Advanced Analytics Young Professional Program

40 Hours a week

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 program within a cutting-edge and the biggest local financial service provider

The position

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

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

You will participate in our Young Professional Program, which offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits. This programme is the ideal kick start of your career. 
The depth of the assignment during your first year will extend your analytical- and soft skills and compress years of industry experience. The exposure and relationships gained during the first year offer ample opportunity to advance your career within Rabobank after successfully completing the program. Before long, you will create your own unique network within our diverse cooperation. Within a talented group of ambitious trainees, your career in banking and risk management will get a head start.

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

Rabobank believes that a diverse workforce who 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 60,000 people in more than 43 countries serve around 10 million customers.

As Young Professional, you will start in the Credit Modelling department in Risk Management. The department is responsible for the quantitative development of models 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 results. Cooperative 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
  • A maximum of 2 years of experience
  • Affinity with Finance and/or risk management
  • Interest in quantitative analyses and programming (i.e. Matlab, Python)
  • Living in the Netherlands
  • Your ambition is to play a key role in a dynamic environment in a large financial institution

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

  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Deliver results
  • Influencing
  • Organising & monitoring
  • Personal development
  • Problem solving


What we offer
Rabobank offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits. Your salary depends on your education, knowledge and experience.


Additional information

If you have any questions about the application procedure, please contact Marieke Merkelbach, recruiter, +31 623419322.

This vacancy will be published until 19 January 2017

The first round interviews will take place in week 4.

Together with 30 talented people you will start in a training program in order to develop yourself on both technical and soft skills. This program will start in March 2017.


How to apply
If you are interested in this position, please send your letter of application, including job number and detailed CV and grade list in English, to Marieke Merkelbach, recruiter, using the ‘Apply now’ link.

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

The Rabobank Group screens all interns and new employees according to the ‘Rabobank Screening Regulation’ in order to ascertain whether the applicant may hold a position at Rabobank.