevance to investors
  • leading development and articulation of the BII global macro view in support of both tactical and strategic investment views, including capital market assumptions.
  • In collaboration with BII head and deputy head, engaging investors and communicating in media on global macro issues
  • Overseeing analytical team of juniors
  • Lead on global client engagement pertaining to macro issues
  • Engaging in macro public debate and with the public policy sector

Knowledge / Experience:

  • 15+ years of experience in a senior market economist position in the financial services or policy making sectors.
  • Strong background in macroeconomics and finance with substantial experience forecasting and analyzing economic trends
  • Ability to lead and influence strategic discussions and help develop rigorous investment-relevant conclusions through idea generation and quality analysis.
  • Credible thought leader and effective communicator, both orally and written.
  • Intellectual curiosity that drives creative thinking
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other senior leaders and to build and maintain strong relationships and networks.

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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