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BlackRock Fixed Income Product Strategist, Associate/Vice President in Tokyo, Japan

Fixed Income Product Strategist, Associate/Vice President

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Investment ProductsTokyoTokyo,Requisition #: R191716

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Fixed Income Product Strategist, Associate/Vice President

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About BlackRock

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.44 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

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

Business description: Fixed Income

BlackRock’s Fixed Income team manages more than $1.3 trillion in global fixed income assets across index, active long-only, alternative, and liability driven strategies. The platform offers fixed income investors one of the industry’s broadest arrays of investment choices across model-based and fundamental investment styles.

The position will report into the Head of Fixed Income Product Strategy for Japan.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the client business, marketing, and other key stakeholders to promote and support BlackRock’s fixed income products in Japan

  • Represent the product and the portfolio manager at review meetings, market updates and ad hoc portfolio-related meetings

  • Communicate investment outlooks and market intelligence to key clients in Japan, leveraging global resources of the firm

  • Play a leading role in new product development from idea generation to implementation partnering with a diverse set of stakeholders

  • Be responsive to client requests and queries, including supporting often very complicated and deep due diligence processes

  • Drive the development of product materials including slides, marketing materials, RFPs, reports and written materials

  • Help define and position BlackRock’s competitive advantage in the fixed income fund landscape; understand industry dynamics and drivers of growth

  • Engage with local and regional management in relation to business planning and updates.

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the asset management industry and capital markets, particularly fixed income preferably from a product specialist / portfolio management role

  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills in English and Japanese

  • Track record of understanding the needs of strategic clients

  • Knowledge of markets and institutions, regulatory frameworks across Japan an advantage

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to deliver pertinent facts in a concise way

  • Strong organizational and project management skills including ability to function effectively within an unstructured, fast-paced environment

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to quickly form meaningful working partnerships

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

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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.

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