Digital & Innovation, ICT, Data & Change

Junior Application Manager

Are you a dedicated service oriented and experienced professional who would love to make a direct impact on a million+ Dutch families? Do you think in opportunities? Live and breath operational excellence? Are you pro-active? Got a growth mindset? Great communication skills? Fluent written and verbally in Dutch and English? Want to work with, and learn from some of the best minds APG has to offer? Then we would like to hear your story!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands
40-40 hours
Years of experience
1 - 2
Higher professional education / Academic higher education
Salary indication
€ 3478 – 4500

This is going to be your job

On behalf of the Value Stream Invest Money at APG Asset Management (APG AM), we are looking for an energetic fit for our multi cultural, multi disciplined AGILE team.

You are operations oriented and manage and support all the applications our team services including our high tech investment platforms. You are able to handle a highly regulated, dynamic and complex IT environment. You have a pragmatic attitude, think in terms of opportunities and get things done whilst playing by the rules and delivering quality. Taking ownership and accepting responsibility comes natural to you. You are intrinsically motivated to enhance your t-shaped skills. As a DevOps engineer you are responsible for, among other things:

  • Acting as an intermediary between business and in- and external suppliers;
  • Supporting our 1st and 2nd line support in the event of complex disruptions and issues;
  • Manage the maintenance, security, availability, capacity, reliability, maintainability, serviceability & continuity;
  • Advice on solution direction/choices and drive them to a decision;
  • Interact with both team as well as end users – front office, back office, IT;
  • Supporting system, integration, end user testing and deployments;
  • Create, maintain, improve relevant documents.

This is what you offer

You’re a “T-shaped” professional. That means you have in-depth specialist knowledge but are also a generalist, for example as regards communication and cooperation. It’s also important to us for you to be motivated, able to work independently and not afraid to take responsibility. You’re honest and you aren’t afraid to make mistakes, knowing that that’s how you learn and develop.

  • At least a higher professional degree in IT or software engineering;
  • Experience in technical and functional application management;
  • Experience in one or more of the following SQL, Powershell, .NET, Python, Matlab, Markit EDM;
  • Must be self-motivated, well organized, team player;
  • Participate in Stand-by services, restoration of service and request fulfillment
  • Willingness for limited travel between Heerlen and Amsterdam in a non-COVID19 world
  • Experience with Agile or DevOps working is a plus;
  • Strong consulting skills.
Digital & Innovation at APG
What are you looking for in your work? Do you want to make a social impact? Pioneer the latest techniques? Work in a vibrant international environment? Or perhaps build on your digital skills during working hours? Good news: APG offers you all of this. Digital transformation occupies a high position on our strategic agenda. Data and digital technology are crucial to successfully and sustainably managing and investing the pensions of millions of Dutch citizens in the future. Just think of the massive data migration required for the transition to a new pension system in 2027. But there’s more. We’re going for digitization on all fronts. From workflow automation to smart tools to assess investments. And with our Digital Academy, you’ll be able to develop as a digital professional. In short, you’ll be working in an environment that wants to move forward and is bursting with opportunities! Discover Digital & Innovation

This is where you'll work

We offer you a competitive maximum salary of €4.700 based on a 40 hours working week and attractive terms of employment with a focus on flexibility

  • A guaranteed year-end bonus of 8.33%.
  • Ample attention to your vitality and personal development.
  • Hybrid working: at home and in one of our superb offices.
  •  And of course a well organized pension. 

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. 

APG is committed to serving 4.7 million people in the Netherlands. That explains the importance we attach to reflecting Dutch society. To that end, APG strives for an inclusive work environment in which everyone can be themselves and their unique qualities are embraced. Choosing APG means choosing a job in which you contribute to a bright future. Don’t delay, apply today! 

More information

More information? Please contact recruiters Mohamed Chaaibi of Peoplemanager Remie Spanjerberg via, who can tell you more about the specific position.

Do you see a future with APG? Apply with a cv and cover letter and show us what motivates you.

This vacancy was published internally and externally at the same time. In case of equal fitness for the position, internal candidates have priority in the selection procedure. We thank you for your understanding. 

I am happy to help you

Mohamed Chaaibi

Corporate recruiter