Product management develops and delivers sophisticated investment products and solutions. We serve a diverse base of institutional and retail clients, including pension plans, insurance companies, consultants, endowments, foundations, charities, corporations, official institutions, banks, and individual investors.
Our business contains three teams:
1. ETF & Index Investing
BlackRock is the largest exchange traded fund (ETF) and index investments provider. As a business, we develop, analyse, and manage ETFs and Index Investments that track most major indices, providing clients with access to markets around the world.
2. Global Product Group
We bring even greater innovation, discipline, and focus to the company's investment products by aligning client businesses, investment teams, and corporate functions in the design and execution of product strategy.
3. Active Product Strategy
Operating across Equities, Fixed Income, MultiAsset and Alternatives asset classes, this team makes active decisions to generate superior returns for clients through fundamental research into companies and consideration of the macroeconomic environment.
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.
Our teams are known for:
Helping our clients understand markets, trading, and execution opportunities
Developing and researching product opportunities and defining our product strategy
Researching and identifying new markets and segments
Operating across our active and passive investment offerings
We partner with:
Internally: We work with Sales & Relationship Management teams and Portfolio Managers
Externally: We engage with clients
What will you do as an analyst?
Ensure that BlackRock has an industry-leading product set to support our clients’ needs and the firm’s growth aspirations in all market environments over a long period of time
Keep abreast of regulatory and other structural trends to identify upcoming threats and opportunities and ensure that both new and existing products comply with regulatory requirements
Build, evolve, and deliver long-term strategic plans, in partnership with client business and investment teams, for all of the major asset classes
Understand evolving markets and industry trends to inform ideation and respond to competitors
Acquire a knowledge of BlackRock’s investment and advisory capabilities
Deliver the end-to-end product development process, using BlackRock’s global framework
What capabilities are we looking for?
Basic or intermediate coding and programming skills
Your learning & development will include:
You will join daily market-related updates, learning about how our products trade and react to market events You will learn about our clients and their investment strategies. You may assist in guiding investors towards achieving their unique investment goals by utilising our technology and tools
You will collaborate across multiple business functions to learn the product life cycle and our strategies for continued growth
Summer Analyst Programme
Our Summer Analyst Programme is an 8-week internship designed to provide you with an exciting, supportive and fun experience which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities during the summer, in addition to participating in professional development, networking and social events.
The Summer Analyst Programme acts as a feeder to the Full-Time Analyst Programme.
Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or Master’s degree programme between January 2022 and December 2022.