Traineeship Asset Management – Finance & Risk

Financial services, Quantitative Finance, Risk Management
Dutch, English


Traineeship: Asset Management - Finance and Risk
Amsterdam – Master – 40 hours

Risk management of leading investments. A dynamic environment. Daring to give your opinion. Innovation in investment-process control. Cost awareness. Contact with the regulators. If these get you excited, APG’s Finance and Risk Traineeship is right up your alley.

Asset management is one of APG’s business unit. Our clients and their members are central to our thoughts and actions. We deploy our experience, expertise and innovation to invest the deposited pension funds in a responsible and cost-effective manner. Contributing to a sustainable world is an integral part of the investment process. An investment process that contributes to good and affordable pensions for our clients’ members by achieving a stable, long-term return on responsible risks. We have offices in four locations; Amsterdam, Heerlen, Hong Kong, and New York.

As a Finance & Risk trainee, you will get to know all aspects of APG Asset Management in two years’ time, with a focus on finance, risk and compliance. Possible assignments are the set-up of a risk rating framework for an illiquid asset class, a peer analysis of the performance of the liquid investment classes, the development of activity based costing, or innovatively executing a risk analytics experiment. You will get stuck into your assignments, but you will also work on your personal development. Because APG is not just interested in growing our organization: we also want to help you get to know yourself and what drives you, so you will be sustainably employable at APG. A unique start to your career.

- Master’s degree in the field of Finance, Economics, Econometrics, Risk Management, with outstanding study results
- A maximum of two years’ work experience
- Broad-ranging extra-curricular development (e.g. committee or board membership, volunteer work)
- Fluency in English
- Analytical, energetic, ambitious, team player, eager to learn, and innovative

APG is a pension administrator managing the pensions of 4.5 million people on behalf of a number of pension funds. Our activities cover one in five families in the Netherlands. Ever since 2008, APG has been a Top Employer.

We will offer you a two-year contract with a €3146  gross monthly salary (based on a 40-hour work week, excluding holiday pay and end-of-year bonus). Moreover, APG offers a great pension scheme, ample training and development opportunities, sports facilities, and Young APG. Want to find out more about APG as an employer? Read more here.

Want to hit the ground running on you career in Asset Management and contribute to our social role? Ready for a strong dose of innovation, digitization and modern forms of cooperation? Apply before or on 28 April. Send us your resume, motivation letter, and university transcripts, and make sure to answer questions like: Who are you? What makes you special? Why does this traineeship appeal to you? Convince us and apply! Take a look at the follow-up process and put the dates in your calendar today.

Contact info
For more information about this position, please contact Willemijn de Moor, Corporate Recruiter via If you are the person we are looking for, click here, complete the form and upload your CV and covering letter.