BlackRock Junior Portfolio Manager – Multi Asset Strategies (MAS) Australia in Sydney, Australia

BlackRock Company Description:

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At June 2017, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.689 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of September 30, 2013, the firm had approximately 11,200 employees in 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.


BlackRock’s Australian Multi Asset Strategies team (MAS) is a group of portfolio managers and product / platform strategists responsible for managing and representing a diverse range of multi-asset products and investment strategies. Their work provides Australian clients with access to a wide range of BlackRock’s global investment capabilities.

We are looking to hire a junior portfolio manager to join our Australian Multi Asset Strategies team. Based in Sydney, the portfolio manager will be responsible for performing day-to-day PM tasks and processes across the diverse range of portfolios managed by our MAS team. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the ongoing improvement of our portfolio management tools and processes, and to actively participate in portfolio analytics projects and in our “market focus” and “asset allocation” meetings.


  • Act as a fiduciary by taking responsibility for safely managing our client’s money in an error-free manner.

  • Conduct portfolio management responsibilities for a diverse family of funds including:

  • Multi-strategy fund-of-hedge-fund

  • Balanced funds and model portfolios

  • Client directed overlays and mandates

  • Global listed infrastructure fund

  • Responsible for the maintenance and on-going improvement of processes for portfolio and risk management in a scalable and risk-controlled manner.

  • Contribute to a range of projects to develop and onboard new portfolios for our clients and leverage opportunities to do collaborative work with our colleagues across the APAC region (and the globe).

Experience, Skills & Knowledge Required:

Critical for success:

  • Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to remain focused across a wide range of portfolio types and activities.

  • Capacity to work to time-specific deadlines with relative autonomy.

  • A passion for financial markets – keen to be a student of the markets.

Helpful in the role:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.

  • Experience in financial markets, with an understanding of portfolio management theory, asset and market pricing models, and an understanding of macro- and micro-economic concepts.

  • Ability to quickly learn/understand BlackRock investment capabilities and solutions across multiple asset classes and product lines globally.

  • Solid communication and presentation skills.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

Job Function: Investment Management (Trading, Research, Portfolio Management)

Organization: Inv-MAS-Australia

Title: Junior Portfolio Manager – Multi Asset Strategies (MAS) Australia

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Australia-Sydney

Requisition ID: 173044

Job Posting: Oct 10, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

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