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Junior Business Specialist

ORTEC /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Working at Ortec Finance means working somewhere else. It means working in a world where colleagues meet; gather knowledge and where likeminded peers are always willing to help each other. Where the organizational culture is friendly, flat and non-political.
Working at Ortec Finance also means working in a continuously innovating world where science, academics and mathematics dominate, since models are key in helping Ortec Finance' clients with complex financial decisions. Because that's what we love: giving our clients the best advice possible. Where the daily job is very in-depth, based on evidence and relevant for society. It means a job that matters. Where the learning curve is steep, we learn something new every single day. And we need to, because continuous innovation is key. Especially in a fin tech world. We don't necessarily follow all conventions. Because yes, we are a bit rebellious too.
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.

Candidate/profile

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 Investment Consultant role in the global Pensions team and help us grow our successful Pension Strategy solution., The Junior Investment Consultant position resides in the Global Client Servicing team of the Pension Strategy Solution. The position is based in the Netherlands (Rotterdam or Amsterdam), but you will be working together closely with colleagues located in the international offices of Ortec Finance. In your job, you will 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. Climate and ESG scenarios are closely integrated into our software, showing their impact to our clients.
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 Global Client Servicing team has team members in the Netherlands, UK, Switzerland and Canada. This diverse and international team of experts works closely together. There is a lot of room for knowledge sharing and cooperation., You are our ideal candidate if you have sound analytical skills, and you are eager to learn. You are interested in financial markets. Furthermore, you thrive working as a part of a business team, to collaborate with colleagues and clients, and work together towards a mutual goal. And of course, you recognize yourself in our core values.
In addition, the following aspects are important:
+ You have a master's degree in Finance, Economics, Econometrics, Actuarial Sciences, Financial Engineering or an exact science (e.g. Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics)
+ Being fluent in English is a requirement
+ Having some professional work experience is not necessary though it a pre.

Conditions and benefits

We offer you a challenging and rewarding role in a growing company, while being part of an inspirational global business with a lot of opportunities for personal and professional career development. The salary range is 49.000 - 55.000 EUR on yearly basis, dependent on your role, competency profile and experience.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer you excellent benefits, including:
+ An open and informal work environment (Active staff association, annual ski trip, staff social events, annual summer and Christmas party and much more) with inspiring, smart and enthusiastic colleagues
+ Opportunities to develop yourself with a training program as well as weekly research and knowledge meetings
+ Working from the office in Rotterdam or Amsterdam (with possibility to partly work from your home office)
+ The prospect of a permanent contract because we strive for a long-term collaboration
+ Fixed 13th month, 8% holiday allowance, participation in a bonus scheme, participation in the pension scheme, commute, and business travel allowance, working from home allowance, 27 vacation days and the possibility to buy more.

Application procedure

For more information regarding this position please contact Maruska John, Recruitment Assistant, at +31 10 700 5000 or send an email to recruitment@ortec-finance.com.
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