(Junior) Financial Risk Manager Equities

Amsterdam | WO | Vermogensbeheer | Voltijd
Solliciteer direct


We are looking for a (junior) Financial Risk Manager who will be focused on performing risk managing activities for the two asset classes Equities Developed & Equities Emerging. The main set of responsibilities is captured by:
  • Assisting CFRO/IRM in Fiduciary led processes such as the mandating process, and review of investment guidelines, Business plans for the asset class
  • Risk-based monitoring of the mentioned asset classes. This entails
    • Ensuring adequate risk modeling of positions within the Risk Management system.
    • Running risk analysis on the asset classes mentioned using the risk management system
    • Preparing periodical risk reports including advice/opinions
    • Maintaining the proprietary independent risk-scoring of underlying investment mandates
  • Preparation of risk analyses (periodical and ad hoc; including observations) for review purposes and advice towards senior management and portfolio manager(s).
  • Assist in the writing of risk opinions on new investment proposals and products to committee investment proposals/investment committee.
  • Maintaining open and constructive relationship with resp CIO/PM team
  • Performing ongoing risk oversight on the investment process and portfolio positioning by maintaining regular communication with portfolio managers
  • Participation in relevant projects at several levels of the organization
  • Daily monitoring of post-trade compliance


  • University degree in a quantitative/finance study or a similar background.
  • 3-7 years of relevant work experience in an asset management environment of which a substantial part within a risk management role or position
  • Knowledge of financial instruments (money market, interest rate and fx forward instruments and their dynamics), financial markets, a broad scope of asset classes
  • Good technical knowledge of asset allocation and liquidity management within an asset manager environment
  • Knowledge of the following IT suits is a plus: SAS, Factset, Risk Manager, Bloomberg, Qlik
  • Experience with programming is a plus, e.g. Matlab, Python, SQL.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Hands-on and a team player and problem solving mentality
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize between short term workload and long term projects.
  • Accurate, pro-active, self-motivating
  • Tenaciousness is perceived as a strong quality


APG is a pension provider that organizes the pensions for 4.7 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.

Wie zijn wij?

For more information about this position, please contact Lotte Jongbloed, Corporate Recruiter, at +31 (6) 82 26 1968. If you are the person we are looking for, click on the apply button, complete the form and upload your CV and covering letter.