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Associate ABN AMRO Group Strategy Office 1 - ABN AMRO Bank

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

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Associate ABN AMRO Group Strategy Office 1

At a glance

ABN AMRO’s Group Strategy Office is our bank’s strategy consulting department. The Group Strategy Office is the strategic accelerator of our bank. The financial industry is undergoing major and fundamental changes, driven by developments in different domains. Evolving customer needs and expectations require a proactive response and the team is instrumental in positioning ABN AMRO for the future.

The Group Strategy Office conducts strategic projects with high relevance for the business lines and subsidiaries within the group. Projects are conducted in multidisciplinary project teams that work closely together with business lines and in close cooperation with top management of the bank. The team resides within the Strategy & Sustainability department of ABN AMRO and reports directly to the CEO.

Your job

As an associate you will work on specific components of a project conducted within ABN AMRO, on corporate level or for a specific business line. You will work as part of a team on a wide variety of topics, from supporting the definition of the strategic vision of the bank or in a business line, to conducting analyses and supporting implementation of strategic projects.

Typical projects conducted by the team are for example:

  • Strategic agenda – support the Executive Committee in driving and prioritizing the strategic agenda on corporate level, for the four business lines and supporting departments
  • Near & long-term vision and strategy –  support the Executive Committee in determining the near and long-term vision and strategy for ABN AMRO group, based on outside-in views and capability assessment
  • Cross-border value creation – analyze and assess activities in all countries in ABN AMRO’s footprint on performance, future outlook and improvement potential

Within our Group Strategy Office you will be able to develop your analytical, conceptual and consultancy skills. All team members will be offered an extensive training curriculum and receive all the support to ensure fast-track career development. As you grow and gain more expertise, you may move into the role of advisor. You will gain a 360 degree understanding of ABN AMRO group, which makes this position an ideal one should you aspire to move from a strategic consulting position into a line management or other specialist function within our bank over time.

Your profile

As a Group Strategy Office Associate you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of ABN AMRO. The associate role is a challenging and demanding role. Therefore we are looking for highly talented and enthusiastic colleagues matching the following description:


  • Intrinsically motivated & fiercely results oriented
  • Curious & innovative
  • Analytically driven – strong quantitative and analytical capabilities
  • Good problem solving skills – structures issues logically and creates practical ideas
  • Good sense of humor & pleasant to work with

Knowledge and experience

  • Excellent academic track record (Master degree); degree(s) with a strong quantitative component preferred;
  • Graduates are welcome to apply. However, for our current job openings we prefer candidates with relevant experience. Preferably 1 to 2 years of experience in a Top Tier Consulting Firm, the financial industry, or in a strategic position at a large corporate;
  • Strong English language skills, both written and spoken;
  • Ability to speak and understand Dutch, or willingness to learn.

What we offer

We do everything to get the best out of our people and believe and invest in their success. In addition to a competitive salary, we are focused on your personal development and will offer you an extensive training curriculum to facilitate personal and professional growth. You will be empowered to perform qualitative and quantitative analyses and develop a thorough understanding of complex problems. You will work on your skills in a dynamic and fun team that works closely together and helps you to make progress.


We are looking forward to receive you motivation letter and resume. Please submit your application, university and high school grades and resume via the link on our website to ensure an orderly process.

The application process consists of three formal rounds and contain assessment of your problem solving skills, personality & fit and presence.

For more information, please email Eva Knippen, Business Manager Strategy & Sustainability, via

Acquisition following this vacancy is not appreciated.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.


Information and application:


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27 juli 2020
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More information:

For more information, please email Eva Knippen, Business Manager Strategy & Sustainability, via

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