JOE - December 2013

 
BlackRock
Multi Asset Portfolio Strategies
Global Macro Researcher
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Global Macro Researcher
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: New York, NY, USA
London, other, United Kingdom
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
G -- Financial Economics
Deadline Date: 12/27/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_400089

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms. It provides global investment management, risk management, and advisory services that are designed to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets.

The Multi-Asset Portfolio Strategies (MAPS) group is a team of 15 investment professionals focused on managing global macro strategies including global tactical asset allocation, growth, and income funds that invest in all asset classes.

MAPS is seeking at least two individuals to conduct original research and generate alpha ideas that forecast excess returns. The successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding empirical research skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for thinking critically about financial markets across asset classes.

Responsibilities
-Conduct original research that forecasts returns in/across the following asset classes: bonds, equities, commodities, and currencies.
-Remain up-to-date on developments in global financial markets and
economics.
-Work as part of a global team to maximize client returns.

Skills
-Impeccable character with high ethical and quality standards.
-An advanced degree in an appropriate field.
-Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality empirical research.
-Creativity and capability to move from ideas to implementable investment insights.
-Confidence to credibly represent the firm and to champion new products/ideas internally.
-Ability to interact with clients
-Passion for generating excess returns for clients
Application Instructions:

Please apply -
https://blackrock.taleo.net/careersection/BR_Exec_CS/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=133425&src=PA-10030

Online Application URL: http://www.blackrock.com/


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