Global Credit Portfolio Manager, Vice President

  • competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 15 Jul 18 2018-07-15

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

Job Description:

BlackRock Global Bond Team:

Our Global Credit group within Global Bonds is searching for a Global Credit Portfolio Manager with a strong expertise in Financial sector. The Global Bond Team within Fundamental Fixed Income offers access to a spectrum of global fixed income strategies amounting more than $40 billion of assets. The team invests across Credit, Rates and FX markets and strategies are ranging from high alpha absolute return to benchmark oriented funds.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute your fundamental and relative value expertise of the financial sector to the investment process
  • Generate profitable relative value and directional trades within the €, $ and £ global credit universe. Take advantage of the full breadth of instruments like cash bonds, credit derivatives, options and swaps
  • Actively manage positions across a broad range of global credit investment strategies including benchmark, absolute and total return funds
  • Collaborate closely with the fundamental analysts to identify potential catalysts which will drive valuations in the future
  • Work closely with the team’s core portfolio managers to ensure that investment views are getting smoothly implemented across the book of business
  • Liaise with the team’s product strategists and support them to provide a top-class service to our clients

Desired Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a Corporate Credit Portfolio Management or Research or Trading role within a leading financial institution; past experience with a focus on Financial sector is preferred
  • Proven experience of identifying profitable investment opportunities based on a rigorous investment process within the Global Credit universe. Ability to generate positive returns in changing market environments
  • Deep understanding about company fundamentals, bond structures and market technicals
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Fluency in a second language is preferred
  • Team player skills

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