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Position: Senior Projectmanager Responsible Investment

Job description
The Project Manager is a new (full-time) function within Business Management CIO responsible for managing (large) Responsible Investments (RI) policy, RI change initiatives and regulatory implementations across multiple asset classes and across the RI value chain.
In order to increase our execution speed and power, a mature and increased project management capacity is required to activate the APG Asset Management (APG AM) organization to deliver the responsible investment objectives of APG and our clients. Project management capacity is required to steer on the delivery of client assignments, business initiatives as well as the timely implementation of new regulatory requirements.

The domain of project management is to temporarily plan, organize, execute, and manage activities to meet specific goals.

The Project Manager hierarchically reports to the Manager Business Management CIO and functionally reports to the... Lead(s) of the Multidisciplinary Disciplinary Teams (MDT). In reference to the MDT and Responsible Investments Board (RIB) structure, this implies that the project manager will support and coordinate:

• RI implementations from Capital Markets Investments and Private Investment RI implementation MDTs in which Business Management provides project management capacity across the end-to-end RI value chain. It is expected that the Project Manager is required from the earliest stages of new RI initiatives until the completion (and hand over) of implementation on asset class level;

• The implementation of RIonce guidelines and implementation frameworks have been established. Portfolio Management (PM) of the CIO department is responsible for the actual implementation within the CIO organization. CIO/IMS/BM will coordinate the implementation on behalf of PM.

Key responsibilities
The Project Manager is responsible for managing large RI policy implementations, RI change initiatives and regulatory implementations in a complex environment:
• Across multiple asset classes (investment mandates that cover both capital and private markets)
• Across the end-to-end RI value chain (i.e. the broad APG AM organization; e.g. PM, FM, RM, CEO (LTR & Compliance), COO-OPS & IT)
• High proficiency required on the following competencies:
Collaboration, Result-driven, Communication, Leadership, Stress resistance, Client Focused and Organizational Sensitivity
• Stakeholder management skills required at APG AM Board
-1 level
• Execute the project plan and monitor progress (on time, scope and budget). Identify, manage and mitigate execution risks. This includes projects with a significant lead time and (client) exposure
• Effective communication and Presentation skills, influencing stakeholders at all levels.
• Demonstrated success in coordinating and leading multidisciplinary project teams to achieve RI goals.

You will be based in Amsterdam at our office at Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Edge West), with the possibility to work from home a part of the week.

We ask for
• Master’s degree in finance, economics, business, or a related field;
• 8+ years of relevant work experience in the field of asset management with hands-on experience in managing projects in complex, large organizations;
• The project manager advocates cross-functional collaboration by establishing and leading multidisciplinary teams;
• A genuine passion for sustainability and a steadfast commitment to drive RI initiatives across the entire investment chain;
• You have a self-starting attitude and a pro-active, hands-on and pragmatic mindset with a strong delivery focus, and the right mind-set to be a long-term and responsible investor. You are a team player who can bridge different functional backgrounds and cultures;
• You are confident and comfortable presenting to management and can drive a project agenda, cutting through discussions of operational detail to synthesize an overriding delivery focus. You are able to challenge leadership and hold them accountable;
• You are deadline/delivery-driven with the ability to work effectively under pressure. You work in a very structured manner, including structured documentation and communication. You have a logical mindset and the ability to connect and align with both investment professionals from different asset classes as well as the large APG AM organization, including the IT department.

Labor conditions
We offer you a competitive monthly salary based on 40-hours and attractive terms of employment with a focus on flexibility.
• A guaranteed year-end bonus of 8.33%;
• Ample attention to your vitality and personal development;
• Ability to grow your professional network, internally as well as externally;
• Working from home for 2 to 3 days, and also working from one of our beautiful offices;
• And of course a well-organized pension.

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