Director, Market Risk Management

BlackRock

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(18)

New York, NY

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  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
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    Position summary

    h encourages teamwork, innovation, diversity and the development of future leaders. We actively engage in discussions on career growth and work with team members to understand how personal passions and strengths connect with our purpose.

    Fixed Income Investment Risk Management

    You will be the risk manager for BlackRock's US Credit platform including investment grade credit, high yield, loans, CLO and distressed investing. You will partner with the fixed income investment team to deliver independent risk oversight, risk advice, and provide quantitative analysis to assist with portfolio construction, product design and investor engagement.

    Key Responsibilities:

    The RQA Fixed Income risk team is seeking a senior candidate with credit risk management experience to support the risk management efforts of our ~$100B Global Credit platform. Responsibilities include both day-to-day risk management and contribution to strategic projects to enhance risk and portfolio management processes.

    • Function as the lead risk manager overseeing BlackRock's High Yield, Loans, CLO and Investment Grade Credit businesses.

    • Manage business relationships with head of the Credit business and lead portfolio managers, both as an independent risk fiduciary and a value-add partner.

    • Provide independent, constructive challenge of portfolio risk taking, exposure, portfolio construction and performance analysis.

    • Provide day-to-day risk management to portfolio managers and credit investors. Conduct regular risk meetings with analyses and deep dives on risk and performance to portfolio management teams.

    • Perform quantitative analysis to help investors understand credit risk analytics, credit risk models, performance attribution and help improve investment process.

    • Partner with BlackRock Aladdin risk modeling team to deliver state-of-the-practice credit risk analytics and credit risk models through the Aladdin platform.

    • Work with RQA and Aladdin technology teams to improve risk reporting infrastructure.

    • Collaborate with peers in RQA investment risk and enterprise risk, manage and develop junior team talents.

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline and 10+years of work experience in fixed income and especially credit markets

    • Strong knowledge of credit market, credit investment and credit risk management for buy-side credit portfolio management required.

    • Deep understanding of credit risk models and credit risk analytics, demonstrated experience in working with risk modelers to enhance credit risk models based on risk and investment needs.

    • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and oral/written communication skills. Ability to communicate, influence and engage with senior level portfolio managers on risk discussions.

    • Strong technical skills and programming skills in Python, familiarity with BlackRock's Aladdin risk system is a strong plus.

    • A strong work ethic and ability to work effectively in a team environment and adhere to tight deadlinesOur benefitsTo 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

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    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.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $205,000 - $260,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

    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.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    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.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities