Associate, Portfolio Management - Index Products Associate, Portfolio Management - Index Products …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Oct 20
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Oct 20
Associate, Portfolio Management - Index Products

About this role

Role Overview:

BlackRock is seeking a Portfolio Manager to join the London-based ETF and Index Investments (EII) team. This position will be responsible for all aspects of index equity portfolio management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handle all aspects of global index equity strategies.

  • Perform daily portfolio management tasks; daily liquidity management, portfolio re-balancing, corporate action analysis, client activity; risk and performance monitoring - ensuring portfolios are positioned within investment parameters and guidelines and supervise within performance expectations.

  • Apply quantitative techniques and models, coupled with specific market knowledge, to portfolio construction and risk budgeting.

  • Handle project work and systems testing relating to the Portfolio Management processes.

  • Run the on-boarding process for new funds and portfolio restructurings.

  • Responding to ad hoc queries and data requests from sales teams and strategists.

  • Participate in client meetings as a subject matter specialist in index portfolio management

Development Value:

  • The role is part of an established distributed team running the World's largest book of index equity assets.

  • There are significant AUM growth opportunities and a rapidly growing and innovative product suite across EII business.

  • The role gives the opportunity to develop operational and product awareness in an encouraging and collaborative environment with access to highly respected colleagues carrying substantial proven experience.

  • It is an opportunity to work in the premier index equity team globally, using industry leading portfolio management applications.

  • The role provides experience for individuals looking to progress their career within the EII portfolio management team.


  • Interest and knowledge of Index Construction methodologies and Indexing Portfolio Management

  • Knowledge of risk models and portfolio management tools.

  • Interest in financial markets.

  • Knowledge of Aladdin systems.

  • Skills/Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail and ability to scale and standardize processes

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments while producing high quality work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, partnership, and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and project management skills

About iShares

iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors. With more than twenty years of experience, a global line-up of 900+ exchange traded funds (ETFs) and $2.16 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2020, iShares continues to drive progress for the financial industry. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm1.

1 Based on $7.32 trillion in AUM as of 6/30/20

This is role is within the scope of the Senior Manager and Certification Regime(SMCR).

Key Regulatory Obligations

The successful candidate will be subject to both the Individual Conduct Rules and the Fitness and Propriety Rules of the FCA. As long as they remain a Certified Person it is their responsibility to continue to meet the required standards of fitness and propriety for their role.

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.

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

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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 arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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