Cyber Risk Specialist (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and you believe in always putting the customer first, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and upbeat professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfillment. 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 searching for you ! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Cyber Risk Specialist (f/m/d). The position is based in our office in Frankfurt.~crlf~~crlf~In line with the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape, Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is continuing to invest in our cybersecurity capabilities. As part of this, we are looking to recruit a Cyber Risk Specialist to support our capability in this results-oriented, exciting and complex environment. Part of our global Cybersecurity team and reporting directly to the Head of Cybersecurity, the Cyber Risk Specialist will be the lead for Cyber Risk in the EU, as well as the global lead for some topics. They will lead cyber risk assessments, cybersecurity investment projects and act as EU incident coordinator, amongst other duties. The position requires experience across information and cyber security, with a focus on partner engagement and risk management.

##Support the continuous development and improvement of our global cybersecurity programme (including strategy, framework, processes, procedures, etc.), reflecting global/regional/local business needs with special emphasis to end-to-end process coverage including 3rd parties (e.g. outsourcing partners)~crlf~##Continuously develop and execute our cyber risk assessment process, demonstrating threat intelligence and scenario modelling to identify our greatest risks and support various partners to secure our information assets~crlf~##Support our cybersecurity investment programme, continually adapting and improving to respond to the latest threats~crlf~##Coordinate the response to cybersecurity incidents, focusing on communications, stakeholder management and working closely with our technical response teams~crlf~##Act as the primary contact for our cybersecurity programme for day-to-day activities and reporting in the EU, engaging with senior partners throughout IT and our business~crlf~##Work closely with a distributed team of Cyber Risk Specialists and Cybersecurity Architects (in the EU and other regions) as well as our Cybersecurity Operations team on operational activities~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

You have a keen interest in cybersecurity for a global organisation. Given the exposure, you need to be experienced in and prepared to harmonise with senior management. The ideal candidate will have relevant skills and experience encompassing: ~crlf~~crlf~##Deep expertise and proven experience (technical and non-technical) in cyber risk management / Information Security, including: Strategy, framework, operating model, policies, standards, risk assessments, programme management, incident management, identity and access management, training and awareness, and cybersecurity operations~crlf~##Hands-on experience in developing solutions, such as guidelines and operating procedures~crlf~##Proficient in various technologies such as: Mobile, Windows, Linux, Network and Cloud platforms~crlf~##Proven track record in working with diverse global teams, as well as excellent communication skills (communicating and reporting sophisticated technical concepts to business and risk partners)~crlf~##Experience interacting directly with senior partners (C-Suite, Board and Regulators), as well as a broad knowledge of financial services and cybersecurity-related regulations~crlf~##Selecting and working closely with external cybersecurity partners as is required to supplement/complement AllianzGI’s internal capabilities as well as the identification and selection of supporting security technologies~crlf~##A primary degree in Information Technology is preferred, as well as a Masters Degree and/or specific industry qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) which are directly related to cybersecurity~crlf~##Several years of professional experience in direct information security/cybersecurity is required~crlf~##Experience balancing multiple concurrent projects and priorities~crlf~##Excellent social and interpersonal skills and ability to develop a network in a short amount of time~crlf~##Proficient in English, additional language skills are a plus~crlf~~crlf~~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

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