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Would you like to play a leading role in further developing Zanders’services for the Asset Management sector in the Netherlands? Would you like to manage end-to-end projects? And are you willing to roll up your sleeves?

We believe that our business’ growth can only be sustainable when our people love the work they do and when it’s well-balanced with their personal lives. Does this vision match your ambitions? Then join us as a Senior Manager Asset Management!

Your role

As a Zanders Senior Manager Asset Management, you will join our ‘Financial Institutions’ team, which consists of 125 highly qualified financial risk management consultants with a quantitative background, of which 80 in the Netherlands. The ambitious, entrepreneurial and collaborative team is passionate about supporting our clients with designing, implementing and reviewing their risk management policies and models.

In the role of Senior Manager Asset Management, you will be responsible for further developing... Zanders’ business for the Asset Management sector and for leading a variety of projects at asset managers. These involve supporting asset managers with developing investment and risk models, governance and policies, as well as product design.

As Senior Manager Asset Management, you will manage eager consultants, end-to-end client relations and develop new business.

You are contributing to the continued growth of Zanders’ Asset Management practice. Whether you want to develop new markets, products, clients or expertise areas, there is ample room for your initiatives and ambitions.

This role will bring you a variety of tasks and responsibilities:
• Developing Zanders’ business for the Asset Management sector in the Netherlands
• Advising Asset Managers on their investment and risk management challenges from a strategic perspective and developing hands-on solutions
• Managing investment and risk management projects. Taking a leading role in decision-making and coaching project team members, ensuring timely delivery of high quality, value added solutions for your clients
• Participating in networking activities such as presentations and events, RFP’s and account management
• Pro-actively researching market and services/product developments
• Participating and hosting internal and external knowledge delegation sessions, such as round-tables, guest lecture events and internal talent trainings

Skills to be successful
• A proven track record with at least 8 years of relevant experience in risk management for asset managers
• Thorough knowledge of investment products and Asset Management services
• Strong interest in building and maintaining client relationships
• Having a strong network of decision makers in the field of asset management
• Ambitious, strategic thinker
• Strong skills in project execution and delivering feasible high quality solutions
• Master’s degree in econometrics, mathematics, quantitative finance or related
• Experience with relevant regulations for asset managers (e.g., AIFMD, UCITS, MiFID 2, SFDR)
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is preferred
• Fluency in English is essential and fluency in Dutch is preferred

What we offer in return
• Business development responsibility and the opportunity to establish yourself as a key player within the team of Zanders
• Influence on strategy and vision of Zanders’ offering to Asset Managers
• The opportunity to establish yourself as a strategical subject matter expert in the field of investment and risk management for Asset Managers
• Opportunity to work with a variety of well-recognized clients and consultants
• Varied and personal training to elevate your consulting skills and content knowledge
• Personal growth, soft and hard skills development as part of the Zanders Accelerator Program
• A fun and entrepreneurial team and an organization that encourages, motivates and focuses on its people

Who we are

Zanders has grown strongly to become the leading global independent treasury and risk consulting firm with about 300 employees across ten offices in Europe, Middle-East, US and Asia. Our global team has the skills and experience to address the most complex financial challenges. With a specialized focus on treasury and risk, we have extensive experience in supporting multinational corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGOs. We have ambitious plans for future growth and expansion.

With the recent investment from our strategic partner, MML Capital, we aim to strengthen our capabilities and teams in existing international markets while exploring new markets and segments. We invite candidates like you to join us on this exciting growth journey.

At Zanders, we believe in investing in our people, sharing knowledge, and creating an inspiring work environment. Our open and collaborative atmosphere fosters freedom, fun, and cooperation – all essential elements of our success. We strive to make each project more exciting and challenging than the last.

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account the nature of Zanders enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process
Utrecht Netherlands


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