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Business Manager CMO – Wholesale and Institutional Clients (CMO WIC)

  • Amsterdam
  • 40 hours
  • Master
  • Communication
  • Expertise
  • Quality focused

Your job

The Business Manager of Client Management & Origination for Wholesale and Institutional Clients (CMO WIC) is responsible for supporting the CMO WIC leadership team, Business Development and Account management teams in order to achieve our short and long term commercial objectives in terms of clients, assets-under-management and revenues. This role requires a candidate who has strong interpersonal skills and is committed to excellence, and has and has the personal presence and demeanour to represent Kempen with distinction.

Area of business

The role centres around supporting the leadership team of CMO WIC in a broad area of topics. This can range from developing further insight in the client and prospect base, ownership of (development of) CRM system, compliance and risk related activities and special projects. This involves finding your way within the organisation as well as the coordination, project management, and collaboration with other members of the organisation in order to meet assigned sales goals and firm-wide product initiatives.

The Role & responsibilities
The Business Manager is responsible for supporting the leadership team and CMO WIC:

  • Support / execute (on behalf of) the LT CMO WIC;
  • Coordinating & ownership CRM, including further development / use;
  • Coordination & ownership AUM and financials (Power BI apps, planning cycles, finance information);
  • Annual budget round CMO WIC, tracking/reporting KPI’s;
  • Coordination and execution of information flows within CMO WIC and  outside as well (week in review, information sessions, etc);
  • Point of contact for Operations, IT Devops, Digital analytics (DAAT). Work collaboratively with other departments within Kempen to meet clients’ needs and objectives;
  • Participate in CMO WIC (strategic) projects;
  • Front role for Business Conduct and 1st line of defense monitoring; responsible for “house in order”:
  • Risk: key controls, risk reporting, SIRA, etc;
  • Compliance: living the values (policy framework, training, updates, etc.;
  • Part of CDD specialists; go to person with client onboarding (transaction monitoring / suitability / etc).

Key Qualifications

  • Previous relevant experience within asset management;
  • Hands on mentality;
  • Client first mentality;
  • Good networking and collaboration skills
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with a CRM systems, Power BI, and other applications;
  • Sound industry and investment knowledge across a wide range of traditional and alternative Investment products;
  • Knowledge and affinity with Risk and Compliance topics;
  • Ambition to grow further within commercial environment;
  • Fluent written and spoken English.

Your experience

  • Self-managed, highly driven by relationship management;
  • Able to act swiftly and accurately to identify and analyse relevant information regarding work and tasks;
  • Is respectful of differing opinions; works effectively with people from a range of different backgrounds;
  • Proven intellectual ability and interpersonal skills. Able to establish credibility with and influence the institutional investor community;
  • Requires problem solving, oral and written communications, and presentation skills;
  • Highly effective in forging working relationships with team members and business counterparts;
  • Understanding the importance of client databases and an eye for detail;
  • Being able to amalgamate multiple data sources;
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong time management, organisational and problem solving skills;
  • Strong professional and personal integrity;
  • Adaptive;
  • Tech savvy.

Our company

Van Lanschot Kempen is specialized in the future. Since 1737. Today, about 300 years later, our story - about the oldest independent financial institute in the Netherlands - continues. We are proud of our history and are excited for the future with labels such as Kempen (Merchant Bank & Asset Manager), Van Lanschot (Private Banking) and Evi (online investing). We do this with about 1,700 colleagues, divided over the 3 labels and the holding company. We have been working with great dedication and financial craftsmanship on our customers' progress for almost 3 centuries.
Kempen is an international investment bank, headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We are part of Van Lanschot Kempen and employ around 450 people in our offices in Amsterdam, New York, London, Antwerp and Paris. We are specialised in Corporate Finance, Securities and Asset Management. Kempen represents professionalism, entrepreneurship and drive.
To work in a sustainable and future-oriented way, inclusion and diversity are essential. A highly inclusive and diverse workforce helps to drive business performance and innovation, workforce agility and resilience, as well as positive social and environmental impact. It is our ambition for the inflow of each department to be more diverse than the outflow. For example, if an employee leaves or more headcount becomes available, we aim to increase diversity by hiring someone who brings something new to the team. Whether that’s gender, age, nationality, background or anything else.

We offer

Turning talent into value. That's what we do! The fact is, if you add value, you can obviously expect the same from us in return. Our employees are our most important asset, so they have countless opportunities to grow both as individuals and in their professional fields. To reflect this, we offer attractive terms of employment with a focus on the future, personal and professional development, and plenty of flexibility:
• A salary that matches your knowledge, experience and background;
• With a flexible budget (consisting of vacation pay, 13th month and 7 non-statutory vacation days) you can partly put together your secondary employment conditions with us. Think of extra leave, discover the world with a sabbatical, a subscription at the gym or a new bicycle; it's all possible.
• The possibility to take a longer period like a sabbatical, or to spend a longer period at home with your children or, for example, to take care of a family member if necessary;
• To support the throughflow of women to middle / senior (management) roles within our organization in line with our strategic ambitions to increase the employment rate of women, we finance part of the childcare for fulltime working mothers (+36 hours). With this, Van Lanschot Kempen is offering a measure that is suitable and necessary to eliminate or reduce bottlenecks for women.
• Do you want to exchange Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day and Whit Monday for another religious holiday? That is also possible!


Will our story become your story? Do you want to build on the future with us? And are you committed to growing together? If you can answer a resounding yes to all three questions, we’d love to meet you. Apply for this Business Manager CMO – Wholesale and Institutional Clients (CMO WIC).

If you’d like some more information first, Marc Bosman will answer all your questions if you send her an  e-mail at m.bosman@vanlanschotkempen.com.

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