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Senior Business Analyst Alternative Investments in Heerlen

... As a team member in the agile team you have a strong core skillset in Business Analysis. You act as a bridge between IT and the miscellaneous business units. Preferably you have a background in Alternative Investments...



As a team member in the agile team you have a strong core skillset in Business Analysis. You act as a bridge between IT and the miscellaneous business units. Preferably you have a background in Alternative Investments processes in an Asset Management environment.

As a Business Analyst you:

  • identify and define business needs and produce adequate solutions for meeting them;
  • are involved in the process to make sure that implementation meets the requirements;
  • assess your clients’ requests in terms of feasibility and propose solutions;
  • fulfill a consultancy as well as a specialized role in your field of expertise.

You take pleasure in interviewing people, persisting with your questions and engaging in discussion with the aim of ensuring you are able to provide accurate information for your client.

The new colleague we are looking for will be working for the AM IT department (part of APG Asset Management). This department is divided into multiple agile teams. Agile teams are cross-functionally diverse and sufficient. They are comprised of team members that collectively have the skills to get the job done every iteration.  Our flexible and high-performing agile teams are composed of members with T-shaped skills.

The department AM IT supports the business in its current and future needs for IT solutions and processes the continuity of these solutions and processes.

Together with your team members, you are responsible for translating the business’s functional needs into working IT solutions and processes, the focus of this team lies on the further implementation and enhancement of the Alternative Investments Value Stream. The team in which you will work in consists of approximately 14 colleagues.

Your work location will be Heerlen.

Within APG you will work at the Chief Operations Office (COO) organizational unit within the Asset Management department. COO focuses on a relationship with the client which is based on trust, a global approach, controlled simplicity, strategic and regular partnerships and excellent operational management. The COO Change department exemplifies improvement. Due to thorough knowledge and expertise in the fields of Asset Management, Business Analysis, Application and System development, the COO Change department ensures that Asset Management develops itself, becomes even more professional and works more efficiently. This, in our view, is only possible with the right combination of people, processes and systems.


As a Business Analyst team member you have outstanding analytical skills and an eye for detail. You have a proactive attitude and are a natural bridge builder. You have strong persuasive powers, know how to challenge stakeholders on subject matters, and you are able to adequately manage expectations.

You have a willingness to develop or enhance your t-shaped skills.

Furthermore we ask:
Must haves:

  • A University degree;
  • At least 10 years experience in a similar Business Analyst role;
  • Knowledge of and experience in Financial Markets, preferable Asset Management;
  • At least 5 years experience with/knowledge of Alternative Investments Asset Management (products and processes);
  • Knowledge of the FrontInvest application from eFront;
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English.
Nice to haves:
  • An internationally recognized certification in Business Analysis;
  • T-shaped skillset (e.g. testing, developing);
  • Experience with Agile working;
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in Dutch.
APG is a pension provider that organizes the pensions for 4.5 million people on behalf of several pension funds. We provide the pensions of one in every five families in the Netherlands.
APG Asset Management is one of the largest pension asset managers in the world. We leverage all our experience, expertise and innovative power to invest the pension assets of our clients and their participants cost effectively. We contribute to a quality, affordable pension by achieving a stable, sustainable long-term return with responsible risks. For APG Asset Management, innovation and personal development are the way to keep a leading edge in pension asset management. Do you love your profession as well as a challenge? APG Asset Management offers plenty of challenges.

APG believes good employment practices are essential. In addition to a market level salary, a quality pension scheme and a year-end bonus, we also offer extensive opportunity in training and personal development. APG is proud to have earned the Top Employer and Top ICT Employer titles since 2008.
We believe that diversity promotes a broader vision and better decision-making. Engagement and respecting cultural differences contribute to our corporate objectives.

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Fulltime (startersfunctie)

Heerlen | ICT / IT / Programmeur | Fulltime (startersfunctie)

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