BlackRock seeks to boost infra secondaries team

The world's largest asset manager wants to hire an investment specialist to focus on infrastructure secondaries in London or Zurich.

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is seeking a secondaries investment specialist to join its infrastructure team in Europe.

The global investment firm wants to hire a secondaries funds investment specialist at a vice-president level, according to a job posting on its website. The position can be based in either London or Zurich.

The role will be in the firm’s global infrastructure solution team, which seeks to build diversified private infrastructure portfolios through primary and secondaries investments as well as direct co-investments in the Americas, Europe and Asia, according to the posting. The team focuses on investments in energy, utilities, transportation and communication.

The post involves sourcing and originating of non-intermediated secondaries deals, as well as structuring and execution, and performing market research and portfolio monitoring.

Candidates should have a master’s degree in finance, business administration and or economics or equivalent, as well as significant experience with a specialised asset manager, secondaries advisor or secondaries fund, among other requirements.

Interested applicants can apply via BlackRock’s website.

New York-headquartered BlackRock has $4.6 trillion in assets under management and employs over 12,000 staff in offices across 30 countries, according to its website.