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Fiduciary Manager Client Portfolio - APG

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

Do you have strong managerial, analytical and problem-solving skills and experience with operational investment risk management? And do you enjoy working in a challenging environment with a driven team of professionals with the ability to make a difference for our clients? Then we would love to hear your story.

Job description

In 2017 APG Asset Management created a Fiduciary Management (FM) department with the objective to provide pension fund clients with independent advice on their investment portfolio. Also, to keep oversight on the appropriate implementation of client investment mandates.

In this position, you work in a team of Fiduciary Managers and focus on operational risks. You are responsible for the review of investment operations, including IT risks related to systems and processes. As the investment world embraces data analytics, new technological and sustainable development, our fiduciary management also changes. A dynamic environment! With your open mind for new techniques, you monitor the operational execution of our clients’ investment mandates.

As a Fiduciary Manager Client Portfolio you will be, together with the team, responsible for:

  • Conducting (yearly) reviews of the execution of investment mandates, with focus on non-financial, operational risks; as well as reviews of the processes and activities of the Operations and IT department;
  • Development of an assessment framework for investment operations and IT;
  • Coordination and shaping of Mandate Management processes and products (e.g., templates, definitions, planning and assembly of products like reviews, guidelines for mandates);
  • Providing advice and support for clients in the design of integrated risk management policies, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Translating the clients investment strategy into tangible mandates;
  • Monitoring performance and risk at client portfolio level. Intervene when necessary in the best interest of the client;
  • Taking mandating decisions or advising about mandate requirements, in the best interest of the client;
  • Conducting 1st line risk management activities on the client portfolio. This includes monitoring, performing scenario and stress tests and advising on total risk exposure across the client portfolio.

The department of the Chief Fiduciary Officer is designed to act as a trusted and independent advisor of our pension fund clients. It advises clients on strategic balance-sheet and investment management strategy and translates the client strategy into a tangible set of mandates. CFI evaluates the performance of selected internal and external asset managers and keeps oversight over the risk and return of the total client portfolio. Within the CFI department, you will be a member of the Mandate Management department. You report to the Head of Client Portfolio.

You will be based in Amsterdam at our office at Sloterdijk/Edge West.

Job requirements

As Fiduciary Manager Client Portfolio you are a result-oriented team player with strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills. You have a quick understanding of the control of processes and systems. You are an independent and analytical thinker with excellent communication skills, who builds and maintains strong relationships. You have high standards for the quality of your work and your organizational sensitivity towards both the client and APG is well developed.

Furthermore we ask for:

  • (Post) Academic Degree in relevant field of expertise (Risk Management, Information Technology, Finance, MBA);
  • 10+ years relevant experience within operational investment risk management, including experience with defining control frameworks and operational investment risk assessments; for example experience in a 2nd line IT risk management role or as an auditor or consultant at one of the large audit firms;
  • Strong knowledge and experience of operational risk management, IT processes, due diligence and integral risk management;
  • Operational investment risk and/or information technology expertise is the differentiating factor for this position as it is complementary to the current team;
  • Project management skills, pro-active and hands-on, getting things done;
  • A digital mindset and well-developed communication skills (orally and in writing); fluent in English and Dutch in writing and presenting;
  • Capability of building and structuring a solid argumentation and the ability to defend your own opinion and to stand your own ground;

Working conditions

We offer you a competitive monthly salary based on a 40-hour working and attractive terms of employment with a focus on flexibility.   

  • A guaranteed year-end bonus of 8.33% 
  • A very attractive fixed mobility allowance
  • Ample attention to your vitality and personal development 
  • Hybrid working: at home and in our great Amsterdam office 
  • And of course a well-organized pension.  

For pension provider APG, pensions are about people, life and how we live together. Through careful asset management, pension administration, communication and advice, APG wants to help build a decent future in which we share our well-being and prosperity honestly and sustainably. For present and future generations. For today, tomorrow and beyond. 
APG is committed to serving 4.7 million people in the Netherlands. That explains the importance we attach to reflecting Dutch society. To that end, APG strives for an inclusive work environment in which everyone can be themselves and their unique qualities are embraced. 

Choosing APG means choosing a job in which you contribute to a bright future. Don’t delay, apply today! 

More information? 

Please contact recruiter Roy Tholen via +31-6-13781418 or, who can tell you more about this specific position.

Do you see a future with APG? Apply with an English CV and cover letter and show us what motivates you.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Fiduciary Manager Client Portfolio at APG in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted
19 april 2022
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More information:
Roy Tholen
Corporate Recruiter
m. +31(6)13781418

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