Senior Investment Strategist I (Amsterdam)

  • Competitive
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ABN AMRO Bank
  • 22 Oct 17 2017-10-22

Senior Investment Strategist I (Amsterdam)

  • Location: Amsterdam , Netherlands
  • Area of expertise: Risk Management
  • Organization: ABN AMRO Bank N.V.


At a glance
You are responsible for providing sell-side fixed income research. Your area of expertise will be non-financial companies that issue in the EUR debt capital markets. Do you have a proven track record in this area? Can we learn from your fixed income research and credit analysis? Tell us your story. We are curious! If you're already good, we'll make you even better. That is a promise. So seize this opportunity to develop into the professional you aspire to be. What do you see when you envision the next step? Work on achieving your goals and develop yourself professionally and personally. Tell us your story. We want to hear it!

Your job
You write sell-side fixed income research for institutional investors and issuers. Your focus will be on investment grade non-financial companies that issue in the EUR debt capital markets. It's your responsibility to monitor credit market developments and translate these into a clear view. You are able to focus on specific sectors and themes where relevant.You publish your views and opinions on a regular basis. Publications include, amongst others, thematic research, market analysis, opinions on specific sectors as well as trade ideas. You will closely cooperate with fixed income sales, trading and DCM. Visits to issuers and institutional clients are part of the job as well as media exposure.

You will be part of the Financial Markets Research team that operates from the dealing room in Amsterdam. The team consists of nine team members and a team leader.

Your working environment
The Financial Markets Research team, which is part of Group Economics, is expanding its business. Our footprint is growing quickly within ABN AMRO as well as outside the bank. Currently the fixed income coverage is focused on covered bonds, government bonds/rates financials, pension fund and insurance regulations as well as nonfinancials. We are looking to build our non-financials coverage further in the future once this vacancy is filled. The team also consists of macroeconomists and FX strategists. We all work together to provide a comprehensive view of financial market developments.

Working at ABN AMRO means becoming even better at what you do. We understand clients, translate their ambitions into joint success and thus earn their trust. We want our clients to understand our products. It's why we sometimes say 'no' if the risk attached to a product is too great for the client. Serving the client's interests is also a question of offering - and communicating - a transparent range of products. Banking is our business, the world is our challenge.

Your profile
Who are you?You are a professional with a strong drive to deliver quality. You possess excellent analytical and persuasive skills. The role of Senior Credit Strategist - Corporates is a key role for in our organisation for a professional who is resourceful and possess a creative and entrepreneurial spirit.

Your profile:

- Relevant Master degree preferably combined with a CFA or VBA or other relevant designation
- A least 6 - 12 years of experience in credit analysis
- A proven track record in analysis of corporates
- A thorough understanding of fixed income markets
- Excellent analytical skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Strong communication skills
- Be proficient with Word, Excel and Bloomberg
- Team player
- Be prepared to travel

What we offer
The unique opportunity to set up and develop your own products, Room to grow, Flexible working conditions (working from home belongs to the possibilities) and competitive salary and benefits. 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 crafting smart solutions that genuinely make a difference. That is our goal.

Interested?
Are you interested? Please apply. For more information you can contact Nick Kounis, +31 20 3435616. We look forward getting to know you.