BlackRock Vice President/Associate Portfolio Management - Credit Products in New York, New York

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Job Description:

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.

BlackRock’s Global Credit group within Alternatives manages $87b in assets across Leveraged Finance, Multi-Strategy Credit, Hedge Funds, and Private Credit.

The Leveraged Finance team is searching for a Portfolio Construction specialist will support the High Yield team on its investment activities in New York City

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze various asset classes and identify relative value opportunities

  • Work with portfolio managers in managing accounts and identifying the most efficient ways to implement top-down portfolio strategies and bottoms-up credit theses

  • Monitor market activity in areas of specialization and provide feedback to portfolio managers

  • Support portfolio managers in terms of information flow, trade ideas, data requests

  • Deal with day-to-day administrative issues in support of portfolio managers

  • Ad hoc project work

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong understanding of cross-asset class relative value, bond mathematics, credit risk factors and implications for risk management

  • Demonstrated interest in global capital markets, specifically with reference to Leveraged Finance products

  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners and stakeholders

  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to market challenges

  • Strong intellectual capacity and analytical mindset

  • Well organized, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail

  • Highly computer literate, with advanced spreadsheet based skills (Advanced Excel, etc.)

  • Strong work ethic with high level of self-motivation

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.

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 criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.