BlackRock London Returners Programme 2022: Infrastructure Debt team

London, United Kingdom
13 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About the BlackRock London Returners Programme

The Returners programme is designed to encourage and support a return to full-time work for up to ten experienced candidates through a six-month paid Returnship starting in September 2022.

We are seeking experienced individuals who are client orientated and passionate about performance, who display collaborative and innovative mindsets, and bring an eclectic set of proficiencies to the workplace; prioritisation, analytical and organisational skills amongst others.

BlackRock is looking for candidates with prior experience in Investment Management or broader Financial Services, who have had a career break outside of Industry of at least two years (with no upper limit). You must have the right to work in the UK to apply for the programme.

You can read about Sophie's return to work with BlackRock here .

How will BlackRock support your return to work?

To fully support candidates in their transition back to full time work, BlackRock will provide an internal mentor and a buddy for your day to day questions. We offer a variety of internal networking groups, including a Women's Initiative Network (WIN) to help you integrate into the business and culture. You will also benefit from the Returners Coaching Programme provided by Women Returners as well as a peer support group of other returners.

BlackRock is serious about their people and offer flexible working patterns, flexible time off, collaborative working spaces and a growing number of other benefits.

Infrastructure Debt Team

Job Purpose/Background:

BlackRock has an opportunity for a qualified and experienced candidate to join the Infrastructure Debt investment team.

The role will have responsibility for project and financial modelling, deal assessment and execution, development and review of due diligence reports, market research, portfolio monitoring and general analytics. Will also assist in preparing presentations and pitch books, cash flow analysis, researching and report writing.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial modelling: running and developing financial models in order to analyse project opportunities.
  • Deal assessment and execution: working with the team to assess and execute project investments. This will include conducting due diligence, financial review, preparation of presentation material for investment committee etc.
  • Market research: including research on potential investments, policy, competitors, technology etc.
  • Portfolio monitoring: assist in the monitoring of investments in the portfolio.

Development Value:
  • This role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to join a high profile, fast growing and dynamic business within the world's largest asset manager.
  • Significant investment exposure on projects/deals across a wide range of sectors and geographies.
  • Exposure to an experienced senior team with strong team values.
  • A collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment.
  • A strong brand in the fund management industry.

  • Relevant experience in project finance and/or infrastructure debt.
  • Strong understanding of the European infrastructure market, preferably with a growing network of contacts within the market.
  • Highly numerate with demonstrable financial modelling and evaluation skills. In particular, a good understanding of cash flow modelling and sensitivity analysis.
  • Experience of undertaking infrastructure due diligence processes as well as reviewing and negotiating finance and project legal documentation.
  • A keen interest in infrastructure debt investment.
  • Demonstrated research, analytical, and presentation-drafting skills.

  • Strong academic background, Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics/statistics, or a related field or equivalent.
  • Strong financial modelling skills.
  • Experience in Project and Corporate Finance.
  • Fluent English and additional Western European language skills preferable.
  • CFA, CAIA or advanced degree preferred.

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, while also participating collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to working in a friendly, entrepreneurial, team environment.
  • Able to manage workload effectively and deliver quality work on schedule.

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.

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.

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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.

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