In 2017 APG Asset Management created a Fiduciary Management (FM) department with the objective to provide pension fund clients with independent advice on their investment mandates and keep oversight on the appropriate implementation of client mandates and assignments.
In this position of Mandate Researcher you will provide support to all Fiduciary Managers on the development and realization of mandating advice, decision-making and decision evaluation thereby contributing to the setting of a mandate and reviewing this against the top class asset managers in the world.
Your daily work includes:
- Performing a variety of quantitative analyses like factor analyses, peer group analyses, or simulation studies;
- Contributing to and reviewing asset-class specific investment cases for a specific set of asset classes, that will be used as input for mandating client advice;
- Working on performance & risk analyses for a number of different asset classes throughout the investment process (from strategic level to detailed mandate level);
- Gaining insights in the top class worldwide asset managers by being involved in the evaluation of asset managers
- Close contact, together with the Fiduciary Manager, with Portfolio Managers and Risk Management colleagues;
- Monitoring risk-exposure and performance and conduct stress tests across the client portfolio and flag issues so they can be resolved;
- Acting as a point of contact in absence of the Fiduciary Manager.
The department of the Chief Fiduciary Officer is designed to act as a trusted and independent advisor of our pension fund clients. It advises clients on strategic balance-sheet and investment management strategy, and translates the client strategy into a tangible set of mandates. CFI evaluates the performance of selected internal and external asset managers and keeps oversight over the risk and return of the total client portfolio. Within the CFI department, based in Amsterdam, you will be a member of the new Mandate Management department. You report to the Manager Mandate Research.