Do you have a passion for the financial markets? Are you interested in applying your analytical skills and further developing yourself within a dynamic and international organization? Are you a team player and do you want to learn more about risk management for pension funds? Then please send through an application for the Junior Consultant role in the global Pensions team and help us grow our successful Pension Strategy solution.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about the financial markets and who would like to work with industry leading asset and liability modelling (ALM) software to service the largest pension funds and asset managers globally. If you have the analytical skills ideally gained via actuarial or investment consulting experience or a finance, economics, IT or science based degree and are a team player, then this opportunity within the Pension Strategy Solution might be right for you.
The Pension Strategy Solution
Pension funds around the globe are confronted with challenging circumstances regarding retirement, investment and planning; continued low yields, complex liabilities, regulatory pressure, implementing good governance, and member communications. Ortec Finance provides software and services to help our clients manage these challenges.
The ALM and investment consultants working in the Pension Strategy Solution advise pension funds on their strategic investment/asset allocations, the practical implementation of these allocations and support the funds with the monitoring of short and long-term risks. These consultants make use of our ALM software, GLASS, which has been developed by Ortec Finance and can be configured to the specific circumstances of each pension fund. In addition, clients can also utilize the software themselves and perform analyses independently.
The position of Junior Consultant
The Junior Consultant position resides in the Global Client Servicing team of the Pension Strategy Solution. The position is based in the Netherlands, but you will be working together closely with colleagues located in the international offices of Ortec Finance. You will be required to provide support to our license clients by training them, helping them perform analyses and will become their sparring partner when it comes to the use of the ALM software, GLASS. You will gain significant experience in the asset as well as the liability modelling of client’s balance sheets, perform ALM studies yourself and further develop your modelling, analytical, advising and presentation skills. You will be in direct contact with the clients and you will be able to alternate your work between, office, working from home and occasionally at clients.
Who are you?
You ideally have a master degree in Finance, Economics, Econometrics, Actuarial Sciences, Financial Engineering or an exact science (e.g. Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics) and are interested in the financial markets. You have sound analytical skills and are eager to learn. You would thrive working as part of a business team, to collaborate with colleagues and clients and to work together towards a mutual goal. Being fluent in English is a requirement.
We can offer you a challenging and rewarding role in a growing company, while being part of an inspirational global business. A great working environment and opportunities for personal and professional career development. An active employee association that organizes various activities throughout the year and you will be part of an industry-leading global team, renowned for excellence!
You will earn a competitive salary and in addition the following excellent benefits,
- 8% holiday allowance;
- participation in a bonus scheme;
- participation in the pension scheme;
- 27 vacation days (based on a full-time contract);
- possibility to buy extra vacation days;
- working from the office in Amsterdam or Rotterdam;
- good working from home arrangements;
- travel expenses compensation for your daily commute and business travel;
- a great working environment with enthusiastic and dynamic colleagues.
What can you expect from Ortec Finance?
Working at Ortec Finance means working in a collaborative, young, dynamic organization where likeminded peers are always willing to help and the organizational culture is friendly and relatively flat with numerous opportunities to grow. We pride ourselves on continuously innovating, collaborating with industry experts and academia and above all aim to provide our clients with industry leading advice.
Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge. More at www.ortecfinance.com.
More information or to apply?
For more information regarding this position please contact Vincent Veenis at +31 10 700 5000. To apply, please use the application button to send us your CV and cover letter.
We hope to meet you soon!