Investment Management, Global Infrastructure Fund - Associate

London, United Kingdom
03 Jul 2022
05 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

The Global Infrastructure Fund Investment team is seeking an Associate to join its global team based in the London office. This position will play a key role in driving the execution and oversight of direct equity investments in infrastructure projects and companies, with a broad scope including the energy, telecom, digital and transport infrastructure sectors. The team in London covers existing and potential investments across EMEA. The associate will also spend time in the US to participate in firm-wide activities.

BlackRock is seeking a highly motivated and ambitious individual interested in working in a fast-paced, international environment as a member of a closely knit team in the alternative investment industry. The candidate assumes a multi-faceted role which requires a passion for the infrastructure sector, energy or broader infrastructure experience, an entrepreneurial spirit, strong analytical and conceptual skills and flexibility.

This role offers the opportunity to join a growing organization which is embedded within the information flow, systems and processes of the world's largest asset manager, to gain exposure to the most dynamic sectors of the infrastructure market, and be part of the next growth phase the team is about to embark on.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct Investments : driving the due diligence, structuring, negotiation and closing of direct investment opportunities in the global energy infrastructure sector.

Portfolio Management : ongoing management of completed investments and, in due course, exit processes

Development Value:

This role offers the opportunity to join a high profile, fast growing and dynamic business with a top track record within the world's largest asset manager:
  • Be a key part of the London team of BlackRock's Global Infrastructure Fund, a currently dedicated and focused team covering EMEA
  • Exposure to an experienced global team with strong team values
  • A collaborative and fast-paced work environment which requires a hands-on approach
  • A strong global brand in the funds management industry and infrastructure sector

  • Three to five years of experience in a professional environment with strong exposure to the energy and power / telecom / digital or transport infrastructure sector, ideally partially obtained in a buy-side environment in the infrastructure sector.
  • Candidates could also be considered with robust backgrounds in relevant industry teams in investment banking / M&A environments.
  • Strong financial analytical, teamworking and communication skills required.
  • Candidates are expected to have an excellent academic background and highly rated in their careers to date.

  • Commercial, analytical and conceptual skills with attention to detail
  • Risk assessment and mitigation capabilities.
  • Project management and organization skills
  • Persuasive and polished written and oral communication skills capable of dealing with complex, multicultural teams with internal and external members.
  • Ability to effectively distil complex concepts into clear and simple themes
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and willing to assume additional responsibilities

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

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