Financial Risk Manager Equities

Do you get energy from Equities? And is your goal to take the Developed & Emerging asset classes to a higher level? If you are also a team player, then quickly read this vacancy at APG Asset Management.

The Netherlands / Amsterdam
Years of experience
5 - 10
Higher professional education / Academic higher education

This is going to be your job

Financial Risk Manager Equities at APG is more than just a job. At APG's Asset Management your goal is to take the shares further: sustainable and solid are key concepts in pension investments. Because this will affect the pension of 4.7 million Dutch people. The scope of your risk management activities in this 2nd line position is on the Developed & Emerging asset classes. If you start as a Financial Risk Manager Equities, you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:
• Representing CFRO / IRM, such as the process of mandating and reviewing investment guidelines and business plans, according to Fiduciary-led processes.
• Risk-based monitoring of the mentioned asset classes, by:
o guaranteeing adequate risk modeling and performing risk analyzes of positions within the risk management system; periodically reporting and advising.
o maintain the proprietary independent risk scores of underlying investment mandates.
• Position in relevant projects at various levels in the organization.
• For stakeholders at senior management and portfolio management level: preparation of risk analyzes and observations for assessment purposes.
• Submitting risk opinions for new investment proposals and products to the investment proposals / investment committee.
• Responsible for 2nd line risk supervision of the investment process and portfolio positioning through open and constructive communication with portfolio managers.
• Daily monitoring of post-trade compliance.
Do you have proven experience or are you a young potential? Then we would like to see your motivation and CV.

This is what you offer

For the position of Risk Manager Alternative Investments at APG you bring with you:
• Dutch language skills or learning to. You also have excellent command of English, both orally and in writing.
• University degree in quantitative / financial study or a similar background.
• Minimum 3-10 years of relevant experience in an asset management environment, of which a substantial part in a risk management function.
• Knowledge of financial instruments (money market, interest rate and currency forward instruments), financial markets, a wide range of asset classes.
• Extensive experience with and knowledge of investments in alternative asset classes (eg direct real estate, infrastructure) in terms of managing and monitoring these asset classes from a 2nd line risk management perspective.
• Good technical knowledge of asset allocation and liquidity management within an asset management environment. Quantitatively and analytically strong, accurate.
• Knowledge of the IT packages SAS, Factset, Risk Manager, Bloomberg, Qlik is an advantage, as is experience with programming, eg Matlab, Python, SQL.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Hands-on and a team player with a problem-solving mentality.
• Ability to work autonomously, self-starting and professional working attitude.

This is where you'll work

For pension provider APG, pensions are about people, life and how we live together. Through careful asset management, pension administration, communication and advice, APG wants to help build a decent future in which we share our well-being and prosperity honestly and sustainably. For present and future generations. For today, tomorrow and beyond.
We offer a competitive salary and attractive terms of employment with a focus on flexibility.

More information

More information? Please contact Marije Renema, Corporate Recruiter, at +31 (6) 20 30 22 19. 
Do you see a future with APG? Apply with an English CV and cover letter and show us what motivates you.

I am happy to help you

Marije Renema

Corporate recruiter