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Senior Responsible Investment Officer - ACTIAM

Locatie: Utrecht

The Sustainability & Strategy department is a team of driven professionals. Within ACTIAM, we are responsible for the development and implementation of the responsible and sustainable investment policies. We work closely with investors, relationship management, fund management and other departments within ACTIAM. We also work together with other (international) institutional investors and data providers. ACTIAM has the ambition to be one of the frontrunners in the area of responsible investment, in which we will continue to invest.

The team currently consists of 8 people who are on a structural basis supported by interns.

De functie:
Passionate about responsible investing, have great analytical skills? Like to translate global trends into impacts for society and investments? Experience with developing ESG-policies and assessment of companies? Keen eye for detail and a proactive approach and an informal leader?

When two or more of these questions apply to you then this challenging and multi-faceted role is something for you!

ACTIAM located in Utrecht has a vacancy for a Senior Responsible Investment Officer

Your function
The ESG team is positioned around three focus points: 1. Research and Policy: 2. Active Ownership: 3. Strategy and Innovation

Your function falls within the area of Research & Policy. You enjoy contributing in a structured way towards the team and company goals. You work accurately and enjoy teaming up with your colleagues from all departments. You have an eye for trends and developments in a broader sense. And you have a feel on how to translate these into relevant topics from both an social and financial point of view.

In this independent function you get the freedom to organise your own work as well as apply and maintain the structure of the team’s work and responsibilities. It is therefore very important that you know how to set priorities and work in a precise and result-oriented matter. You understand the importance of sustainable investments. Both from an social as from a commercial point of view. In addition, you know how to crunch through ESG-related data.

Your tasks include:

  • Further improving our positioning, strategy and implementation of the focus themes;
  • Analysing companies especially in the field of positive impact (Sustainable Development Goals)
  • Conducting engagement with investee companies to achieve behavioural change Green Bond assessments and further develop our views on social bonds, blue bonds and conservation finance
  • Contributing to innovation on emerging ESG subjects;
  • Representing ACTIAM in various ways, including on stage performance (e.g. roundtables and seminars) and working groups
  • Ensure proper commitment and implementation of responsible investment within ACTIAM;
  • Screening investments against our policies in collaboration with our data supplier;
  • Preparing new policies and policy papers in the area of responsible investment.


  • Master in Ecology, Economics, Finance, Earth Sciences, Sustainable/ International development or similar;
  • Excellent comprehension of the Dutch and English language, both verbally and in writing;
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant job experience, for example as an ESG investment strategist (or impact investing), ESG strategy-consultant, Active ownership specialist;
  • Understanding of the asset management field
  • Numerical insight and knowledge of ESG-data systems;
  • Strong personality who likes to work together with different departments;
  • Affinity with commercial tracks and outings;
  • Proactive attitude and a flexible mindset;
  • Ability to quickly switch between different tasks;
  • Ability to work under pressure and accurately;
  • Experience in responsible investing and working with social issues.

You work in a structured and process-oriented matter and are conscientious. You have proper comprehension of Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing. You are results-oriented, thorough and systematic. You are seen as an informal leader with a positive attitude. Finally, you are good at working independently, but you are also a quintessential team player and a networker. 

For more information on the position please contact, for more information on the process please contact / +31 6 8363 2417.

Apply for this job!
If you are interested in this position and you would like to apply please send your CV and motivation letter via our online application page, by clicking on the applybutton.
For the person with the right attitude there is ample of room for personal and professional growth. 

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Location: Utrecht

Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Responsible Investment Officer at ACTIAM in Utrecht including your CV via our website.

Job posted

11 juli 2018
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For more information on the position please contact, for more information on the process please contact / +31 6 8363 2417.

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