Responsible Investment Specialist

You will receive

  • Stimulating and pleasant international work environment
  • To be a part of an outstanding and dedicated investment team

You will bring with you

  • Appropriate education and enthusiasm
  • Experience in the investment industry
  • Knowledge of sustainability
  • Highly developed analytical and broad ESG data knowledge and skills

Responsible Investment Specialist

Unique opportunity for an ambitious Responsible Investment Specialist to lever your expertise, broaden your skills and have a positive societal impact.

We are looking for an dedicated professional with personality who strives for quality and has good written and verbal communication skills. We expect you to dedicate most of your time to integrating ESG into the investment processes within NN IP, and able to build, maintain and strengthen relationships with both the investment teams as well as other relevant parts of the organization,. Furthermore, the right person for this role is a real team player with a strong developed political sensitivity (both internally as externally) who is willing to commit him or herself to our ambition to be a leader in RI.


Your impact as a Responsible Investment Specialist at NN

Are you looking to join an ambitious team operating at the crossroads of corporate responsibility and investments and are you aware of the latest developments regarding sustainability and familiar with investing? Then this might be the challenge you are looking for! The Responsible Investing team has a broad range of activities:

  • Focus on the integration of ESG data in the investment process, working closely with analysts and portfolio managers
  • Research and analyze data (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Actual knowledge of the latest developments regarding responsible investing and its debates
  • Publish on and present our views on topics related to responsible investing
  • Represent NN IP in a variety of partnerships and industry bodies
  • Advise Institutional clients on Responsible Investment Policies and Practices
  • Participate in the Active Ownership program of NN IP, especially Proxy Voting


Realistic results

We are looking for:

  • Team player with strong sense for individual accountability
  • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Pro-activity and accuracy
  • Experience in the investment industry
  • Fluent in both English (verbal and written)
  • University degree
  • Demonstrated drive Passion for sustainability combined with financial markets
  • Client focussed and Commercial skills
  • Creative and open mindset, ability to listen and express and communicate views


We also care about you

Just as you as our Responsible Investment Specialist care for our customers, we also care for you. With great development opportunities and a pleasant working environment, you will have good reason to find going to work every day a pleasure. For your career development, we facilitate:

  • On-the-job training and vocational training via our Learning & Development Center.
  • Industry-specific conferences (both in the Netherlands and across the border).
  • In-house training and personal skills training.

Whatever we do, we do together in an environment where your personality, talents and ideas count. For example, collaborating with another team is quite the norm and regularly leads to better outcomes. We have no thresholds within NN; everyone is readily accessible and willing to help each other.


Our purpose

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, and there are quite a few: NN, NN Investment Partners, Nationale-Nederlanden, OHRA, ABN AMRO Insurance, BeFrank, Zicht, AZL and Movir.


Clear conditions

We offer you modern employment conditions and generous employee benefits. For example, you have the option of taking extra vacation days. We are also working towards implementing Choose your own Device. You will receive your holiday allowance and year-end bonus with your salary every month, without restriction and readily available to you.

As a Investment Specialist , you will work from our beautiful office located in The Hague, which offers an easy connection via the A12. The beach is just around the corner, and we have our very own FIT20 and private NN Café. What more could you want?


Critical skills of a Investment Specialist

You have a high learning agility, meaning you can easily adapt and absorb new information in a changing environment. Customer service is central to everything you do, whether it is toward your colleagues from Commerce & Sales or General Management. Thanks to your highly developed communication and social skills, you accomplish this with ease. You draw the best out of yourself as well as those around you. If you can help someone, you do not think twice about it.


Commit to NN

Are you seeking a dynamic position in an organisation 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 job? Please contact Mina Bahaj via +31 (0)6 15066245.

Application procedure


If you are enthusiastic about the job we encourage you to apply online. We will then carefully look at your profile and let you know whether you’ll be invited to an interview within two weeks.


We are curious who you are, what motivates you and what you are looking for. But it is just as important that you get to know NN better. We aim for a maximum of two interviews in which you will meet the manager of the department, a direct colleague and a recruiter from NN.

Online assessment

The assessment consists of a personality test, a driver test and an intelligence test. We believe your personal qualities are very important and use this assessment to test whether you meet the NN Mindset. This will be an online test and the results will be shown  immediately.


Are we both enthusiastic after the interviews and the online assessment? Then we will gladly make you an offer to join NN. Click here for more information about our employment benefits.

Welcome new colleague

Congratulations with your new job! We will now start our onboarding procedure to secure a smooth start at NN.


We realize that applying for a job is an important moment for you. What matters to you, matters to us. That is why, after the application procedure, we invite you via e-mail to let us know how you experienced applying at NN. Thanks to your feedback we can make improvements to the way we work.

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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