Traineeship Asset Management – Operations

Operations Research, Research
Dutch, English


Traineeship: Asset Management - Operations

Heerlen/Amsterdam – Master – 40 hours

Continuous Improvement. Data visualization. Information governance. Data warehousing. Just a few topics within a complex administration ecosystem that constantly challenges your analytical skills. If this gets you excited, APG’s Operations Traineeship is right up your alley.

Asset management is one of APG’s business unit. Our clients 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.

Operations is a highly complex service department. The department connects various specialties in the areas of finance, IT, and data. Operations ensures portfolio managers have access to reliable data, so they can achieve the best possible return for their investment portfolios.

As an Operations trainee, you will get to know all aspects of APG in two years’ time, by completing several assignments. Possible assignments include developing new (data) services with external parties or setting up reporting infrastructures, for such specialties as alternative investments or private equity cash flow. 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 Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Controlling, Information Management and/or 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
- Energetic, ambitious, analytical, and critical

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 (Dutch) 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.