Our culture

We maintain an open, collaborative and respectful company culture to bring the very best out of our people. A flat organisational hierarchy offers plenty of scope for autonomy and entrepreneurialism, while encouraging the contrasting views and perspectives we believe result in a more creative, adaptive and incisive way of achieving our strategic goals.

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A diverse global business working as one

135+
People
15+
Nationalities
35%
Female
39
Average age

How we work

One business

DIF is a single, unified team, and is more than a group of talented individuals located in different countries worldwide. We work closely together following the same investment philosophy, setting ourselves the same high standards and sharing the same entrepreneurial mindset.

Opportunities

Opportunity is at the heart of our culture. We provide our people with the opportunity to take responsibility and make decisions. To access the tools they need to develop and get the best out of themselves. And to propose fresh ideas that will help our business to evolve and grow.

Balance

We value our people based on what they achieve. So, while we work hard and to the highest of standards, we also understand the importance of a healthy work/life balance, offering a number of initiatives that support our employees in making that a reality.

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Career development

We are very supportive when it comes to the training and development of our team. We regularly discuss training needs with our people, including as part of our yearly review process. We have a training curriculum to support this, which contains 4 types of trainings: technical hard skills, generic hard skills, soft skills and DIF specific trainings. While we seek to ensure that people are suitably qualified and experienced, we encourage people to be proactive in proposing training that will help them in the development of their careers.

Current opportunities

As we are frequently recruiting new staff, feel free to send us your open application at careers@dif.eu.

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IT Support

In the IT Support role you will be working within the IT department with three direct colleagues and will be in charge of first line support. The role includes answering user questions mainly from a shared mailbox, by telephone or walk-ins. Besides this, the successful candidate will be solving system problems, logging and managing Service Requests and maintaining static data. Main systems for support will be Oracle Financials Cloud, Oracle HR, SharePoint Online and eFront.

In this role you are encouraged to improve the processes you are responsible for or are involved in. Within the IT department we are working in a scrum-like way.

You will be based at Schiphol. The role will have a global coverage of DIF’s activities.

DIF – Job profile IT Support

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Schiphol / Amsterdam Permanent DIF/ITS

(Associate) Director Investor Relations & Business Development

The (Associate) Director will be working in the Investor Relations & Business Development (IR&BD) team. The funds managed by DIF are developed and raised by the in-house IR&BD team, with the support of the rest of the organisation. In light of the increasing assets under management, there is need for an (Associate) Director in the team. The (Associate) Director will work together with colleagues across multiple activities including product development, market studies, portfolio analyses, institutional business development, fundraising, co-investments, investor relations and marketing. You will be based at Schiphol. The role will have a global coverage of DIF’s activities.

DIF – Job profile (Associate) Director IR&BD

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Schiphol / Amsterdam Permanent DIF/ADIRBD

Associate Investor Relations & Business Development

The Associate will be working in the Investor Relations & Business Development (IR&BD) team. The funds managed by DIF are developed and raised by the in-house IR&BD team, with the support of the rest of the organisation. In light of the increasing assets under management, there is need for an Associate in the team. The Associate will primarily support the team across multiple activities including product development, market studies, portfolio analyses, institutional business development, fundraising, co-investments, investor relations and marketing. You will be based at Schiphol. The role will have a global coverage of DIF’s activities.

DIF – Job profile Associate IR&BD

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Schiphol / Amsterdam Permanent DIF/ASIRBD