Young Professional Program Advanced Analytics

  • Rabobank
  • Utrecht, Nederland
  • apr 02, 2019
Fulltime Asset Management Risk Management Data Analyst

Job Description


Imagine developing complex models for a top international financial service provider and kick-starting your career by having extensive technical and soft skills training. With you as our Young Professional Advanced Analytics, we make this possible together. Your expertise, intellectual curiosity and ability to quickly learn more about stress testing, IFRS 9, credit management or model validation, will be an asset to our team and program.

Making a difference

  • Making a difference by using your outstanding analytical and mathematical skills to solve complex business and analytical issues.
  • Working on complex issues for the bank's Risk Analytics department within different projects.
  • Working with, building, maintaining complex models for enabling strategic and operational data-driven decision making.
  • Building your knowledge on a specific field within Risk Analytics and become an expert in this field.
  • Meeting and learning from senior leaders, colleagues and mentors from within the bank.
  • Working on your personal skills together with other Young Professionals to grow into a strong and self-assured professional that knows the ropes of quantitative problems.
  • Being a game changer for Rabobank by noticing and initiating innovative ideas.

With each other

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our Risk Analytic teams bring talented people together to develop several model types from start to finish, to do data quality checks and analysis to create new models, and to discuss results, implement and monitor the models. With you as a Young Professional Advanced Analytics, the team will consist of 14 diverse Young Professionals in a variety of roles, including:

Anna Haue-Pedersen, Young Professional:“You'll get a lot of responsibility early on and that allows you to really contribute to the team and make your mark”.

Ivo Hendriks, Young Professional:“Recently I created a Python framework for a PD model and now I'm the go-to person”.

You will be a full team member in one of the participating teams. The exposure and relationships gained during the Advanced Analytics Program will give you the foundation for further advancing your career within Rabobank after successfully completing the program.

With you

If we were to ask your friends to describe you in a few key words, the answer should contain: customer-focused, problem solver, eager to learn and result-oriented. For the position of Advanced Analytics Young Professional, you also need:

  • a completed Master or PhD in Econometrics/Mathematics/Physics (or comparable)
  • no more than 2 years of work experience
  • affinity with finance and/or risk management
  • an interest in quantitative analyses and programming (e.g. Matlab, Python and SQL)
  • the ambition to play a key role in the dynamic environment of a large financial institution.

Growing a better world together

You're probably already aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 8.5 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission?We do so in countless ways, such as:

  • as part of a project with Humanitas, we are helping people who are experiencing financial difficulties to get their household finances in order
  • finding suitable jobs for 1,500 refugees together with Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland
  • thanks to an agreement with the UN World Food Program, more agricultural products are purchased from small farmers in Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia. We aim to expand this platform to include one and a half million farmers in 25 countries in 2030.


Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 40-hour working week), you can also expect:

  • a gross monthly salary between € 3.400 and € 3.500
  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay
  • an Employee Benefit Budget (9% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash payout
  • a personal budget that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career (in addition to the training provided by the program)
  • flexible working times and location-independent working
  • 100% reimbursement of the costs of home/work travel if you travel by public transport! If you prefer to travel by car or motorbike, you can choose a home/work travel allowance
  • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5%.

Let's meet

Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Young Professional Advanced Analytics and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

Good to know:

  • Applications are open until 9 Augustus 2019. Apply via the apply button. After cv selection the selection procedure consists of an interview, an assessment and a final selection day. Applications will be handled according to the schedule below.

    Application received until:
    Week 16 -> Selection day on 9 May 2019
    Week 18, 19 -> Selection day on 23 May 2019
    Week 22 -> Selection day on 14 June 2019
    Week 23 -> Selection day on 21 June 2019
    Week 25, 26 -> Selection day on 9 May 2019
    Week 27 -> Selection day on 19 July 2019
    Week 29 -> Selection day on 2 August 2019
    Week 31, 32 (closing date 9 August 2019) -> Selection day on 23 August 2019
  • If you have any questions about the specific details of this position, please contact Wibbina de Jong, Program Lead Advanced Analytics Young Professional Program on 06 25695223 or via
  • Coen Hilvering, Recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via06 51409621 or via
  • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.