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Portfolio Manager/Analyst Investment Grade Corporate Bonds - PGGM

Location: Zeist
Employment: Full-time

Your thorough analyses provide insights into the (financial) position of companies in which PGGM invests. You identify potential investment risks and are comfortable taking investment decisions in a portfolio context that lead to strong returns.

Jouw rol

Together with your team members you perform in depth analyses with respect to the strategy, positioning, financial metrics and sustainability of a wide range of companies and help to translate those into an optimal positioning within the overall portfolio of corporate bonds. Sustainable investments are at the core of PGGM’s investment philosophy and are an important factor in realizing a positive contribution to society. You are on top of current affairs that can potentially impact the companies you cover, which can include a wide range of topics like Brexit, Covid-19 or trade tensions and determine the potential impact on our investments. You are motivated to know the ins-and-outs of the financial position of your companies and evaluate the steps that each company has taken with respect to sustainability. As a portfolio manager/analyst, your main responsibilities include:

  • Performing analyses of organizations, resulting in a well-documented evaluation of the current financial position of the company and an evaluation of the relative attractiveness of its outstanding bonds
  • Maintain direct contact with companies you cover in order to stay up-to-date on any developments.
  • Monitoring global news flow to determine the impact on specific sectors. You go through company reports and read and discuss published reports with other company analysts.
  • Assist in implementing further steps to improve the sustainability of our investments.
  • Monitor relative valuations of bonds of different companies and make investment proposals in order to create an optimal portfolio together with your team members.

Jouw afdeling binnen PGGM

As an asset manager for pension funds, PGGM sees it as its mission to help people realize a prosperous future. Involvement in society and investing in a sustainable manner are key pillars to realize this ambition. From its office in Zeist, around 1.500 people at PGGM are working to provide millions of people with a valuable and sustainable pension.

You will be working together with 4 colleagues in the Investment Grade Credit team, which manages around 6 billion euro in corporate bonds, mostly of large European and American companies. Realizing a strong financial and sustainable return is our main goal. Your job is the help build out the current successful track record of the team by contributing insightful analyses and by taking profitable investment decisions. 

Jouw achtergrond

Besides possessing the relevant prior experience, having a good fit with the other team members is crucial for fulfilling your role optimally. You are a social person, can easily relate to other people and can handle constructive criticism in a positive way. Conversely, you also have a critical eye towards your colleagues and are not afraid to challenge opinions of others. You possess a strong interest in fundamental analysis and in portfolio management and support the mission of PGGM: Investing in a sustainable way to be able to offer people a comfortable old age. You are in possession of:

  • A university degree, for instance in business economics or econometrics
  • At least 5 years of experience in corporate analysis, for instance as a financial analyst.
  • A CFA and/or VBA degree or the willingness to obtain such a degree
  • Fluent in English
  • Interest in ESG-aspects

Wat wij bieden

PGGM is well-known for being a good employer. We reward our employees for their commitment and hard work and value a good work-life balance. It goes without saying that we would like you to continue your own personal development and offer you the tools to do so. As an employee of PGGM, you can count on:

  • A 36-hour contract
  • Depending on your level of prior experience, a salary in either scale 11 or 12.
  • Significant budget for personal development through internal and external courses or training
  • Over 26 holidays
  • An end-of-year gratification of 7,5%.
  • Flexibility in working hours and options to work from home
  • A good pension arrangement as a participant in the pension scheme of PFZW
  • Collective health insurance at CZ. You will receive a discount on both compulsory insurance and additional modules.

Meer weten?

Are you experienced in the analysis of complex companies? In that case, you are invited to apply for this vacancy before August 17th 2020. Do you have any questions or would you like to know more before applying? Please contact recruiter Harriët Koster, via 06 – 20 51 84 07 or Further information regarding the procedure for filling this vacancy can be found on our website.



Information and application:


Please send your application for Portfolio Manager/Analyst Investment Grade Corporate Bonds at PGGM in Zeist including your CV via our website.

Job posted

14 juli 2020
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More information:

Do you have any questions or would you like to know more before applying? Please contact recruiter Harriët Koster, via 06 – 20 51 84 07 or

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