Portfolio Manager Core Quant Equities


Robeco’s Investments division is responsible for the management and growth of investment funds and mandates. The Core Quant team is part of Quantitative Investment within the Investment division. The team is responsible for the Enhanced Indexing and Active Quant strategies based on multi-factor stock selection models in both developed and emerging markets which combined encompass a value of more than EUR 17 billion assets.

Job description

As a portfolio manager you will be responsible for managing Core Quant Equities portfolios. Your ultimate aim is to achieve best in class investment returns for our clients. In doing this, you will ensure that our proprietary factor models are efficiently and flawless translated into the portfolios. As a portfolio manager in the Core Quant team, your prime focus is on portfolio management, improving the portfolio construction and trading process, servicing existing clients, explaining the investment process to prospective clients and participating in research projects. In this role, you will cooperate together with various departments like our trading desks, operational portfolio management, quant research, risk management and compliance. With respect to client relationship management, you will cooperate closely with client portfolio managers, account managers and international sales offices.

This position lies at the heart of the Robeco strategy. Together with a team of enthusiastic and committed professionals, you will be working on the successful realization and extension of the quant strategy. The work is characterized by a high degree of independence on the one hand, and cooperation with colleagues from within the team and various departments on the other hand. The terms and conditions of employment are in line with market practice, and there is ample opportunity for personal development.


For the position of portfolio manager in the Core Quant Equities team located in Rotterdam, we are seeking a candidate with a Master’s degree (preferably in Finance, Business Economics or Econometrics) and at least 7 years of relevant work experience. You have proven yourself as a professional in an international and high performance environment, having worked as, for example overlay manager, portfolio manager, quant researcher or risk manager. You preferably have a background in portfolio management and/or a CFA degree. You are result oriented, precise, a quick learner, and a team player with a “can do” mentality. Furthermore, you possess strong communicating skills in Dutch and/or English, have a client focused mindset, and are flexible to travel internationally. Proven experience in onboarding clients would be a strong advantage.


Robeco has outsourced the recruitment procedure to our recruitment partner: Options Group. Candidates can send their application to:

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

An integrity test and an assessment are part of the selection procedure.