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Portfolio Solutions Manager - Milliman Pensioenen

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

Position Title:  Portfolio Solutions Manager
Department:  Financial Risk Management
Location:  Amsterdam

Milliman FRM

Milliman Inc. is a global market leader in risk management and hedging support services. The Milliman Financial Risk Management (FRM) practice is passionate about transforming the way the world manages portfolio risk and plans for retirement. Established in 1998, Milliman FRM includes more than 220 professionals from around the world, with offices in Chicago, London, Sydney and Amsterdam. Our global platform allows the firm to monitor and maintain hedge portfolios around the clock greater than US$150+ billion in underlying account value.

Description of the position

You will be part of the Milliman FRM team located in Amsterdam. You will report directly to the director of the local practice. The role is client facing and you will be in close contact with the global FRM team (inhouse software developers, quantitative developers, risk managers, traders and various other colleagues) and Milliman consultants, globally. You will be managing various projects to develop our hedging services for European clients. In addition, you will be supporting the sales team with materials, portfolio analysis and prospective client information. You will play a central role in the execution of our content marketing strategy.

Tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Development of our hedging advisory and execution services like interest, inflation fx and equity overlays to the needs of insurance companies and Dutch pension funds.
  • Onboarding new clients and implementing new hedging strategies.
  • Build and maintain relations with (prospective) clients by providing relevant information and content.
  • Development of content (like articles) and managing the content on our website and other sources.
  • Monthly reporting of the financial markets with the Milliman Market Monitor, the Benchmark Reform Transition Monitor and the Hedge Tracker.
  • Build and maintain relations with manager selections teams of various asset managers and consultants.
  • Supporting sales efforts with portfolio analysis, (prospective) client information, presentations and other materials.
  • Account responsibility and point of contact


  • Collaborative– Will strive to achieve an optimal result for the team
  • Independent – Perform assignments independently and feels accountable for the result
  • Accurate – Perform the necessary checks & balances to ensure the deliverable is right the first time, careful attention to detail
  • Relationship manager – Build and maintain strong internal and external relationships
  • Project manager – Manage projects within time and budget
  • Result driven – Focussed on achieving the maximum result
  • Communication – Asking valuable questions combined with listening to gather needed information.
  • Style flexibility – Flexible to adjust communication style and tone of voice to collaborate with people of different levels, backgrounds and personalities
  • Commercial awareness - Understands the needs of our clients
  • Continuously improving - The ability of constantly improving your work and the way you perform it

Experience and background 

  • A Master’s degree in investment management, finance, economics, econometrics or similar degree required.
  • 3-5 years of experience as balance sheet manager (advisory or portfolio management) or overlay manager.
  • Hands on experience with derivatives like swaps and swaptions, fx swaps and equity options and with fixed income instruments like interest rate bonds, credit bonds, mortgages, inflation linked bonds. Only theoretical knowledge from books is not sufficient.
  • Understanding of the investment process of pension funds and insurance companies.
  • Understanding of quantitative financial modelling to collaborate with our software developers and quantitative modelling team
  • Fluent Dutch combined with business English fluency, both verbal and written

Our offering 

This role is part of Milliman FRM, a dynamic team of enthusiastic colleagues. Our history of growth and success provides a firm foundation from which we will further build to expand our offering in the Netherlands and the region. This role is an opportunity to make important contributions to our continuous growth goals. The work schedule is business hours, five days per week.

Application procedure

The application procedure consists of various interviews with colleagues in Amsterdam, London and Chicago. If government regulations for any of these locations, or the challenges of travel, make face-to-face meetings impractical or impossible, we will arrange video meetings.

For more information please visit the website:

“Milliman FRM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Location: Amsterdam

Information and application:


Please send your application for Portfolio Solutions Manager at Milliman Pensioenen in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted

21 september 2020
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More information:

For more information, please contact Marcel Kruse via or +31 6 211 70 583.

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