Associate Product Specialist - Systematic Equity (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

The AllianzGI Systematic Equity team is a quantitative portfolio management team that manages about 35bn US following a multi-factor investing approach. ~crlf~~crlf~We are currently hiring a young professional to join the Frankfurt team. The successful candidate will support the Product Specialists in the entire process to originate product information.~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for someone who can build positive relationships and drive for results in our business environment.

##Support the Product Specialists in the entire process to originate product information with focus on the investment process, performance explanation, portfolio holdings and illustration of the investment case~crlf~##Prepare and ensure consistency of the required presentation material for Product Specialists and Fund Managers at marketing events, as well as client and consultant meetings~crlf~##Actively support the writing and articulation of portfolio relevant commentaries for regular client reporting and marketing material and ensure timely delivery~crlf~##Describe and explain the Systematic Equity investment strategies to internal stakeholders~crlf~##Interact with the global AllianzGI Product Specialist and Sales Teams to support the global representation of focus products in the relevant marketing formats~crlf~##Responsible to ensure/ co-ordinate high quality responses to RFPs together with the Product Specialists~crlf~##Regular interaction with Portfolio Managers to ensure the correct delivery of investment related messages in marketing material~crlf~##Assist the Product Specialists with the dissemination of product information to internal and external clients~crlf~##Perform and interpret qualitative and quantitative analysis including performance attribution analyses, risk analyses, peer group analyses and others~crlf~##Support the development, implementation and maintenance of internal tools used for generating reporting and product presentations~crlf~~crlf~

##University or equivalent degree in business administration/ economics/ mathematics~crlf~##Strong analytical and mathematical skills~crlf~##Relevant industry experience~crlf~##Solid understanding of macroeconomics and portfolio management theory~crlf~##Passionate about investment themes and quantitative portfolio management~crlf~##Strong team player with ability to build relationships with relevant stakeholders~crlf~##Excellent writing and communication skills in English and German~crlf~##Excellent organization skills, curiosity and proactiveness in challenging the status quo~crlf~##Ability to stay focused and work under time pressure to meet deadlines~crlf~##Programming skills (MS office, VBA; SAS, R, Python) advantageous~crlf~##CFA/CIIA qualification desired, respectively encouraged to participate while on the job~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~

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