Junior Responsible Investments Consultant

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Full time
Den Haag
Aegon Netherlands

Overzicht functieomschrijving
Are you seeking a career in an ambitious, international and agile environment? Do you want to work at one of the largest Dutch financial institutions and be responsible for advising European institutional investors on their RI-policy and investment strategy? Aegon should be your next employer!

This is what you do as a Junior Investment Strategist

We are responsible for investment strategy consultancy for institutional clients. As a Junior Investment Strategist within our team, you are responsible for asset & liability management, risk analysis, conducting research into (alternative) asset categories, and last but not least responsible investment (RI). As an investment strategist and specialist on RI you collaborate with team members and with other colleagues from other teams like portfolio management, responsible investments, product and legal. You will (pro-actively) advice and support the board and investment committee of our institutional clients on their strategic asset allocation in combination with their approach towards responsible investing. As such, you will play a vital role in the development and implementation of their RI policy. This is an excellent opportunity to become an active contributor to the further growth of our fiduciary business.

Who will be your new colleagues? 

Aegon Asset Management (AAM) is a leading global investor. Our 370 investment professionals manage and advise on assets of US$447 billion for a global client-base of pension plans, public funds, insurance companies, banks, wealth managers, family offices and foundations.

We coordinate our investment capabilities around four focused platforms: fixed income, real assets, equities, and multi-asset & solutions. Each platform has dedicated teams with deep asset-class expertise, organized globally and committed to growing client benefit from their specialist areas.

We are an international business: our 1,200 employees work from 17 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia. The Fiduciary Services & Investment Solutions team is part of the multi-asset & solutions platform and operates internationally with a proven customer base in the Netherlands.

The team consists of 19 professionals in Groningen, The Hague and Edinburgh who support large institutional clients in making investment decisions. Together we ensure that we provide our clients with high-quality investment advice and innovative solutions. You will work within an inspiring but at the same time challenging environment.

This is your future position, because you:

  • Have a Master’s degree;
  • Are result-oriented and analytical;
  • Have 0-2 years’ experience within a financial institution;
  • Have strong social and communicative skills and work best in a team;
  • Experience in managing projects;
  • Have a pro-active and diligent attitude;
  • Are proficient in Dutch and English.

What will you be getting?

  • You will be earning between €2.950 and €3.560. You will also receive a thirteenth month and a holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flex budget, amounting to 16.7% of your monthly salary
  • A healthy balance between working in and out of the office. And the possibility to work (temporarily) from abroad (in agreement with your manager)
  • Plenty of scope and budget for your personal development
  • A minimum of 27 holiday days
  • Reimbursement of your travel expenses
  • Discount on Aegon life insurance products
  • An excellent pension scheme

About Aegon

People are living longer, and at Aegon we are excited by the opportunities this brings. We are here for everyone who wants to make the most of their time on our planet and leave it a little better than they found it. Aegon is an integrated, diversified, international financial services group. We are here to support every stage of a long, healthy life with guidance, financial advice, and propositions. With our solutions for investment, protection, and retirement, we give people the confidence to make the right choices for their future.

To succeed in our mission, we are looking for curious, ambitious and empathic employees who dare to speak out and finish what they start. At Aegon, we are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are more than a Financial Institution – we are a people business, and we recognize that delivering excellent client outcomes comes from harnessing distinct perspectives. We value diversity in the full range of human uniqueness without limitation including race, gender, ability, language, culture, beliefs, age, origin, background, perspectives and experiences.

Enthusiastic? Apply! 

Does this role appeal to you? We then look forward to receiving your cv and motivation via our application form on this website. An online assessment is part of the selection process. For more information about the application procedure you can contact Adinda Janse, Talent Acquisition Manager, via adinda.janse@aegon.nl.