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Senior Investor Relations Officer

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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You will be working with the Board of Management, senior management of the different segments and all teams within the Corporate Center (such as Strategy, Treasury, M&A, Control, Legal, Regulatory & Public Affairs, HR and Corporate Communication). The work involves high impact and the direct contacts with analysts and investors demand great care.

Role specific activities:

  • Contributing to IR responsibilities in being intermediary between KPN and the international financial markets;
  • Selfstanding interaction and building effective relationships with financial markets participants: particularly European equity research analysts and our global investor base (equity and fixed income);
  • Initiating and carrying out projects that have a direct impact on the communication with the financial markets and therefore the share price;
  • Flawless execution of quarterly publications, including presentations, press releases, factsheets, and any supporting materials;
  • Organizing and preparing communication materials for successful roadshows, conferences, strategy updates, Capital Markets Days, and General Meetings of Shareholders;
  • Lead the analysis of current and potential institutional ownership of the company’s stock and create an investor targeting plan to optimize the shareholder base;
  • Providing information and reporting on the development of KPN’s share price and the telecom sector performance;
  • Providing input on group strategy based on capital markets insights;
  • Delivering an outside-in perspective of the international financial markets and the European telecoms sector to KPN’s senior management;
  • Becoming a trusted advisor for KPN’s Board of Management, particularly the CEO (Joost Farwerck) and CFO (Chris Figee) for strategic decision making;
  • Contributing ideas and preparing internal/external presentations for the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board on relevant topics;
  • Advising and guiding members of the Board of Management in their contact with existing and potential new shareholders and equity research analysts; and
  • Maintaining strong internal relationships with Corporate Communication, M&A, Treasury

This is a great opportunity to take on an exciting Investor Relations role in a dynamic industry. Working in a small, enthusiastic and committed team and reporting to the Head of IR (who reports directly to the CFO), the Senior Investor Relations Officer will play a key role in facilitating the delivery of an effective investor relations function, providing clear and transparent communication of KPN’s strategy and business performance to the financial markets.

Location: hybrid working model, on average split 40:60 Office (Amsterdam, Rotterdam) & Home.

  • University degree and related work experience: 7+ years in investment banking, equity research, consulting or related role; experience with financial markets is required, understanding of the telecom industry is a plus;
  • Featuring a mature character with solid personal opinions, able to act as sparring partner for the Board of Management and have in-depth discussions with very experienced and highly educated investors and analysts;
  • Help share overall IR and financial markets communication strategy; you have the ability to process large amounts of complex information quickly, and the ability to identify important key messages effeciently and present them concisely;
  • Stress-resistant, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, strong eye for detail;
  • Self-starter, ambitious and team-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines and work independently;
  • Strong relationship and networking skills;
  • Critical thinking: asks relevant questions and is persistant;
  • Excellent (fluent) verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • Willingness to travel.

Of course, as an employer, we have a lot to offer you. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • A gross monthly salary ranging from a minimum of €5775 to a maximum of €9125, depending on your work experience, based on 37 hours per week.
  • A variable bonus scheme of 9% corresponding to scale 13.
  • Flexible working hours up to 40 hours per week, which can add up to 8.5% to your gross salary.
  • An allowance of 10.5% of your gross monthly salary (including 8% holiday pay).
  • Annual individual and collective salary increases in accordance with our CAO.
  • Excellent growth and training opportunities with a personal training budget of €1500. In fact, we expect you to continue developing!
  • A good work-life balance (such as 2 days in the office, 3 days at home, transition leave, and the option to exchange a public holiday for one that aligns with your religious or cultural preference).
  • A home office setup allowance to optimize your home workspace, including a mobile phone and laptop.
  • A 50% discount on KPN products and services, such as KPN internet.
  • A travel allowance for commuting: such as our bicycle allowance of €0.40 per kilometer, or €0.23 per kilometer, or full reimbursement for 2nd class public transport. Additionally, you receive a €10 per month internet allowance and a home office allowance of €2.15 per day.
  • Excellent pension conditions: a total contribution of 23% of your pensionable salary, with KPN contributing 16% and you contributing 7%.

We have great faith in technology. This belief is even stronger with human interaction, so we look forward to meeting you! Want to know more? Contact our recruiter Timon Krommendam at

At KPN, we have recruitment talent that works smart together to win. Therefore, acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated

Elke dag zetten we technologie in om mensen te verbinden. Samen met al onze collega’s maken we Nederland het meest duurzame, digitale land ter wereld. Of je nu wilt bijdragen aan de digitalisering van de zorg. Slimme IoT oplossingen wilt bedenken. Of zorgt dat overal in Nederland glasvezel beschikbaar komt. Wij bieden je volop mogelijkheden te groeien in je vak. En als mens. Want ons geloof in technologie is groot, maar we geloven nog meer in menselijk contact.

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10,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 46 years