Asset management

Senior Credit Strategist

The Netherlands / Amsterdam
40-40 hours
Years of experience
> 10
Academic higher education

This is going to be your job

The APG Credit team is looking to recruit a Credit Strategist. The Credit team focuses on a broad spectrum of the liquid, global credit markets ranging from investment grade, high yield and mortgages bonds to leveraged loans and structured credit. The team is based In Amsterdam and New York.

As a Credit Strategist you will analyse the broad credit asset class from a top down perspective and within a global context. You will develop a top down fundamental view on the overall credit asset class as well as views on its different sub asset classes. As a Credit Strategist you will be part of the Global Credit team and will work in close cooperation with the heads of the European and US teams as well as its individual portfolio managers. You will provide input for the overall risk positioning of the global credit investment strategy, you will identify trends and perform ad hoc research on  thematic topics that are deemed to be relevant for credit markets and the portfolio. In addition you will help the team set the broader macro-economic context in which they invest.

The Credit Strategist will work closely together with Fiduciary Management. Listening to clients demands and giving clear advice when asked is therefore paramount. This means explaining the investment process and the investment decisions taken, but also incorporating client demands into the Global Credit proposition. The rapidly changing internal and external developments regarding credit investing and more broadly pension fund investing guarantee a dynamic environment to work in.

The global Credit team consists of 34 investment professionals split between the New York and Amsterdam offices. We anticipate to hire the Credit Strategist for our  Amsterdam office.

This is what you offer

Job requirements
The Credit Strategist that we are looking for is a strong team player, brings excellent analytical and communication skills and has a proactive (working) attitude. Self-motivation is in your DNA and you have a healthy ambition level.
The ideal candidate has:

  • A university degree in either economics or econometrics and/or you have a postgraduate degree relevant to the vacant position (like CFA or VBA)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in portfolio management within a credit environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language;
  • A willingness to travel from time to time;
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets as well as macro-economic and monetary developments
  • Good quantitative and modelling skills
  • A digital mindset
  • Client Focus

This is where you'll work

Your salary and benefits are competitive in the Dutch labor market. As a certified Top Employer we offer you a challenging and appealing work environment with excellent benefits, so you are able to continually grow on a personal and professional level, maintaining a healthy work-life balance at the same time. We believe that diversity promotes a broader vision and better decision-making. Engagement and respecting cultural differences contribute to our corporate objectives. Everyone is welcome to apply.

Who are we?
APG Asset Management is part of pension provider APG and one of the largest pension asset managers in the world. As a member of our organization you’ll contribute to the pensions for 4.7 million people. Our core belief is that our ability to improve investment decision making using data and digital technologies will define our future success. We have been engaging on an ambitious multi-year digitalization journey, and need talent to drive that further.

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For more information about this position, please contact Tim Slütter, Head of European Credit +31-20 604 8344 or Andre Komaromi, Corporate Recruiter, at +31 (6) 12417927. If you are the person we are looking for, click on the apply button, complete the form and upload your CV and covering letter.

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