Senior Risk Manager

New York City, New York (US)
Based on experience, base salary ranges between 180k-220k
Jun 05, 2023
Jul 05, 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out investment risk assessment for APG’s alternative asset classes analyzing financial risks for new and existing strategies, and regularly provide asset-class level risk and portfolio opinion(s) reflecting asset-classes current investments vis-à-vis overall mandate and market
  • Evaluate new investment proposals for alternative asset classes such as Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Hedge Funds and related co-investments:
    • Conduct financial analysis that can serve as inputs for the IRM opinions for the evaluation of investment proposals presented at APG’s Investment Committees
    • Discuss risk evaluations with portfolio managers, formulate risk advice for APG’s Investment Committees
  • Carry out comprehensive risk reporting on APG’s alternative asset classes product offerings and take ownership of risk monitoring and management processes
  • Overtime take ownership and demonstrate leadership in processes such as proposal evaluation, risk advice generation, risk reporting and monitoring and client assignments
  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, and update of quantitative and qualitative analytics to support the global risk monitoring framework for existing investments for the alternative investments managed by APG
  • Participate as the representative of the IRM team in pipeline and review meetings with the investment teams
  • Assist in the development and implementation of IRM’s coverage of APG’s Responsible Investment (ESG) practices
  • Coordinate with other CFRO units (External Reporting, Operational Risk Management, Business Control) and with front and back offices both in the US and in the Netherlands
  • Support the team’s compliance monitoring process to ensure that funds operate according to approved fund characteristics and risk guidelines on an ongoing basis
  • Run and participate in projects to achieve company milestones set by the management
  • Analyze and interpret information and provide advice to management as requested and participate in research projects for the benefit of the Global IRM team


  • Master’s degree is preferred; FRM, CFA, CAIA or related certifications are a plus
  • 5-7 years of experience in a related capacity with hands-on expertise working across different asset classes and global team situated in different geographical locations
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable interacting with senior management and working within a large organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong understanding of risk management practices (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of information technology tools for data analysis such as SQL, R, STATA, PYTHON
  • Familiar with using data-sources such as Factset, Bloomberg, and Thomson Reuters
  • Experience in analyzing alternative investments such as Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Hedge Fund investments is preferred
  • Team player who is a self-starter, pro-active and motivated to create positive change and enhance process efficiencies and visibility of the team’s output while ensuring a good team atmosphere
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