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WO Internship Data Scientist for Investment Solutions - NN

Location: The Hague
Salary: € 600 a month
Employment: Intern
Your role will be to research one or more new quantitative signals, with the support of our Data Scientists. Your research will help the team generate new insights and add value to our asset allocation processes.

Do you want to do quantitative research and apply these insights to fixed income investing? We have a great opportunity for a data scientist intern with a passion for data analysis, programming and financial markets. Your hard work could be implemented directly into a strategy for NN IP’s clients.

The internship fee for this internship is  WO € 600,- gross based on a 36-hour working week.

Your impact as Data Scientist Intern at NN

Adaptive Investing is a cornerstone of NN IP’s strategy, augmenting human capabilities with sophisticated techniques.  Your research will help the team generate new insights and add value to our asset allocation processes.  A research project does not always discover a new source of returns, but when it does then it may be implemented directly into the investment processes of our investment funds and client mandates or serve as an input to decision making.

Your responsibilities

  • You will research new quantitative factors that drive asset class performance, perform in-depth analysis of identified signals, deriving optimal settings for performance
  • You analyse data and interpret results, backtesting to really see if your research has worked!
  • You create presentations of your results and organize discussions with the stakeholders such as NN IP Data Scientists and Investment Teams

Who you are

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague. When assessing your application we will be looking for:

  • Student of statistics / econometrics / mathematics / financial economics or similar
  • Understanding of time series and basic backtesting principles with interest in financial markets
  • Able to explain, document and present ideas and concepts to a broader audience
  • Experience of programming languages like R/Python and collaborative and structured coding principles

Your colleagues

The Fixed Income Solutions (FIS) department is responsible for Liability Driven Investment (LDI), Money Market Funds, and Global Fixed Income. The Investment Solutions team sits as part of the General Account (GA) desk, and is responsible for the investment management of the NN insurance entities and third parties.  With entities such as NN Leven, NN Insurance Belgium, NN Spain, NN Greece and NN Reinsurance, NN Group is NN IP’s biggest client.  The team has 4 dedicated Data Scientists with tasks that range from quantitative signals, to investment tooling. Additionally the team is responsible for FX hedging and other derivative overlays, for the securities financing program and for identifying investment opportunities in a range of markets.  The successful candidate will gain exposure to all of these activities.

Due to Covid-19, NN colleagues are still working from home most of the time and we are preparing for a combination of working from home (or anywhere else) and at the office. The official location for this job is The Hague.

Will you be our new colleague?

If you are enthusiastic about this vacancy and think that you would be a good fit for the team at NN, we would like to invite you to apply. We are very keen to find out who you are, what motivates you and what you can contribute to this role at NN.

Apply now

If you have any questions about the vacancy or the process, give us a call or let us know on WhatsApp. You can reach out to Bianca Hoogweg, internship coordinator via 06- 10816801 or via In this video Bianca introduces herself to you.

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Please send your application for WO Internship Data Scientist for Investment Solutions at NN in The Hague including your CV via our website.

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Job posted
09 oktober 2021
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Bianca Hoogweg
m. +31 (0)6 108 16801

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