Senior Investment Manager Granular Loans

40 Hours
Asset Management
The Hague
Aegon Netherlands

Function

Currently, we are looking for a Senior Investment Manager Granular Loans. Are you ready for the next step in your career? Then join us at Aegon NL.

Are you the Investment Manager who would like to optimize the investments on the balance sheet of Aegon NL? Do you want to have a high impact role that stretches both your analytical as well as communicate skills in the field of investment management? Join the CIO Office at Aegon Netherlands and shape this role into a success!

CIO Office
The newly set up CIO office is amongst others responsible for setting the investment strategies for the internal balance sheets and driving the execution either direct or through asset managers.
Within Investment Management we have grouped different investment strategies into key areas. For each focus area we would like to have one person that takes full responsibility for the selected asset category.
For the focus area Granular Loans the investment universe is defined as non-listed credit investments to retail customers and small corporates (loans from 2k-2MM). This can be unsecured consumer loans, residential mortgages or small corporate loans with or without collateral. Leasing is a sub-asset class which would need to be further investigated.
We are looking to add a Sr Investment Manager Granular Loans who will take ownership of the full scope and drive the investment strategy for our balance sheets.

Doing business responsibly is at the heart of our company. Through our investments in private credit we believe we can have a substantial positive impact on society. You will be instrumental in shaping our strategy and impact going forward together with our partners.
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Monitor developments for existing and emerging investment strategies in the Granular Loans investment universe
  • Create an ongoing house view with regards to relative value
  • Design an investment strategy for investments in Granular Loans, which will be part of the integral investment plan for the internal balance sheets of AEGON NL
  • Search and / or develop sourcing strategies for the selected investment strategy
  • Takes ownership of internal approval process and onboarding in the operations and processes of selected managers / investment platforms
  • Ongoing monitoring of the selected managers / investment platforms
  • Delivers relevant input for setting of economic risk parameters and regulatory capital requirements for selected strategies

Requirements

  • Relevant academic background, master’s degree preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the Granular Loans investment universe  (> 7 years)
  • Proven track in the implementation of different investment strategies and realizing exceptional returns
  • Good understanding of requirements with regards to prudent person principle for investments
  • Good understanding of Tax / Finance / Legal implications of investing in Private Credit  
  • Familiar with capital requirements (Solvency II and CRD IV) in Insurance and Banking for the investment universe
  • Familiar with ALM / stress testing / (stochastic) scenario analysis
  • Strong verbal and presentation skills Dutch and English

Compensation

Aegon 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. 
  • As extra you receive a 13th Month and a holiday allowance as a flexbudget of 16.7% of your monthly salary.
  • Good work/life balance including a minimum of 27 vacation days.
  • A commuting allowance.
  • An excellent pension plan and discounts on Aegon products.

Contact

Are you interested in joining our CIO Office in The Hague? We look forward to receiving your resume and motivation letter. An online assessment is part of the process. For more information about the role, you can contact Suzanne avn Calsteren, Talent Acquisition Manager at suzanne.vancalsteren@aegon.nl.