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Contribute to the stability of the Swedish income pension system

Third Swedish National Pension Fund (AP3) is an investor tasked with contributing to the stability of the Swedish income pension system on behalf of current and future pensioners. The Fund’s capital is invested to obtain high returns over time. Our mission includes promoting sustainable development through responsible ownership and investment. We need you, your commitment and your skills to succeed.

World-class asset management

AP3 has an important social mission and role in the Swedish state income pension system. AP3’s assignments and large fund capital and almost 60 employees in combination with our way of working and quick decision-making processes lead to the fund being both an attractive investment partner and employer. AP3 offers a stimulating and truly professional work environment with high demands, great personal responsibility and a breadth of tasks and contact areas.

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We have a culture of mutual trust and a responsible, strong commitment to our important social mission.

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Every employee is important for the assignment

The fund is characterized by the global, diversified and professional asset management performed here. AP3 is a knowledge-intensive organization where each employee is given a broad and responsible role and where each employee’s collective experience and knowledge is important for the fund’s results. AP3 sets high standards as an employer and at the same time works to promote a good work/life balance. We emphasize a great corporate culture and a work environment where employees can develop, be well acknowledged and thrive.

What do you want to work with?

Within AP3, you can work within Business Support and Control or within Asset Management. For the right person, there is of course the opportunity for development and broadening within their role. AP3 focuses on personal development and encourages own initiatives and cross-functional collaborations. Diversity and gender equality are important prerequisites for AP3 to achieve its goals, as the fund is convinced that diversity creates added value and contributes to the mission.

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Asset management with well-integrated sustainability

AP3 manages a globally diversified portfolio consisting of equities, interest rates, credits, currency and alternative investments such as unlisted equities, real estate, forestry and infrastructure investments. For AP3, it is important to create long-term value both in the choice of investments and in the management of the companies in our portfolio. We have an extensive sustainability responsibility that is well integrated into our investment operations. Our sustainability responsibility includes both active corporate governance as well as a responsible approach and advocacy work on both environmental and social issues. Asset management is led by AP3’s Chief Investment Officer, CIO, and consists of four areas of responsibility:

  • Equities.
  • Fixed income investments.
  • Alternative investments.
  • CIO Office.
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World-class business support and control

Business support and control – led by AP3’s Chief Risk Officer / Chief Financial Officer – is responsible for the fund’s support and control functions. The department consists of several functional areas:

  • Risk control and Return analysis – responsible for daily valuation, control and analysis of the portfolio.
  • Business control – responsible for the daily reconciliation with counterparties.
  • Finance and Accounting – responsible for the fund’s financial reporting and financial statements.
  • Law – responsible for agreements, contracts and legal issues.
  • IT – responsible for the fund’s IT infrastructure.

Other departments

  • Administration and Office Services
  • HR – is responsible for the fund’s all HR processes to attract, develop and retain world-class employees
  • Communications.

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About AP3

The Third Swedish National Pension Fund (AP3) is an investor tasked with contributing to the stability of the Swedish income pension system on behalf of current and future pensioners.

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