Senior Investment Specialist Real Estate

Do you have a background in Real Estate and passionate about Sustainability? Are you drawn toward communication and making a difference for our investment clients? Then this Investment Specialist vacancy at APG Asset Management might be a good fit for you.

36-40 uur
Jaren ervaring
5 - 10

Dit wordt je functie

As a Senior Investment Specialist Real Estate, you will be part of the Global Real Estate Management Team, whilst also being part of a team of eight asset-class oriented Investment Specialists, which are deployed within APG’s investment teams. The Investment Specialists work within the global investment teams to provide both internal and external stakeholders with the most relevant and necessary information about the investment portfolios, philosophy, investment process, positions and performance of specific investment products. As an investment specialist you will contribute to the delivery to fulfil stakeholders needs, understand and extract needs, and ensure a pleasant experience whilst growing satisfaction through analytics and digitalization. As such, the ideal candidate will have good communication skills, a consultant mindset and client focus in combination with a passion for institutional real estate investing.

The main responsibilities of the Investment Specialist Real Estate include the following:

  • Work with the Real Estate investment team in executing their tasks and activities related to interaction with Fiduciary Management and other stakeholders;
  • Support the investment teams in promoting their investment strategies internally and externally and serve as a point of contact for Fiduciary Management;
  • Use your presentation drafting and delivery skills to contribute to investment reporting and prepare/give presentations on the investments and investment analysis. Contribute to improved reporting to match or exceed industry standards;
  • Contribute and coordinate workflow with respect to client-related activities such as Business Plans, Mandating Cycle, Annual Portfolio Reviews;
  • Build a database of presentations, RFP Q&As, signature investment examples;
  • Assist in refining policies and procedures with an eye towards best practice solutions.

With assets under management of over €550 billion, APG is one of the world's largest institutional investors and leading pension fund manager in the Netherlands. APG manages a mature, award-winning Real Estate portfolio on behalf of its clients which is diversified across regions, sectors, and risk styles. We have significant scale and skills yet act with the nimbleness of a boutique. We invest through different routes into Real Estate (direct investments, funds, co-investments, club investments and joint ventures) and always with a strong focus on the highest ESG standards.

The Senior Investment Specialist Real Estate will functionally report to the Global Head of Real Estate Investment Strategy, whilst hierarchically reporting to the Head of Service Investment Solutions. You will work closely with APG’s other Investment Specialists to ensure that presentations, RFI/database content, and other relevant materials are centrally stored and have a consistent lay-out across investment teams. You will serve as back-up for other Investment Specialists within the Team.

All Investment Specialists are currently based in Amsterdam, mainly due to the proximity to Fiduciary Management and Clients. However, the team has a global scope and also supports the CIO organization in Hong Kong and New York offices. The Investment Specialists are also digital enablers; i.e. they contribute to the execution of the digitalization roadmap within the CIO cluster.

Dit breng je mee

As a Senior Investment Specialist Real Estate you have a self-starting attitude. You have a pro-active, hands-on and pragmatic mindset with a strong client focus, and the right mind-set to represent a long-term and responsible investor. You know how to organize your internal network and you are a team player with a healthy ambition. You are analytically strong, your work is accurate and your communication skills are more than well-developed including drafting storylines, presenting and writing skills. You ask the right questions at the right moment and able to get buy-in for your ideas at different levels of the organisation.

Additionally, you have:

  • An academic degree in finance, economics, business administration or an equivalent qualification; a CFA charter or an equivalent qualification (e.g. VBA Investment Management, CAIA, etc.) would be preferred;
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience within asset management, investment consultancy or investor relations environment;
  • A deep understanding of the institutional real estate market;
  • A passion for investing, ambition to ensure continuous improvement and a drive to operate in a demanding, performance oriented work environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English and Dutch;
  • Excellent client relationship and stakeholder management skills.

Hier ga je aan de slag

We offer you a competitive monthly salary based on a 40-hour working and attractive terms of employment with a focus on flexibility.   

  • A guaranteed year-end bonus of 8.33% and holiday allowance of 8%
  • An attractive mobility budget
  • Ample attention to your vitality and personal development 
  • Ability to grow your professional network, internally as well as externally
  • Working from home for 2 to 3 days, and also working from one of our beautiful 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! 

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Please contact manager Gerben de Zwart via He can tell you more about the specific position. If you are the person we are looking for, please click on the apply button, complete the form, upload your 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. A Pre Employment Screening is part of the procedure.

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