Vice President-Product Strategist, Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions
Description About this role Business Overview:
BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) group provides investment strategies and solutions that employ sophisticated asset allocation, rigorous risk management, and extensive research to deliver specific outcomes tailored to client needs. MASS includes specialized capabilities in areas of tactical asset allocation, income funds, target date and target risk strategies, as well as customized solutions through state-of-the-art portfolio construction and asset allocation methodologies to optimally assemble portfolios using index, factor and alpha sources to effectively deliver client-specific investment outcomes. Our team of over 300 multi-asset investment professionals manages a range of pooled vehicles, model portfolios, and customized segregated mandates for a diversified client base. Currently, MASS manages over $600 billion in assets and has a strong presence in San Francisco, New York, Princeton, London and throughout Asia Pacific.
MASS is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce regardless of race, national origin, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, or religion or belief. We are passionate about creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees are valued and respected. Consistent with our diverse client base, we recognize the benefit that diverse teams bring to the success of our business. Position Overview
APAC MASS is seeking to expand its Hong Kong team by hiring a Vice President/Product Strategist to support the development of our expanding multi-asset Wealth Strategies & Solutions business in the AxJ region, with a focus on promoting our multi-asset investment solutions primarily to Wealth and Private investors, and financial intermediaries. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with Portfolio Managers and Senior Product Strategists in the design and commercialization of multi-asset investment strategies, including target return, target risk, absolute return, income-oriented, retirement and ESG strategies. In particular, he/she will serve as both a primary product strategist to support key investment strategies in MA Income and MA ESG, as well as a supporting role to Senior Product Strategists for our flagship multi-asset funds. As a Product Strategist, he/she will be responsible for product development and design, for generating relevant investment content on topics that position interesting insights and investment strategies, for presenting as an 'investment specialist' for complex investment strategies to gatekeepers and to large forums, and generally for driving overall commercial success through AUM growth.
Interested new joiners should have an excellent understanding of multi-asset investing, risk management concepts, and have strong communication skills. Additionally, they should have working understanding of the Asia Wealth market and experience of explaining detailed investment concepts to third parties, including clients that may not have deep financial experience or familiarity. Required Skills & Experience
Preferred Skills & Experience
- Degree or higher-level qualification and demonstrated record of academic achievement;
- 5+ years of asset management experience, preferably across multiple asset classes and investment subject areas
- Demonstrated experience in an asset management, investment banking or investment consulting environment
- Familiarity with a wide array of complex investment strategies
- Excellent communication skills in writing and speech; capable of connecting with multiple audiences and adapting style of communication in real time
- Ability to present and articulate sophisticated concepts simply
- High self-motivation, ownership and initiative
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Excellent teammate
- High level of integrity, enabling candidate to become a trusted partner to clients and peers
- High degree of intellectual curiosity; ardent "student of the markets"
- Experience as an Investment Product Strategist or Product Manager at an established asset management firm
- Desire to help build a business and willingness to be involved in all aspects of business growth initiatives
- Achievement of CFA, FRM, CAIA or progress towards achieving
- Language skills for the local market
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
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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