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Junior Portfolio Risk Manager (Derivatives) - Aegon Asset Management

Locatie: Den Haag

Currently, we are looking for a Junior Portfolio Risk Manager.
Are you ready for the next step in your career? Then join us at Aegon Asset Management in the Netherlands!
Your challenge
As a Junior Portfolio Risk Manager you will be part of a team dedicated to investment risk management activities in support of Aegon Asset Management’s portfolios. More specifically, you will work in the Portfolio Risk Management and Control (PRMC) department consisting of a team of 11 investment-focused risk professionals located in The Hague. You will be reporting to the CRO of Aegon Asset Management. The team is relatively young, ambitious and organize regular social events outside of the workplace.
Together with another Portfolio Risk Manager you are responsible for risk management and oversight of all our derivatives related activities. You are responsible for the full value chain in our risk management process, going from risk identification, risk monitoring, risk measurement, to active challenge of portfolio management and risk reporting.
You continuously track developments of new products, models and investment mandates, in cooperation with the client, account management, and our portfolio management teams, and provide a second line oversight and challenge on all these activities. On a regular basis you report on your findings to both internal and external stakeholders.
To succeed in this role you have excellent communication skills and know how to engage with different stakeholders to ensure you can represent the team both inside the organization and towards clients. You will provide coaching to more junior colleagues to support their development. Extensive knowledge of derivatives and a detail oriented focus is required to provide in-depth reviews, discussions and challenge.
This is a great senior role for someone who likes to combine technical knowledge with a key representative role within Aegon Asset Management.
In this role you have the opportunity to participate in the Technical Development Program that Aegon offers, which is a structured, six year, hands-on development program for Aegon’s future leaders. High-potential individuals with a quantitative background are invited to apply to this program. During the program you will have many opportunities to develop yourself by participating in behavioral training programs and obtaining professional credentials. More information on the TDP program can be found on the Aegon website.
Aegon Asset Management (AAM) is part of Aegon Group, one of the world's leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management. Aegon Asset Management is a global, active investment manager. We use our investment management expertise to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security, with a focus on excellence, trust and partnership. Investors worldwide entrust Aegon Asset Management to manage approximately €343 billion on their behalf.

As a Senior Portfolio Risk Manager you have the following qualifications:

  • A master's degree in quantitative finance, econometrics, statistics, mathematics, actuarial, or related field;
  • An FRM, CFA, FAS/ASA, or other professional financial risk designation is preferred;
  • Knowledge of (fixed income or equity related) derivatives products;
  • Strong communication skills.

Aegon Asset Management aims to be an employer of choice in the financial services industry. As a global company, we offer excellent terms of employment, a very diverse and inspiring work environment, and development opportunities. Moreover we offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Good work/life balance including a minimum of 25 vacation days.
  • A commuting allowance.
  • An excellent pension plan and discounts on Aegon products.
Den Haag

Information and application:


Please send your application for Junior Portfolio Risk Manager (Derivatives) at Aegon Asset Management in Den Haag including your CV via our website.

Job posted

25 augustus 2018
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More information:

Daniel Van Scherpenzeel
m. 06 2351 68 89

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