Associate Product Specialist (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Associate Product Specialist (f/m/d). This position will be based in our Frankfurt office.~crlf~~crlf~Within this exciting role you will support the product specialist and portfolio management functions and a variety of country, regional and global quantitative equity investment strategies. Additionally, you will be responsible for data management, client reporting, updating marketing collateral and presentation decks. As Associate Product Specialist you will participate in research projects and have the opportunity to learn from one of the oldest quantitative investment teams in the industry.

##Work closely with the product specialists and portfolio managers to build, update and distribute monthly and quarterly reporting~crlf~##Support the platform in growing and retaining assets by supporting Marketing, Distribution and Client Service teams for retail and institutional channels~crlf~##Communicate effectively the investment philosophy, process and performance of quantitative, multi-factor equity products for both mutual funds and separate accounts to multiple distribution channels and investment consultants~crlf~##Keep abreast of identified capital market trends and the competitive landscape, along with the relative positioning of the investment team and strategies, primarily in the area of factor investing, smart beta and risk premia~crlf~##Develop content for complex investment related questions for RFPs or in response to client queries~crlf~##Participate actively in product development initiatives concerning the investment platform~crlf~##Participate in the Global Product Specialist activities in order to share standard methodology with peers and to stimulate the group of Product Specialists with themes and ideas to raise quality~crlf~

##Excellent university degree in Economics, Finance, Computer Science or related field of study~crlf~##First experience gained through an entry level job or through internships in a product related role at an international asset manager, within consultant relations, institutional sales or similar positions~crlf~##Great teammate with excellent communication skills, ability to tailor messages for a diverse range of audiences and to clearly articulate investment content~crlf~##Flexibility, proactivity and ability to prioritize requests from internal and external clients~crlf~##Proficiency in English is required, proficiency in German highly beneficial~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you 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.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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