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Risk Manager Operational Risk - APG

Locatie: Heerlen

APG is a pension provider that organizes the pensions for 4.5 million people on behalf of several pension funds. We provide the pensions of one in every five families in the Netherlands.

APG Asset Management is one of the largest pension asset managers in the world. We leverage all our experience, expertise and innovative power to invest the pension assets of our clients and their participants cost effectively. We contribute to a quality, affordable pension by achieving a stable, sustainable long-term return with responsible risks. For APG Asset Management, innovation and personal development are the way to keep a leading edge in pension asset management. Do you love your profession as well as a challenge? APG Asset Management offers plenty of challenges. 

APG believes good employment practices are essential. In addition to a market level salary, a quality pension scheme and a year-end bonus, we also offer extensive opportunity in training and personal development. APG is proud to have earned the Top Employer title since 2008. 

We believe that diversity promotes a broader vision and better decision-making. Engagement and respecting cultural differences contribute to our corporate objectives. We would like to invite you to apply. 

De functie:

APG located in Heerlen has a vacancy for a

Risk Manager Operational Risk


As a Risk Manager Operational Risk you will:

  • contribute to team vision and lead change initiatives
  • develop and maintain the risk management framework;
  • review and accommodate the management testing cycle;
  • monitor and review risk items (issue/incident management, audit findings etc.);
  • contribute to development and implementation of risk analytics and process mining tooling;
  • initiate and facilitate risk assessments;
  • contribute to risk opinions based on investment cases, new products, new strategies, projects, etc. submitted by the business/1st line;
  • support and promote the agile way of working in the risk management environment;
  • promote and contribute to risk awareness
  • coach junior/medior risk managers

You will be working closely with the Risk Managers within the Enterprise Risk Management teams at our locations in Amsterdam, Heerlen, Hong Kong and New York and with the Risk Managers of the Group Risk department of APG. Your base location will be in Heerlen. 

As a Risk Manager Operational Risk in our dynamic environment, you are a team player while working with considerable autonomy. You are enthusiastic, energetic and result-oriented. You do not have any difficulty thinking quickly or switching gear. Your strong analytical skills enable you to identify weak spots and risks within the organization quickly. Strong interpersonal skills make it easy for you to cooperate with the team and the business, to make improvements really happen. 

For this challenging job you will be well equipped if you bring:

  • An academic degree supportive to operational risk management, preferably a post academic
  • education or in a final phase (RO, RA, RE, CFA/VBA or similar);
  • 3-5 years’ experience within a financial institution, preferably in an asset management environment and/or within one of the big four auditing firms;
  • knowledge of financial markets and investment products including derivatives and, preferably knowledge of investment operations related processes;
  • excellent command of Dutch and English.

For more information about this position, please contact Andre Komaromi, Recruitment, at +31 (0)6 12 41 79 27. 

If you are the person we are looking for, complete the form and upload your CV and covering letter via our online Application pageby clicking on the apply button.

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Risk Manager Operational Risk at APG in Heerlen including your CV via our website.

Job posted

03 juli 2019
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More information:

For more information about this position, please contact Andre Komaromi, Recruitment, at +31 (0)6 12 41 79 27. 

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