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Vice President, Credit Research, Asian Corporates

Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 1, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Role Overview

As a member of the Asia-Pacific Credit Research team within BlackRock Alternatives, the successful candidate will be an analyst for the Asian Corporate sector in public debt markets. They will be working closely with the research team, executing the credit research agenda feeding into the Asian and global credit platforms and leveraging investment expertise across BlackRock's wider investment research platform including but not limited to US and European FI, and Credit platforms. This role is for candidates who aspire to be a fixed income investment professional and be part of a highly motivated team.


Alpha generation
  • Conduct deep fundamental research to generate alpha ideas for Asian and global portfolios. The focus will be on the corporate sectors across Asia
  • Participate and contribute to research meetings
  • Partner with PMs in developing sector views using fundamental and valuation models

Be the coverage credit research analyst on names in the Asian corporates sector
  • Take ownership in the research efforts for names under coverage to deliver strong and consistent alpha
  • Drive and monitor proactive idea generation on existing and/or new alpha opportunities in the sector
  • Monitor and constructively challenge investment priorities and execution against those priorities, in coordination with the PMs and respective investment mandates

Leveraging BlackRock's wider investment research platform
  • Develop relationships across BlackRock, including but not limited to US and European FI, and Credit platforms, to leverage and improve our insights

Knowledge / Experience required
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 7+ years of experience and a proven track record of generating alpha, specifically across Asian corporates. CFA charter holder preferred.
  • Demonstrated fundamental research, analytical skills, with strong attention to detail. Extensive Asian credit research experience required.
  • Mandarin and other local language skills beneficial.
  • Excellent quantitative modeling and valuation skills and extensive experience in utilizing those skills within a financial services institution with familiarity and experience with bond and loan covenants.
  • Disciplined organizational and project management skills, ability to manage competing workloads effectively, and deliver quality work on schedule
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. The successful candidate must have the confidence and ability to persuasively interact at the most senior levels of colleagues, management, and clients
  • Connections within the industry and proven ability to build and sustain internal and external relationships
  • Outstanding interpersonal characteristics, reputation, and team orientation, which will enable her/him to command the confidence, loyalty, and respect of investment colleagues and external constituents

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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