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Senior Investment Professional Private Equity (Amsterdam) - Amsterdam
ABN AMRO Bank
June 7, 2018
At a glance The Private Equity Solutions team is responsible for the roll-out of our proposed private equity fund platform in the private bank. As a member of the international Private Equity Solutions team you will be involved in many aspects of our product offer, ranging from manager selection and fund structuring to internal operational processes and providing information and education to advisors and investors.You will be working with international colleagues in Frankfurt and Paris, but your prime focus will be on the private equity offer in the Netherlands and Belgium.We are looking for a person with the ambition to develop into an investment specialist focusing on private equity funds and private asset classes in general. Someone who has the drive to bring a 'institutional' asset class to our private banking clients, taking into account operational challenges that may bring. We are looking for an ambassador of the private equity asset class that is keen to learn and inform and educate our colleagues (investment advisors and relationship managers) and clients.Private equity is a long term commitment between parties and relies on transparency and trust. We have the ambition to build a solid and recognized platform for our clients. Are you a bit of a builder?
Your job In your role as private equity specialist your key tasks and responsibilities are to:
Work together with the investment grid team to prepare the offering of PE in our advisory service concepts.
Organise and educate a network of private equity ambassadors amongst the investment advisors and relationship managers.
Contribute to the education and information material on the asset class and new product launches.
Organise internal information meetings and client events to present selected funds .
Coordinate the subscription process and support investment advisors during the subscription process.
Participate in various projects related to the introduction of alternative investments for our private banking clients.
Your working environment The Private Equity Solutions team consists of 6 specialists based in Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. The PES team together with the Life Cycle Management team form the Private Equity team of the private bank and is responsible for the international roll-out of our private equity product offer. You will be working closely with your colleagues in Paris and Frankfurt and you will be reporting the global head of private equity who is based in Paris.You will be based in Amsterdam and together with the local head of PES you will be responsible for the successful roll-out of private banking in the Netherlands. In that role you will be cooperating closely with the Dutch ABN AMRO MeesPierson organization and in particular with the investment advisors and relationship managers.The Private Equity team is a specialized alternatives team and as such often consulted for product development projects related to less liquid or illiquid (alternative) asset classes and e.g. impact investing initiatives. The Amsterdam team works closely together with other Products & Solutions teams in the ABNAMRO organization, such as the Funds Competence Centre and ABN AMRO Investment Solutions. During the internal product approval phase you will be working closely together with colleagues from legal, risk and compliance.
Your profile You are an investment specialist and understand the pro's and cons of alternative investments and their role in an investment portfolio. You are able to explain the role of alternative investments in an investment portfolio in clear language.You are a team player, keen to get things done and able to cooperate with different stakeholders in order to manage a product introduction successful and on time.You combine your expertise and customer focus in order to build an offer that answers the very actual needs of our customers and stakeholders. You are sensitive to cultural differences and know how to connect and build bridges. You have a strategic vision and you aim for long-term relationship with stakeholders and clients. You connect and solve problems through co-operation.You have a strong drive to continuously develop your own expertise and you also want to actively contribute to further developing and renewing our product offer. In addition, you get energy of transferring your expertise to others.
Do you think you have a fit with us? Check your profile:General
University degree (Doctorate, Master, Post Graduate) in the field of economics or finance is strongly preferred, with more than 3 years' experience in investment advisory.
Experience within/knowledge of multiple lines of business is pre
Good understanding of the banks' business, systems and processes
Knowledge of stakeholder management and is easily accepted by key stakeholders as a trustful counterparty.
Knowledge of communication to address a variety of audiences within different cultures and specialisms.
Knowledge of the 3 lines of defense model and risk awareness
Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
What we offer You will be part of a renewed global organization in which you will have an opportunity to help to build our Private Equity platform within our One Private Bank. You will have a significant role in achieving the goals of our compelling story; harmonise, digitise, grow! All of this in a dynamic international environment.At ABN AMRO, we use our knowledge, expertise and network to help our clients within and outside the Netherlands achieve their goals based on responsible decisions. Our clients' interests always come first. We want clients to understand our products, and we sometimes say 'no' if a product involves a risk that is too high for the client. Putting clients' interests first also means communicating in plain language and craftin12982 à g smart solutions that genuinely make a difference. That is our goal.