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Senior Portfolio Risk Manager - Alternative Fixed Income

As a Senior Portfolio Risk Manager you will be part of a team dedicated to investment risk management activities in support of Aegon Asset Management’s (AAM) portfolios. More specifically, you will work in the Portfolio Risk Management (PRM) department consisting of a team of 17 investment-focused risk professionals located across four offices in three countries. You will be reporting to the Head of Equity, Multi Asset Solutions and Real Assets PRM.

You are responsible for the full value chain in our risk management process, going from risk identification and measurement to active challenge of portfolio management and risk reporting. You continuously track developments of new products, models and investment mandates, in cooperation with the client, account management, and our portfolio management teams, and provide oversight and challenge on all these activities.

To succeed in this role you have excellent communication skills and know how to engage with different stakeholders to ensure you can represent the team both inside the organization and towards clients. Extensive knowledge of derivatives and a detail oriented focus is required to provide in-depth reviews, discussions and challenge. This is a great senior role for someone who likes to combine technical knowledge with a key representative role within Aegon Asset Management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engaging with portfolio managers and investment team heads to provide and develop risk reporting and value add analysis for the alternative fixed income platform.
  • Analysing alternative fixed income portfolios’ risks to support front office decision making, product development, sales strategy and client servicing activities.
  • Perform ad-hoc risk analysis projects as required by prospects, clients, front office and other internal users of risk analysis.
  • Working with senior risk managers to help ensure that the risks are fully understood by Portfolio Management and are consistent with the firm’s client objectives and risk constraints
  • Drive and support team activities including achieving global team plan.
  • Compliance with all AAM policies and standards.


As a Senior Portfolio Risk Manager you have the following qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level in a quantitative or mathematical discipline.
  • Strong experience in the financial industry, preferably in portfolio risk management with focus on alternative fixed income, which should include one or more of private loans, structured credit, securitization, trade finance and insured private debt.
  • Strong knowledge of economy and understanding the broad macro factors and their impact on alternative fixed income portfolios.
  • Ability to provide second line credit analysis of internal credit ratings preferable.
  • In depth understanding of financial concepts, markets & derivatives.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel essential.
  • CFA, PRM or FRM qualifications are advantageous.
  • Fluent Dutch and English skills required.

Terms and conditions of employment

Job and compensation levels depend upon an applicant’s qualifications including the extent of his/her relevant experience and different job related factors and will be determined by hiring supervisors/managers and HR

Diversity & Inclusion

At Aegon Asset Management, we are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are more than a global Asset Management firm – 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.


‎Does this role appeal to you? We then look forward to receiving your cv and motivation via our application form on this website. For more information about the application procedure you can contact Suzanne van Calsteren, Talent Acquisition Business Partner or +31 (0)6 24684342 #LI-FAD

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