(Senior) Portfolio Manager Commodities

APG Asset Management is looking for a, quantitatively driven, Senior Portfolio Manager for the Commodities department with experience in portfolio management, preferably in managing commodity futures contracts in the metal, oil and/or agricultural markets.

40-40 uur
Jaren ervaring
5 - 10

Dit wordt je functie

Using your quantitative affinity and experience, you contribute to the solid construction of the APG Commodities portfolios based on investment opportunities and risks. Together with your colleagues, you are responsible for applying the in-house developed models for the quant based part of the strategy in order to effectively manage the different client portfolios on a daily basis. Furthermore, you develop research that aims to improve the expected performance of the strategies by improving the existing factors in the model or research new factors to be included in the strategies. You also apply macro-economic and fundamental commodity analyses to identify and mitigate risks in the portfolios and to identify long term investment opportunities to potentially incorporate in the client mandates. The daily portfolio management and research activities are supported by a proprietary, internally developed platform and dedicated quant developers.
We aim to find a Senior Portfolio Manager to fulfill a key role in:
  • The day-to-day management of the internal Active long-only Commodity Strategies;
  • Development of new systematic trading strategies in the commodity space;
  • Analyze fundamental datasets using statistical analysis and machine learning;
  • Improve tools used in investment process; 
  • Helping our clients understand and further develop their commodity investments mandate.
Job desription
The Commodities team aims to offer commodity exposure to APG’s pension fund clients as efficiently as possible, by implementing multiple internally managed active long-only strategies using listed commodity futures contracts and swaps. The team serves multiple clients who allocate up to 6% of their assets to Commodities. The organization is very motivated to continue developing, and to implement the necessary improvements to keep up with the challenging and constantly changing environment. The investments are managed by five investment professionals. Together with your co-workers, you address all facets of the strategy together and apply a team-based approach to make investment decisions.

Dit breng je mee

We ask for:
The Senior Portfolio Manager we are looking for is a self-confident actor in the work environment. You are a critical thinker that likes to challenge the consensus, you communicate clearly and you have a high degree of integrity. Furthermore, you like working together and get satisfaction out of reaching the team’s goals. You combine a strong quantitative affinity with an understanding of macro-economic and fundamental commodity developments. Lastly, you are motivated to contribute to the pension of about 4.5 million people, by investing their pension money in an effective and sustainable way.

Additionally, you have:
  • Completed a study at academic higher education level, preferably economics, finance and/or another quantitative study, with additional CFA or CAIA;
  • At least 5 years of experience in asset management, preferably in commodities and/or quantitative investment strategies;
  • Familiarity with programming, preferably in R. Knowledge of Python and SQL is also a plus;
  • Excellent command of English, both verbally and in writing.


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Labor conditions
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% 
  • A target driven bonus scheme
  • A very attractive fixed mobility allowance
  • 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 Peter Verbaken 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.

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