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BlackRock Vice President, Researcher (ESG) - New York in New York, New York


About this role

Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI) unifies the firm's sustainable investment strategies onto a single platform and partners with our global investment and distribution teams to develop scalable and innovative solutions ranging from ESG strategies to Impact Investing. Launched in 2015, BlackRock's sustainable investing platform provides investors with a range of strategies across asset classes, investment vehicles and impact profiles. With more than $50 billion in dedicated sustainable assets under management, BlackRock leverages our differentiated investment platform, proprietary technology, data analytics, deep ESG expertise and culture of innovation to offer sustainable solutions to our institutional and retail clients.

BlackRock's Sustainable Investing team is seeking to hire a Researcher for the Sustainable Investing group. S/he will be part of a global team responsible for creating a platform ESG research capability. The Researcher will be expected to research and help execute on the overall strategy for the team, with a focus on communicating the nuances of our research to other partners around the firm. A combination of communication and analytical skills is a must. The successful candidate will possess a passion for creative and critical thinking about financial markets, and a desire to be part of a fast-growing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Head of Research to develop and deliver a platform ESG research capability to build key ESG insights

  • Collaborate with team members to deliver original ESG research

  • Build relationships with other teams supporting the investment and research process

  • Closely partner with multiple teams across the organization in the execution of joint research work, and partner to craft and construct portfolios tailored to suit investor requirements and preferences

  • Support and drive the evolution of the investment platform and leverage the power of Aladdin and BLK risk tools in all aspects of portfolio management

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Understanding of financial markets, investment theories and asset valuations.

  • Experience in the application of quantitative methods and analytic techniques in the analysis of financial data

  • Familiarity with ESG and sustainable investing a plus

  • Proficiency in Python coding a plus

  • Outstanding interpersonal characteristics, reputation, and team orientation, which will enable her/him to command the confidence, dedication, and respect of investment colleagues

Our benefits

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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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.