The APG Credit team is looking to recruit a Credit Strategist. The Credit team focuses on a broad spectrum of the liquid, global credit markets ranging from investment grade, high yield and mortgages bonds to leveraged loans and structured credit. The team is based In Amsterdam and New York.
As a Credit Strategist you will analyse the broad credit asset class from a top down perspective and within a global context. You will develop a top down fundamental view on the overall credit asset class as well as views on its different sub asset classes. As a Credit Strategist you will be part of the Global Credit team and will work in close cooperation with the heads of the European and US teams as well as its individual portfolio managers. You will provide input for the overall risk positioning of the global credit investment strategy, you will identify trends and perform ad hoc research on thematic topics that are deemed to be relevant for credit markets and the portfolio. In addition you will help the team set the broader macro-economic context in which they invest.
The Credit Strategist will work closely together with Fiduciary Management. Listening to clients demands and giving clear advice when asked is therefore paramount. This means explaining the investment process and the investment decisions taken, but also incorporating client demands into the Global Credit proposition. The rapidly changing internal and external developments regarding credit investing and more broadly pension fund investing guarantee a dynamic environment to work in.
The global Credit team consists of 34 investment professionals split between the New York and Amsterdam offices. We anticipate to hire the Credit Strategist for our Amsterdam office.
The Credit Strategist that we are looking for is a strong team player, brings excellent analytical and communication skills and has a proactive (working) attitude. Self-motivation is in your DNA and you have a healthy ambition level.
The ideal candidate has: