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Senior Portfolio Manager Credits

  • Amsterdam
  • 40 hours
  • Master
  • Communication
  • Customer focus
  • Solution focused

Your job

As a Senior Portfoilio Manager Credits you will be part of the Kempen Euro Credit Team at Kempen Capital Management. The Kempen Euro Credit team manages Euro Investment Grade and High Yield credit portfolios with a total Assets Under Management of € 6 bln. The Kempen Euro Credit team has an exceptionally strong track record both versus the benchmark and peers.

We have a very active and disciplined investment process based on a combination of a top-down view and bottom-up investment ideas, implemented within a clearly defined risk framework.

For our team we are looking for a Senior Portfolio Manager Credits. In this role you will be responsible for covering a number of specific corporate ond/or financial sectors both from a role as analyst and portfolio manager. The focus of your coverage will be on companies with an Investment Grade and High Yield credit profile. Next to that you will also be offered a role in the Investment Committee of the strategy. In this position you will have a leading role in the overall portfolio positioning. Our investment process is based on strong convictions and teamwork. All team members have a high level of involvement with clear responsibilities. In your role as Senior Portfolio Manager you will be responsible for the fundamental coverage of the companies in your sectors, propose investment ideas, make relative value decisions and monitor positions.

You will combine that with a role as IC member. Within the IC that will consist of 3 people, you will be responsible for the overall portfolio positioning, challenging of the bottom-up investment ideas and the overall development of the credit strategies. In this role you are also expected to have a strong commercial impact.

The Euro Credit Team works as an independent team within Kempen Capital Management, but cooperates closely with other investment teams and investment specialists in our organization. As an senior portfolio managerIC Member you will have an important role in strengthening our team and are expected to provide a significant contribution to the outperformance and commercial success of the Credit Strategies at Kempen Capital Management.

Your experience

We are looking for an experienced credit professional in Euro Investment Grade and High Yield credits. With at least 10 years of relevant working experience and a proven track record. You have a strong performance driven mindset. We are looking for a real team player, with an excellent analytical skill set and strong decision making capabilities. You are also entrepreneurial, you can built and maintain relationships with clients and have proven commercial skills and leadership skills.

  • 8-10 Years of relevant experience as either credit portfolio manager or analyst
  • University education supplemented with relevant professional training such as CFA or VBA
  • Proven track record in credit investing in a leading role
  • Team player, with a positive can do mentality 
  • Experience in coaching and training junior and medior colleagues
  •  Strong commercial mindset and capabilities
  • Good leadership skills

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.

Thanks to Evi everyone can invest. Our customers do it online, with the help of your 25 future colleagues. Everyone can increase their wealth through the dedication and expertise of our financial professionals. An expensive tailored suit? A second home in Ibiza? No, our customers do not necessarily need that. Because everyone deserves Evi. Evi is a small, close-knit and ambitious team within Van Lanschot Kempen. We regularly win prizes and we are proud of that. Celebrating successes is therefore regularly on our agenda.

Van Lanschot:
Personal attention has been a priority at Van Lanschot since 1737. We are a private bank that puts people at the center and flawlessly senses what the customer really needs. We do this with more than 700 (financial) professionals who, with their specialist knowledge and dedication, add daily value to our customers. Next to our rich history we are also proudly looking into the future.

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. We offer you:

• A position in an entrepreneurial, dynamic and challenging environment, in a firm with a strong investment culture;
• A high level of responsibility for the investment and commercial success of the Kempen Euro IG and HY strategies;
• A challenging role that requires a combination of nanalaytical, investment and commercial skills.
• An excellent total compensation package with a fixed and variable component, excellent primary and secondary conditions and career opportunities, that matches your knowledge, experience and background;



Are you ready to join us and make the difference? Do you want to acquire skills and experience at our leading firm? And are you committed to growing alongside us and our clients? If you can answer a resounding yes to all three questions, we’d love to meet you.
Do you have questions or do you want to have more information? Please contact Tanja Schraders via t.schraders@vanlanschotkempen.com.

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