Credit Research Analyst, Investment Grade

You will receive

  • A central role in an investment team with a strong track record of performance
  • Become part of an organisation with a strong focus on fixed income and responsible investing
  • Attractive salary and benefits package

You will bring with you

  • Relevant degree, preferably combined with a CFA (or progress towards)
  • Experience in conducting corporate credit analysis, preferably from within a buy-side, rating agency or similar environment
  • Good understanding of fixed income securities and/or responsible investing

Credit Research Analyst, Investment Grade

Are you a motivated and performance-driven professional looking to build a career in investment management? Do you want to develop your credit research skills as part of a team of experienced investors with a strong record of performance? This a great opportunity for a Junior Investment Analyst to contribute to the growth and success of our organisation.

 

Your impact as Junior Investment Analyst at NN Investment Partners

As a credit analyst in the European Investment Grade Credit team you will be responsible for providing insightful sector research and high-quality company analysis, including financial modelling, the integration of Environment, Social and Governance factors, and assignment of internal ratings.

You will use this research as the basis for determining the appropriate relative valuation for issuers in your sectors and, ultimately, for generating investment ideas and recommendations. The initial focus of the role will be the REITS industry (other sectors will subsequently be added to the coverage).

In addition to this, you will be expected to develop and maintain strong relationships with the senior management of companies under coverage and, within NN Investment Partners, other teams covering the same industries. You will also work closely with the specialists within the organisation focused of Responsible Investing and Innovation.

 

Critical skills of a Junior Investment Analyst

  • At least 2 years previous work experience involving corporate credit analysis, preferably from within a buy-side, rating agency or similar environment
  • Completion of a relevant degree, preferably combined with a CFA (or progress towards)
  • Strong communication skills, including written and verbal fluency in English
  • Knowledge of the credit relative value, ESG integration or the commercial real estate sector would be a plus

 

Meet the team

Specialised Fixed Income,  one of 5 investment teams at NN Investment Partners,  consists of 84 investment professionals managing in excess of EUR 77 billion for clients. In addition to Investment Grade Credit, where the vacancy is located, you will also work alongside other teams including High Yield, Emerging Markets Debt and Convertible bonds. Responsible Investing is central to the philosophy of the organisation and the investment process of the team.

The European Investment Grade Credit team manages in excess of EUR  35 billion across numerous funds and mandates, also including sustainable credit, green bond, covered bond and government related bond strategies. NNIP’s Investment Grade Credit team has a robust investment process combining diligent top-down and bottom-up research aimed at identifying unrecognised value ahead of consensus. The success of this approach is reflected in 11 successive years of outperformance for our Euro Investment Grade credit fund.

 

We care

As an experienced professional, you strive for continuous development. We offer extensive development opportunities and a pleasant working environment. We offer you:

  • On-the-job training and vocational training via our Learning & Development Centre.
  • A comprehensive network of national and international professionals.
  • Industry specific conferences (both in the Netherlands and across the border).

 

Our purpose

NN Investment Partners is part of NN. Thanks to your efforts, we make our financial services relevant and more personal.

Whatever your supporting role within the business, you offer your honest opinion and enthusiastic approach to all you do. Your customer-oriented attitude helps to encourage your colleagues. Together with NN, you help the whole world through various CSR projects. Active in 18 countries with over 17 million customers, you understand our work must be faultless. We must continuously innovate and invest in an agile business model. Thanks to your professionalism we earn the trust of our customers within all our subsidiaries.

Commit to NN

Are you seeking a dynamic position in an organization where you are constantly challenging yourself? Then we would like to meet you. Upload your resume via the apply button.

Do you have any questions about the application process? Please contact Mina Bahaj via +31 (0)6 15066245

Meet our people

Would you like to learn more about working at NN? Read the testimonials and find out!

‘We want to be a leader in Responsible Investing’

Arnoud Diemers

Head of Innovation and Responsible Investing Platform

‘I soon realised that this was a really interesting market for me’

Bregje Roosenboom

Client Portfolio Manager

‘Investment management is about so much more than just investing’

Petra Stassen

Client Portfolio Manager

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