Are you the Compliance Officer who helps the organization to be demonstrable compliant? Do you like working in a complex and challenging environment and would you like to become part of a global asset management organization? Are you an energetic person with a positively critical mindset? If so, we would love to hear your story!
Within APG AM Compliance is responsible for identifying and analyzing the compliance risks that APG AM faces. The department advises to design and implement measures to control compliance risks that may occur. Compliance also helps the organization by advising, creating awareness and monitoring that what extent it complies with applicable rules and regulations.
The team is part of the CFRO function and has the whole organization of APG AM in scope. As a Compliance Officer you have a function with responsibility and challenges in a motivated team that strives for added value to their stakeholders. The atmosphere within the team is professional and open. Team members are located in both Amsterdam and Heerlen.
APG Asset Management (APG AM) is responsible for being compliant with all relevant regulations in the countries we operate in. As a member of the Compliance team you ensure that APG AM maintains a sound reliable reputation, and will be responsible for identifying, analyzing relevant in- and external (international) developments in the area of compliance.
In the role of Compliance officer you are expected to have a pro-active posture and to be able to perform all activities from the Compliance cycle. More specifically you will be in close contact with and support the business and amongst others give advice, monitor, report and provide periodic training and education. With your contribution you help APG AM to demonstrate it complies with applicable rules and regulations.
The CFRO function aims to be an objective partner to our clients, ensuring that all risks and costs are taken into account, all decisions are transparent and have a proper audit trail, and the decision making process is sound, responsible and cost effective. The department acts as a countervailing power to challenge business decisions within APG Asset Management.
You will be based in Amsterdam and are willing to work at our Heerlen location when needed by mutual consent
As a Compliance Officer you are driven by new developments in your field of expertise. Your analytical skills are well developed, you have a keen eye for detail and you know how to challenge the relevant (international) environment on various levels. Your excellent communication skills and organizational sensitivity give you the ability to develop effective working relationships. Furthermore we ask for:
- Passion for Compliance, Integrity and investment management;
- Academic level in relevant field (legal and/or economics);
- Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch;
- 5-7 years experience in the field of Compliance for example within a Bank, Asset management firm, Consultancy firm or one of our Regulators;
- A broad and profound knowledge of and experience in the business of APG Asset Management, its products, services, processes and ability to translate this into compliance risk management;
- Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of laws and regulations that are applicable to an Asset Management firm like APG AM (e.g. AIFMD, MiFID II);
- A completed Compliance Course or willingness to follow one;
- You are a teamplayer, pro-active, independent and have excellent problem solving skills;
- Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications, e.g. Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
APG believes good employment practices are essential. In addition to a market level salary and a quality pension scheme, we also offer extensive opportunity in training and personal development. APG is proud to have earned the Top Employer and Top Employer titles since 2008.
We believe that diversity promotes a broader vision and better decision-making. Engagement and respecting cultural differences contribute to our corporate objectives.
APG is an excellent company to work for, both because of its dynamic and supportive atmosphere and also because of the opportunities we offer for continued development. Within APG, you will be able to receive the education and training you need to continue to perform at your best.
Wie zijn wij?
For more information about this position, please contact Andre Komáromi at +31 (0)6 12 41 7927. If you are the person we are looking for we would like to invite you to apply, complete the form and upload your CV and cover letter.