Multi-Asset Strategies - Model Portfolio Solutions, Vice President

  • Base plus discretionary bonus.
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 16 Nov 17 2017-11-16

This is a quantitative analytics role within Multi-Asset Strategies. We are looking for those who has post-grad degree on Mathematics, Statistic or any quantitative related studies. With 3-5 years experience preferred.

BlackRock's Model Portfolio Solutions (MPS) team develops systematic investment strategies to deliver consistent outperformance for clients seeking tactical, outcome-oriented, and/or strategic investment solutions.  The team implements these strategies across a global suite of ETFs and active funds.  MPS is one of the fastest growing businesses at BlackRock.



We are seeking a Researcher / PM to assist with our original investment research and portfolio management.  The role will involve the development of new investment strategies, portfolio construction, and model / portfolio management.



The successful candidate will possess a passion for creative and critical thinking about financial markets and a desire to be part of a fast-growing team.  In addition, we’re seeking an individual with strong academic credentials, extensive empirical training, and a willingness to learn.  Work experience in financial markets or at an international organization is a plus.



Responsibilities



  • Carry out original, implementable financial research that forecasts market returns and generates alpha for our clients;

  • Implement these insights in client portfolios and models, using them to deliver investment performance that meets or exceeds client expectations;

  • Remain up-to-date on developments in global financial markets and economics.


Skills



  • Degree in economics or finance with a focus on empirical analysis; advanced degree a plus;

  • Creativity and capability to move ideas from inception to implementation;

  • Impeccable character with high ethical and quality standards;

  • Proven ability to work independently and diligently with limited oversight;

  • Confidence to credibly represent the firm and to champion new products/ideas internally;

  • Passion for the successful generation of disciplined investment out-performance;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment where there is a premium on collegiality;

  • Fluent Mandarin (reading/writing/speaking) required.


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