CPM Expert CIB - Amsterdam

  • Posting Date: 24-09-2019
  • Vacancy number: 22166
At a glance

Central Portfolio Management is a newly formed team which will play an instrumental role in the execution of the CIB’s capital efficient strategy. The changes in the regulatory environment of banking require more efficient and effective capital management to optimise returns across CIB. The department ensures:

- Providing insight into the CIB portfolio (across client/ sectors and regions)
- Guidelines for improved data quality and aligned reporting
- Central reporting and advice to MT CIB and sector/regional heads
- Steering role in asset selection for distribution and origination and capital allocation
- Lead coordination role in bank’s originate to distribute platform
- Combined management control of Finance, Risk, and Business KPI’s

CPM will work in close cooperation with the sector heads of Client Coverage, DCM and Syndicate in Global Markets to ensure the effective Originate-to Distribute chain, but will also align with CIB’s Processes & Control / Data Management, and CIB’s partners in Risk, Finance, and I&T.

Your job

CPM Experts will be involved in a broad spectrum of activities and will not have a specific allocation in terms of knowledge clusters of activities within CPM. This methodology entails that capacity within the team is allocated in a flexible way depending on the needs in a specific period. As such employees in the CPM Team will have a flexible time/capacity allocation to various activities depending on the focus of CPM at such time. The key expert clusters within CPM are as follows:

1) Active Portfolio Steering
- Steering on portfolio capital/ asset allocation
- Advice on distribution and origination strategy
- Front and back end steering role
- Advice on product development

2) Performance Management and Analytics (incl. Sector specific management and analytics)
- Business, Finance, Risk KPI’s
- Reporting, forecasting/ scenario analysis
- Collaboration with Risk, Finance and CIB client coverage units in analysing the portfolio through risk, financial and strategic lenses
- Digitise performance management reporting
- Sector risk reviews
- Basel IV

3) Data Model and Management
- Overlay of Data Model developments and implications on Performance Management and Analytics
- Model Landscape
- Knowledge centre of models and data

4) Capital Allocation
- Leading in capital allocation
- Client ROE
- Track & Trace
- Sonar model

In its day-to-day job an employee of the CPM Team will work closely together with Senior Experts on projects and expertise areas. Together with the Senior Experts employees in the CPM Development team will work closely together with the other senior experts and all the key stakeholders like Client Coverage, Structured Finance, P&C, Finance, ALM, Risk, the Grids and investors.

Your working environment

The team will consist of 15-20 FTE’s (end state YE 2020) and will reflect a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds who share a common vision and drive to deliver on CIB’s capital efficient strategy.  CPM sits with SF&PM with the head of CPM reporting to the Head of SF&PM.

Your profile

The ideal candidate will have spent time building a strong foundation of technical, analytical and commercial skills within a financial institution. The candidate must demonstrate a strong team spirit and willingness to lever off their existing skillset whilst also being open and committed to learning new skills and developing their knowledge base across all expert clusters. Technical skills can include – data analytics; strong presentational skills; transaction structuring and documentation; valuation and cashflow modelling skills.


- Educated at university level
- 2-8 years financial services experience
- Relevant technical skills
- Quantitative and analytical skills
- Commercial knowledge and experience
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Attention to detail
- Enthusiastic, energetic and pro-active

What we offer

A challenging and exciting position at the core of the bank’s shift to a capital efficient strategy.

- The opportunity to learn and develop with room to grown personally and professionally
- The opportunity to build your working knowledge of a leading financial institution  
- The opportunity to broaden your career horizons by working with people all across the bank, from Risk, Finance, Client Coverage Units, Markets and SF&PM  
- The opportunity to work in a diverse and agile team that will seek to deliver on CIB’s strategy whilst creating an inspirational working culture for the team 


Are you interested? Please respond to this vacancy as soon as possible. We would like to get to know you.

Indication of Application Process

Step 1: Application

Fill out the information on the application form and upload your motivation letter and resume

Step 2: First interview

You will receive a confirmation of your application by e-mail. Within two weeks you will hear if you are invited for an interview

Step 3: Online assessment

You make an online cognitive test or an online assessment

Step 4: Second interview

You are invited for a second interview

Step 5: Job offer

You receive your job offer, once you have accepted it is time to start!

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