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Analyst Programme - Analytics & Risk - Financial Markets Advisory


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The Analyst Programme is for candidates who have graduated or will be graduating from a Bachelor's or Master's degree programme between July 2022 - July 2023.

The Analyst Programme is a multi-year experiential journey designed to empower and support Analysts in connecting their personal passions and strengths to BlackRock’s mission, principles and purpose. The programme begins with an orientation to learn about our purpose, business and strategic priorities – all while gaining insights into the day-to-day life of an Analyst at BlackRock.

Life at BlackRock

Wonder what it’s really like to work at BlackRock? Our employees from offices all over the world share their thoughts on what makes our culture so special and unlike any other financial services firm – and what’s kept them here.

Following orientation, Analysts join their team and stay connected with colleagues across the globe through ongoing training and professional development. This programme offers Analysts the chance to have a lasting impact on the firm and contribute to our greater collective purpose to help more and more people experience financial well-being.

Financial Markets Advisory

The Financial Markets Advisory business delivers a range of advisory services including sustainability, capital markets, portfolio construction and data & analytics solutions to official sector and financial institution clients globally, including banks and insurance companies. We support our clients on their most critical and complex
financial issues – from managing the low carbon transition of the economy and financial sector, to unwinding portfolios of assets, to crafting and executing bond purchase programmes to support the economy.

We leverage the firm’s sophisticated sustainability, capital markets, data & analytics and technology capabilities, to deliver impact-oriented advisory services, while maintaining an information barrier from the rest of the firm.

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Enforce BlackRock’s fiduciary culture of providing the highest quality service and work product to our clients
  • Learn about financial institutions, markets, and the key financial issues of the time
  • Develop deep practitioner insight and leading research capabilities
  • Be afforded a diverse professional experience with broad reach across the public and private sectors, interacting with clients to present results, and address requests and questions
  • Develop analytics and data management skills by leveraging state of the art technology, modeling expertise, and a global risk analytics platform
  • Play a key role on multi disciplinary project teams including financial experts, market practitioners and technologists, assisting in leading project progress and executing key action items
  • Build and deploy subject matter expertise across a range of themes in order to help clients achieve their objectives, including sustainability, capital markets, data and analytics, etc.
  • Hone a disciplined advisory approach and flexible delivery model to support our clients

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Excellent problem solving abilities and intellectual curiosity
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong sense of initiative and ownership
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • An aptitude for analytical work and a structured approach to sophisticated analysis
  • Proven project management skills in executing multi faceted assignments
  • Strong willingness to perform work as part of a hardworking international team
  • Interest in financial institutions and capital markets
  • Quantitative coursework and familiarity with programming languages is a plus

Your learning & development will include:

  • Deep and continuous learning experience facing innovative and complex challenges and evolving market trends, enabling you to become a subject matter expert in topics such as sustainability and capital markets
  • Building project management and leadership skills by executing projects
  • Developing client management and commercial skillset through exposure to business development opportunities during client meetings and project execution


  • Employee Assistance Programme – free, confidential counselling
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Flexible Time Off

Next steps:

Once you submit your application you will immediately be invited to submit a Virtual Cover Letter and/or take a CodeVue assessment depending on the vacancy or vacancies you apply to. You must submit your Virtual Cover Letter and/or the CodeVue assessment within 5 calendar days, as failure to do so will result in your application being automatically withdrawn.


The recruitment process takes place throughout the autumn semester. In some businesses, certain teams may recruit through to early next year. Please note, we recruit on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply as soon as you’re ready.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: November 11th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London and Edinburgh
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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