Overslaan naar content

Investment Risk Manager

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland


Do you like to be challenged understanding complex investment proposals, to provide them with a clear analysis, and to present your opinions? In that case we are looking for you!

About Athora

Athora Netherlands is one of the largest pension insurers in the Netherlands. With our brands Zwitserleven and Reaal, we take care of the financial security of our customers. So that they can live carefree when they stop working, or start something new. We are a partner for life.

We invest in a culture that brings out the best version of ourselves. Every day we go for it: Get the most out of yourself (and bring out the best in others), Stand up for what you do (and do what you stand for), Go for the best (and make better what is good), Focus on results (because results give direction).

We work together in and to create an inclusive work environment where everyone can flourish. And on the basis of responsibility and trust: you are in charge of a healthy work-life balance that is best suited for you and your team to achieve your team results.

What are you going to do?

With its own portfolio of € 30 billion, Athora Nederland is one of the larger insurance companies in the Netherlands, whereby we focus on private assets. To manage these assets, we are looking for a (medior) Investment Risk Manager.

You will be part of the Investment Risk Management team and report to the manager Investment Risk. This team is part of Risk Management within the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) domain. The Investment Risk Management team is responsible for the investment-oriented parts of the risk management function (one of the Solvency 2 functions).

The Investment Risk Management team consists of 6 experienced professionals who together carry out a broad spectrum of risk management activities. These often have a financial risk component and are usually also characterized by the required tact and consultancy approach of your advice to the management or to the risk committees.

The culture of Athora Netherlands and the Investment Risk Management team is open and inclusive. In addition, we count on your own responsibility to deliver, with flexibility to choose where to work (home or office).

The Investment Risk Manager has several tasks/responsibilities:

  • Assess new investment proposals from the Investment Office, provide them with advice and present conclusions to the relevant committee;
  • Advises with regard to investments and related topics, such as ALM and ESG;
  • Actively supports Athora's interests on complex, financial and strategic topics towards important external stakeholders, such as DNB and external accountant;
  • Is involved in monitoring the investment portfolio;
  • Ensuring the investment and financial risk related policies remain up to date;
  • Is involved in strategic investment decisions, such as Strategic Asset Allocation and Tactical Asset Allocation.


What do you bring?

  • You have a MSc in Economics, Econometrics or related field of study with quantitative orientation;
  • A thorough knowledge of financial markets and instruments, preferably also within private assets;
  • Around 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a position within a bank, an investment institution, insurer, consultancy or elsewhere within a financial risk management domain;
  • Preferably a professional qualification, such as CFA, VBA, CAIA or equivalent, or willingness to work towards it;
  • And a work and residence permit for the Netherlands.


  • Organizational sensitivity
  • Communication skills
  • Personal integrity
  • Good sense of humor

What do we offer?

  • A dynamic working environment with enthusiastic and driven colleagues where you quickly feel at home
  • Plenty of room for training and courses (technical and personal development) and an annual personal growth budget
  • The flexibility to find your own balance between working in the office and from home (Hybrid Working)
  • Working in our sustainable building EDGE Amsterdam West, within walking distance of Sloterdijk station
  • A 36-hour working week with the possibility of working 40 hours
  • A 13th month
  • Good secundary benefits
  • Attention to vitality and health.
  • Weekly drinks and fun company parties.

Are you interested?

For questions or additonal infromation, please do not hesitate to contact Eveline via recruitment@athora.nl

A Pre-Employment Screening is part of the Athora onboardingsproces.

Athora is committed to diversity and being an inclusive employer. Click here to find out more Diversiteit en inclusie (athora.nl)