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Associate, EMEA Credit Trader

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 23, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock's Fixed Income team manages more than $1 trillion in global fixed income assets across index, active long-only, alternative, and liability driven strategies. The platform offers fixed income investors one of the industry's broadest arrays of investment choices across model-based and fundamental investment styles.

Job Purpose/Background:

The Fixed Income Trading team within BlackRock Global Markets is seeking a junior trader based in London to cover investment grade markets. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to interact effectively with portfolio managers, multiple internal groups, and the sell-side, in order to provide liquidity, best execution, and market flow information for investment activities in the investment grade and related credit markets.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide best execution in investment grade cash and CDS
  • Price and trade TRS, ETF, CDS on index and other derivatives
  • Provide insight into market activity and disseminate market intelligence and flow information
  • Active content delivery in PM and trader meetings
  • Interact and develop close relationships with sell-side and provide input on counterparty relationships
  • Management of orders, workflow, and prioritisation of trades
  • Fiduciary responsibilities
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and strive to enhance processes
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of finance expertise and a strong academic background
  • Knowledge and interest in financial markets
  • Fundamental competence with basic credit analysis and metrics
  • Experience or interest in coding and technology platforms
  • Ability to work in entrepreneurial environment and to be a motivated self-starter
  • Proven ability to perform in a high volume/high pressure environment
  • Outstanding analytical, organisational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and operational excellence
Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; 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 hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently 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. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

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