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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

BlackRock, Model Portfolio Solutions

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Multi-Asset Strategies
Vice President

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459598
Date Posted: 12/07/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Vice President
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

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.

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 role is located in Hong Kong.

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:
•Advanced degree in economics or finance with a focus on empirical analysis
•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;
•Fluent Mandarin (reading/writing/speaking) required.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2018
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