Traineeship | Investment Management

Van Lanschot Kempen
Asset Management, Banking
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Create your own future

The Van Lanschot Kempen Investment Management Traineeship offers young professionals the opportunity to explore every aspect of asset management, starting September 2023 for a period of 16 months.

During the traineeship, you will be supported by a mentor and a buddy and follow a training program for both personal and professional development. The traineeship is a bespoke process allowing each step to be planned in close consultation with you, whereby your personal and professional growth is key.

That is what you will use your talents for as an Investment Management Trainee at Van Lanschot Kempen. After the 16 months, you will have a good impression of the opportunities and possibilities within the investment management, leading to a discussion which career path is the best match with you here at Van Lanschot Kempen

Within this traineeship, you will rotate between departments on a four-month basis. The departments which are part of this traineeship are:

  • Core strategies: consist of the investment management teams (Credits, Dividend, Small Caps, Sustainable Value Creation, Real Assets, Private Markets) and the trading desk;
  • Asset Research & Communication: investment strategy solutions and research, selection & communication (single lines research). The team plays a role in the investment process and content strategy of VLK;
  • Manager Research & Multi Man. Solutions: responsible for research, selection & communication of fund managers and alternative investment strategies;
  • Private Clients Solutions: Responsible for the VLK default propositions and tailored portfolio solutions for private clients and semi-institutional clients;
  • FM & Institutional Solutions: Responsible for fiduciary management and investment solutions for pension funds and insurance companies;
  • Portfolio Implementation: Responsible for managing and monitoring all client portfolios and mandates;
  • Product & Solutions Development: responsible for solutions management and the VLK product management. The team delivers an energetic and diligent development process for the investment products and services;
  • Project Management Office: responsible for the coordination of a broad range of projects related to the development of solutions and products; and
  • Sustainability Centre: responsible for the preservation and growth of wealth in a sustainable way for the benefit of the future by sustainable and innovative investment solutions

Your talents

Curious, ambitious, and ready for a challenge. This is how we can best describe you as an Investment Management Trainee. Talents that you use to guide our customers in a constantly changing world every day. By thinking out of the box and asking questions. And all will be well if you also an affinity with finance and investing. You also have:

  • completed a masters
  • max. 2 years of work experience after your studies
  • the desire to develop yourself, both on professional and personal level
  • Good mastery of English, both oral and written.

Move ahead at Van Lanschot Kempen

Investing in a more future-oriented, sustainable, and data-driven way with various clients. Both nationally and internationally. With over 300 years of experience, we make this ambition a reality at Van Lanschot Kempen. We do this with some 1,700 colleagues in various fields of expertise.

An organisation's degree of innovation and agility also depends on the diversity of its workforce. Our differences make us stronger together. We promote an inclusive work environment where all colleagues feel at home. With us, you can be yourself. And we are proud of that.

Curious about the stories of colleagues and how they experience working at Van Lanschot Kempen? Go to People & Projects and find out more!

Turning talent into value!

That's what we do! The fact is, if you add value, you can expect the same from us in return. A good work-life balance with our 'hybrid way of working' is a good example of this. As a trainee, you will also be given:

  • an all-in salary of € 51k gross, commensurate with your knowledge and experience.
  • a complete training programme for personal and professional development, and a mentor and buddy who guide you through the entire traineeship;
  • a pension scheme;
  • flexible working hours: you come to the office for team meetings or brainstorming sessions and work from home by mutual agreement; and
  • would you like to exchange Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day and Whit Monday for another religious holiday? That is also possible!

And we have many other employment benefits ready for you. Discover all the benefits of working at Van Lanschot Kempen.

Working on tomorrow's capital

Just the vacancy you were looking for? Please respond by 21 May 2023.

Do you have any questions? Please get in touch with Diva Estanto, Campus Recruiter, at

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