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The Risk and Quantitative Analysis (RQA) team provides independent oversight of BlackRock’s fiduciary and enterprise risks by developing and delivering risk management, tailored advice and analytics.
The RQA team promotes BlackRock as a leader in risk management by providing top-down and bottom-up oversight to help identify investment, counter party, operational, regulatory and technology risks. In addition to producing quantitative analysis to support BlackRock in managing its fiduciary and enterprise risks, RQA ensures that portfolio risks are consistent across mandates, reflect current investment themes within particular strategies, and comply with client-specific risk guidelines.
The RQA team partners with investment businesses to help portfolio managers build risk-aware portfolios and partners with BlackRock solutions to develop analytics used for risk and portfolio management leveraging the capabilities of Aladdin.
This programme is for candidates in their final year of study and obtaining their bachelor’s degree or their master’s degree with less than 18 months' relevant full-time work experience.
The Analyst Programme is a two-year programme designed to acclimate and train new hires. It also provides the foundation for core professional skills that will allow them to succeed in their roles and begin building their peer networks. The programme begins with a Global Analyst orientation in New York which helps to build a knowledge base, prepares analysts for their role at BlackRock and creates a peer network.
Analysts will hear from a number of senior leaders and market experts on a variety of topics including business fundamentals, BlackRock’s culture, strategic priorities, and leadership principles. You will participate in activities that will illustrate the importance of diversity, professionalism and what it means to be a fiduciary as well as having more role-specific training.