Advanced Analytics Young Professional Programme

Rabobank Nederland
Fulltime job
Banking, Risk Management, Financial services


Are you interested in Finance, Strategy and Data & Analytics and do you aim for a fast-track career in these fields? Are you interested to start with a professional development programme within a cutting-edge environment and the biggest local financial service provider? Then take the opportunity to join a unique programme for top talents now!

Advanced Analytics Young Professional Programme
Utrecht, 40 hours a week

The position

Rabobank is looking for quantitative top talents to join Rabobank’s modelling teams.

As a modelling team member you will gain an in-depth understanding of various risk management areas (e.g. ALM, IFRS 9, credit management, model validation) and become an expert in one of these fields. By generating and sharing insights with the business, you will be responsible for enabling strategic and operational data-driven decision making. In this central role you will be able to make your mark straight away.

You will participate in our 18 month Advanced Analytics Young Professional Programme, which offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits. This programme, which you will start together with 15 talented and ambitious young professionals, is the ideal kick start of your career. You will be a full team member in one of the participating teams for the duration of the programme (e.g. Credit Modelling, Stress Testing, Model Validation, Data Analytics). During your assignments you will extend your analytical- and soft skills and compress years of industry experience. The exposure and relationships gained during the programme provide ample opportunity to advance your career within Rabobank after successfully completing the programme. Before long, you will create your own unique network within our diverse cooperation.

For this professional programme we have designed an extensive technical toolkit & soft skills training. Over the course of the programme, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and meet senior leaders and network with colleagues and mentors.

Rabobank believes that a diverse workforce which closely works together, enables getting ahead faster and booking better results. Together we will be game changer for Rabobank in a world of Fintech.

Our department
Rabobank Group is a top international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. We have grown into the biggest financial service provider in the Netherlands and operate a number of specialized subsidiaries with an enormous local involvement and presence. Worldwide, approximately 40,000 people in more than 40 countries serve around 9 million customers.

As Young Professional, you will start in the CLR department of Rabobank (Compliance, Legal and Risk). Within CLR there are opportunities in credit modelling, compliance, ALM modelling and data analytics. The CLR department is responsible for the quantitative development of several model types from start to finish, data quality checks, analyses to create a new model, discuss the results with stakeholders inside and outside the bank (expert users, senior management and supervisors), correct implementation of the model in systems and regular monitoring of the model. 

Your profile
We seek outstanding individuals with superior analytical and mathematical skills. Successful candidates have the intellectual curiosity to solve business and analytical problems, and share our passion for delivering resultsCooperative minds with an interest in Finance and Risk Management are definitely valued.

Your background 

  • Completed a Master or PhD in Econometrics/Mathematics/Physics or comparable
  • No more than 2 years of work experience
  • Affinity with finance and/or risk management
  • Interest in quantitative analyses and programming (e.g. Matlab, Python and SQL)
  • Living in the Netherlands
  • Your ambition is to play a key role in a dynamic environment of a large financial institution 

Your competencies
Besides the Rabobank core competencies of Customer focus and Partnership, the following competencies are required for this position: 

  • Personal development       
  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Initiative

What we offer
In addition to an excellent salary, an end of year gratuity, paid annual leave, part of the Young Professional Programme consists of an extensive (and personal) training package and coaching. In 18 months, you will get the chance to explore the different fields of risk management and develop yourself within a challenging and inspirational environment.

Additional information
Applications of redundant Rabobank colleagues are given priority. In your application letter, please mention your redundancy status and the date of commencement of redundancy.

If you have any questions about the application procedure, please contact Coen Hilvering, recruiter, +31 651409621. And if you have any questions about the position, you can contact Reintje Maasdam, Risk Manager, +31 622419724.

This vacancy will be published until 15th of August 2018. This programme will start on 1st of October 2018. 

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your letter of application, detailed CV and grade list in English to Coen Hilvering, recruiter, using the following link.

The application procedure will include an online assessment (connector ability and big five personality test by PiCompany).