(Junior) Data Management Analyst / Associate

Heerlen | WO | Vermogensbeheer, IT, Overig | Voltijd
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Do you understand the complexity of data and the key role it plays within Asset Management? Do you have the strong analytical and communication skills needed to translate information requirements into data components, and vice versa? Do you also have an affinity with financial systems? Then we would like to talk to you.

As (Junior) Data Management Analyst, you facilitate the information provision process for all APG Asset Management. You are responsible for managing our data suppliers, imposing quality standards, and monitoring compliance with them. Utilizing your investment, data knowledge and skills, you audit the data and enrich it in compliance with the standards agreed with the customers of the information products. You engage in active dialog with the aim of boosting data quality. You guide and control the translation of business requirements into solutions in day-to-day operations as well as at a larger scale within the context of project organization. The world isn’t perfect so you track the imperfections and propose improvements.

You have an innate ability to empathize with the client’s needs, you are tenacious and service-minded and you provide constructive criticism. You will be creating and reporting performance dashboards in order to better monitor portfolio investments.

You’ll be part of the (dedicated) Data Management department and potentially part of an Agile team too.

You’ll be dedicated to a domain / client and rotate from time to time, domains are (Quant) Equities, Fixed Income, Alternative Investments, Risk Management and ESG. You will be in charge of reporting performance dashboards to Front Office in order to better monitor portfolio investments. The total AUM of APG AM supersedes €500bln.

We are looking for a (Junior) Data Management Analyst / Associate in Heerlen. Your residence is in the near vicinity of the Heerlen office as your working day starts early.

Within Asset Management you’ll work within Data Management. This department part of Operations – positioned between the Investors and IT – in the center of the organization. With a broad responsible – starting with data definitions up to the daily delivery of information products to the Investors. The team is a mix of permanent and contracted employees to match the needs of a busy project portfolio. The diverse team, the work and the environment all have a distinctly international flavor.


As (Junior) Data Management Analyst / Associate you have superior analytical insight. You excel in managing the organization of information flows and are able to map them clearly. You actively network, are proactive and you focus (with) your team on achieving results. Your knowledge and expertise make you a valued dialog partner. You embrace changes and flourish in a dynamic environment. Working under daily time pressure in a dynamic and changing environment is not a problem for you and you are familiar with the financial products and their characteristics.

You strive to enhance the daily operational flow and have an attitude to pursue perfection in your work as well as your close colleagues. You are able to translate day-to-day events in usable management information.

Further qualifications:

  • Degree in specialized field (e.g. finance and investments or information management);
  • 2+ years’ relevant work experience;
  • CFA and/or VBA (started) will be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of (analytical) methods/techniques;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English; Dutch will be an advantage.


APG is a pension provider that organizes the pensions for 4.5 million people on behalf of several pension funds. We provide the pensions of one in every five families in the Netherlands.
APG Asset Management is one of the largest pension asset managers in the world. We leverage all our experience, expertise and innovative power to invest the pension assets of our clients and their participants cost effectively. We contribute to a quality, affordable pension by achieving a stable, sustainable long-term return with responsible risks. For APG Asset Management, innovation and personal development are the way to keep a leading edge in pension asset management. Do you love your profession as well as a challenge? APG Asset Management offers plenty of challenges.

APG believes good employment practices are essential. In addition to a market level salary, a quality pension scheme and a year-end bonus, we also offer extensive opportunity in training and personal development. APG is proud to have earned the Top Employer title since 2008.
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.

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For more information about this position, please contact Wim van Empel at +31 6 1297 3427.

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