BlackRock Financial Institutions Group Senior Product Strategist

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 30 Sep 16

BlackRock Financial Institutions Group Senior Product Strategist

BlackRock's Global Financial Institutions Group is seeking a Senior Client Portfolio Manager who can represent BlackRock's fixed income insurance platform internally and externally with internal partners and clients. The role will involve client engagement, new business development, managing a junior staff member, and creating and overseeing processes to manage market related client service needs. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the Euro and Sterling rates and credit markets and fixed income portfolio management and construction. Understanding of the nuances of insurance general account investing is a plus but not mandatory.

Key responsibilities:

  • Cover client and prospect meetings as a representative of the investment team
  • Partner with key client-facing groups to grow the FIG business by supporting new business and client retention initiatives
  • Provide business leadership and manage team / process to provide necessary investment and operation support to non alpha related activities of portfolio managers
Requirements:
  • BA/BS, with strong quantitative skills. MBA/MS and/or CFA preferred
  • 8-10+ years of buy side fixed income experience, expertise in Euro and Sterling credit and rate markets a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively in Team environments
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), Bloomberg, Barclays POINT