Sustainability Associate FDP

  • Dienstverband
  • Den Haag


Are you the new Sustainability Associate of our Investment Management department? Want to work at one of the largest financial corporates in the Netherlands? Do you want to be challenged within an ambitious development program? Aegon should be your next employer!

The job in a nutshell

As Associate Corporate Sustainability you will co-develop and implement Aegon’s global sustainability program; to ensure that the company sets and meets its sustainability goals and targets; to embed sustainability into Aegon’s overall corporate strategy and narrative and its day-to-day business practices. You will be part of the Financial Development Program, a traineeship that challenges you to develop yourself on a professional and personal level.

You will contribute to Aegon’s position as a leader in integrated reporting, and ensure the company meets its international commitments with respect to the UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance, the OECD, the Global Reporting Initiative, and the International Integrated Reporting Council.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall support for Aegon’s sustainability function at Aegon Netherlands (Aegon NL), working closely with colleagues in the wider Sustainability team to help develop and implement sustainability projects, policies and other programs. The Sustainability Associate may also have responsibility for smaller projects.
  • Delivering on the renewed approach to sustainability strategy requires targeted engagement and collaboration with Aegon’s stakeholders, to ensure best practice in our policies and meeting our commitments.
  • Work closely with the Sustainability team on implementation of Aegon’s human rights policy and responsible investment policy.
  • Support efforts to increase internal communications and engagement with the company’s sustainability program. Work closely with Group Communications to develop clear and effective internal communications of the company’s approach to sustainability.

Financial Development Program

This position is also part of the Financial Development Program. What is this program about? As a Young Professional, you start this program in September 2022. You switch to a new challenging role within one of our business units every two years, such as Corporate Center, Aegon Global or Asset Management. In addition to coaching at work, you get many opportunities for personal development.

Who will be your new colleagues?

You will be working under the direct supervision of the Investment Management team and you will have colleagues with significant experience in investments at world leading financial institutions. The team is responsible for all the investments of Aegon Netherlands. As Associate Corporate Sustainability you show personal accountability and ownership to co-develop and implement Aegon’s global sustainability program. You are strategic, analytical and process orientated. You have an external stakeholder focus and establish valuable partnerships. Strong leadership skills, ability to communicate clearly and concisely with global internal and external stakeholders.

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