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Amsterdam, The Netherlands – full time

The Operational Risk Manager is responsible for ensuring that (risk mitigating) controls for the operational processes within AFAM are in place and monitors/reports on their effectiveness.
The position collaborates with the Investment Risk Manager and the Compliance Manager in the Risk & Compliance team, reporting to the Head of Risk & Compliance.

  • Risk Framework:
    - Develop, implement and maintain the (non-financial) risk framework, policies and procedures;
    - Assist in the development and regular testing of Business Continuity Planning (BCP);
    - Assist in the preparation and well-functioning of the AFAM Business Risk Committee;
  • Monitoring:
    - Advise on and monitor the implementation of
     - Manage the Incident reporting procedure and ensure timely follow-up on proposed risk-mitigating actions;
    - Maintain and enhance the set-up for monitoring investment guidelines and ensure breaches are restored;
    - Ensure timely and appropriate follow-up on findings resulting from internal audits;
  • Reporting:
    - Report the status of Non-financial risks (KRI’s), reported incidents and open actions to Business Risk Committee, AFAM MT and AFAM Board and monitor their follow- up;
    - Lead the preparation of the annual ISAE3402 (Type II) report;
    - Assist in the preparation of the annual ICAAP-report;
  • Risk culture and awareness:
    - Act as knowledge-center for the business in the area of operational risk;
    - Develop and conduct Risk Self Assessments with all business functions;
    - Enhance the organization’s risk culture by raising awareness of potential risks.
  • Master’s degree;
  • Post-graduate or other relevant degrees (e.g. RMFI) are preferable;
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in operational risk management or related field, preferably
  • in the asset management industry;
  • Practical experience in implementing ORM frameworks, processes, tools and
  • technology;
  • Fluent English and Dutch;
  • Solid problem analysis and judgment skills, organizational sensitivity, tact and discretion, effective networking skills.
Additional information:
  • Please send your CV and cover letter via the 'Apply' button.
  • The position is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Applicants must (be able to) live and work in The Netherlands.
  • An assessment test will be part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Reference checks and a pre-employment screening are a final step of the hiring procedure.

About Anthos Fund & Asset Management B.V. (AFAM)
AFAM is the asset manager of the COFRA* holding and provides investment management services to entities related to the Brenninkmeijer family. AFAM is a fully AIFMD regulated Dutch asset manager, which provides asset management and investment advisory for institutional clients. It invests in a wide range of asset classes worldwide.

The organisation consists of a team of professionals that structures, manages, invests and administers the assets for three client groups related to the Brenninkmeijer family: 1. private clients, 2. charitable organisations and 3. pension funds. The organisation is known for its high level of professionalism, integrity, quality and service. AFAM has approximately 50 permanent employees, who together manage 6 asset classes for 5 clients with 46 mandates and 21 investment vehicles.

Values based investing is an important component in AFAM’s investment philosophy and forms an indistinguishable part of AFAM’s DNA through its history, present and longer-term aspirations. AFAM aspires to be positioned at the forefront of value based investing developments, both as AFAM overall as well as for each asset class relative to its industry, while aiming for superior risk- weighted returns for its wide array of asset-classes and investment strategies. Underlying this, is the belief that consideration of valued based investing, proper diversification and active management will contribute positively to the risk-return profile of the assets AFAM manages, but also that it is the organisation's duty to take a leading role in practicing and promoting a higher level of value based investing integration in the industry.

*COFRA | A family enterprise
Family-owned for six generations, COFRA is united around a common mission – to amaze customers and be a force for good. The enterprise cares deeply about people and the communities it serves, striving to have a lasting positive impact on society and the environment. Like-minded professionals throughout the organisation share in the family owners’ mission to make a real difference every day.

In retail, real estate and investment, COFRA aims to set industry-leading standards of quality while demonstrating that business can play a powerful role in society. COFRA businesses operate

autonomously in the spirit of engaged entrepreneurship. The fashion retail company C&A is the oldest business in the group, dating back to 1841. Redevco, a commercial real estate business with a focus on retail was founded in 1999, and Bregal, a global private equity firm in 2002. For almost a century, Anthos Fund & Asset Management (AFAM) has provided comprehensive asset management to the family, their philanthropies and various pension funds of COFRA entities. COFRA was established in 2001 to coordinate the global commercial activities of the family owners.

Each of the group businesses operates independently while upholding the mission and values that bind the COFRA group. Integrity and respect are historically important values within COFRA and in concert with entrepreneurship are the foundation for the future development of our people and the organisation.

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More information
This listing is a full-time job

Active since 09-09-2019
Location Amsterdam
Educational level Master / Postdoctoraal
Hours 40
Level Manager
Employment type Fixed term contract with option for permanent contract
Salary Good employment conditions
Job category Senior Management / Board
Industry / Industries Banking & Financial Services
Region Noord-Holland
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Contact information

Name Caroline van Thessen
Phone 0206213914