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Portfolio Information Specialist

16 januari 2024



3 – 7 years

For one of our clients, a successful asset manager, we are currently looking for a Portfolio Information Specialist. We are looking for someone with an academic background, great IT skills and passion for the financial sector.

Over de organisatie

As an active asset- and risk manager, they offer their solutions and services to HNWI, companies, foundations and institutional clients. They have positioned theirselves as a niche player in developing a unique mix of quantitative and fundamental investment strategies over the last decade. The company embraces an Anglo-Saxon working model whereby performance is key for both customers, staff and management. Team members are all professionals with a high level of freedom and responsibility in achieving targets that are aligned with customer needs (85% of the upside with 50% of the risk).

Investment Process
The unique ‘man & machine’ investment concept enables the Portfolio Management Department to realize Sharpe ratios of 1 as opposed to passive trackers with Sharpe ratios of 0.3. Every investment decision follows through a 3-step procedure of signal generation (alpha) – portfolio construction (risk management) – portfolio implementation (cost of execution). The portfolio management department processes several million of data items per day through a layered system of several hundred of programmed investment decisions. Current strategies are maintained with rigorous research as to keep Sharpe ratios above 1. New strategies are extensively back tested. Artificial Intelligence techniques are an integral part of the research process as to further optimize parts of the investment process

Over de positie

As a Portfolio Information specialist, you will be responsible for data management, model maintenance, the portfolio management information systems and vendor management;


  • Data management

    • Daily, weekly, monthly managing data flows
    • Data vendor optimization, Bloomberg, Refinitiv, Custodians
    • Database building in cooperation with IT in Azure Cloud with relevant data for models and Portfolio Managers
    • Portfolio data management optimization with data vendors and cloud data management

    Model Maintenance

    • Continuous testing of existing models on predictability and communicating outcome
    • Model enhancements in cooperation with Portfolio Managers
    • Model output configuration in Power BI systems

    Portfolio Management Information Systems

    • Development of Portfolio Management performance attribution in cloud based systems
    • Development of Portfolio Management dashboards for portfolio management in Power BI and other systems
    • Pre and post trade validation on investment restriction, UCITS and sanctions
    • Create software and publishing platform for trading signals, economic indicators, and other automated information flow

    Vendor management

    • Managing relationships with data vendors
    • Optimizing cash outflows to data vendors

Gevraagde achtergrond

The ideal candidate should have the following characteristics:

    • Academic Background
    • Relevant working experience
    • Experience with Azure Cloud, PowerBI, Bloomberg, Refinitiv
    • Analytical, selfstarting and a strong communicator
    • Fulltime available and able to work on site frequently


  • A company with professionals with academic background in the field of science
  • Results driven work environment with a focus on owning and taking pride in your work
  • Competitive salary, including a good pension scheme and a very a appealing bonus structure
  • Achieving customer performance goals (85% of the upside with 50% of the risk) results in sharing in performance fees
  • We offer an entrepreneurial environment with a high degree of freedom and responsibility

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Vincent Verweij