Asset management

(Junior) Enterprise Risk Manager

Do you like to sink your teeth into operational risk? And do you have the ambition to use new techniques in a dynamic environment? Read this vacancy for (Junior) Enterprise Risk Manager at Asset Management of APG.

The Netherlands / Heerlen
40-40 hours
Years of experience
2 - 5
Academic higher education

This is going to be your job

If you work at CFRO Enterprise Risk Management of APG Asset Management, you will have more than just a job. As an Enterprise Risk Manager you will have a unique opportunity to delve into the dynamic asset management world from an enterprise risk management perspective. And as APG embraces new technological developments, our operational risk management is also changing rapidly. With your open mind for new techniques, such as process mining, robotic process automation, data analytics and virtualization-based reporting tools, you are committed to working with the business on efficient and effective risk management, for example by implementing continuous risk monitoring. Are you here to join our department?’

Your focus area will be Investment Operations. This includes registration of private investments, trade processing, data management, cash management and reporting. You will be the contactperson, jointy with a senior colleague.

As a (Junior) Enterprise Risk Manager, you will do the following:

  • develop your knowledge and insight into our asset management activities, especially for your focus area Investment Operations, where the back office activities for our investments are taking place such as trade processing, valuation, reporting.
  • develop and maintain the control framework and our ISAE reports;
  • assess and discuss the effectiveness of the management testing cycle;
  • assess issues and audit findings and monitoring of follow-up actions;
  • initiate and facilitate risk(self)assessments;
  • contribute to the development and implementation of new technology;
  • participate in CFRO "crossteams" in which we work together from the various CFRO expertise on 2nd line risk opinions on a wide range of topics;
  • liaising with internal audit and our external auditor;
  • promote to risk awareness.
You work closely with the Enterprise Risk Management colleagues at our locations in Amsterdam, Heerlen, Hong Kong and New York, Group Risk of APG and your business counterparts. Your location is the APG office in Heerlen.

This is what you offer

As a (Junior) Enterprise Risk Manager in our dynamic environment, you are a team player who enjoys considerable autonomy at the same time. You are eager to learn, enthusiastic and result-oriented and switch quickly. You have a quick understanding of the control of processes and systems. You don’t hesitate to share your observations with your ERM and business colleagues as a business partner. It goes without saying that you are a great communicator and organizationally sensitive. Your good interpersonal skills enable you to ensure that improvements will actually take place.
            Furthermore we are looking for:
  • an academic degree that suits your further development in enterprise risk management and operational risk management;
  • five years of experience at a maximum in a 2nd line enterprise risk management / operational risk management role at a large organisation or as an auditor or consultant at one of the 'Big Four' accounting firms;
  • affinity with internal control, IT, data management and new technology;
  • excellent command of spoken and written English ánd Dutch language;
If you do not meet the above requirements, we kindly ask you not to apply. Note: this does not concern a financial risk management role.


This is where you'll work

For APG, retirement is about people, living and living together. With careful asset management, pension administration, communication and advice, APG wants to contribute to a livable future in which we share prosperity and well-being honestly and sustainably together. For present and future generations. For now and later.

We offer you a salary, dependent on experience, of maximum € 6.270 gross. A starting scale can ben one of the possibilities. And nice conditions like: 

  • education and training 
  • good work life balance
  • en excellent pension scheme.

More information

More information? Contact Jan Willem Hermans, Head of Risk, on +31 (6)10 11 05 47, who can tell you more about the content of the feature.

Do you see a future at APG? Apply with an English letter and CV and show yourself to us.

I am happy to help you

Marije Renema

Corporate recruiter