ESG Integration Specialist – Sustainability Methodologies & Analytics (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Investors

The ESG Integration Specialist is focused on Methodologies & Analytics will be a key player to support AllianzGI’s ambition of being a market leader in sustainable investing. The key functions would include ensuring consistent ESG integration within AllianzGI’s portfolios, contributing to product innovation for AllianzGI’s sustainable investment strategies and developing client-oriented solutions. Expected outputs would include innovation around future data as well as ESG and impact client reporting.~crlf~~crlf~She/he will help develop ESG analytics and frameworks to support investment decisions, facilitate integration of ESG metrics and constraints into portfolio management, monitor/provide sustainable eligible universes for Labels/SRI Best-in-class funds, and participate in the improvement of ESG/SRI investment processes.~crlf~The role requires a concrete understanding of investment process related activities including investment universe, portfolio construction, top-down/bottom-up concepts, best in class approach; and ESG related data/models that we can integrate to for various asset classes.~crlf~~crlf~The role also requires a solution mindset to provide advice on ESG investment process of new products from a methodological point of view and in terms of the effective implementation of the proposed solutions. The candidate will need to partner with investment platforms and product development teams of a large asset manager in order to rollout ESG solutions.~crlf~~crlf~She/he will serve as ambassador for our sustainability approaches, proprietary scoring and ESG engine. The candidate will be able to work closely with data and technology teams on one side and investment teams on the other.

ESG Investment process~crlf~## Foster ESG integration within the firm and animate the sustainability ambassador’s community~crlf~## Ensure information sharing across firm around ESG investment processes~crlf~## Monitor and provide eligible sustainable universes for Labels~crlf~## Point of contact for investment guideline requests~crlf~## Organize constant effort to enrich central sustainability processes~crlf~## Reinforce the collaboration with investment teams~crlf~## Implement consistent ESG framework (ex: Derivative framework) across investment platforms~crlf~## Close collaboration with RiskLab to develop new solutions for clients, new metrics, new monitoring tools, new market signals~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~Product development~crlf~## Perform impact analysis and assess feasibility on SRI Best-in-Class funds (new and repositioning)~crlf~## Support business development on article 8/9 and flagship Values-focused and impact products, e.g. by performing feasibility studies and supporting the construction of model portfolio ~crlf~## Accompany portfolio managers and clients in the transition towards Climate outcome strategies~crlf~## Contribute to the elaboration of a sustainable investment offer for institutional clients with a strong push on climate~crlf~## Support RiskLab’s efforts to build ESG Advisory services~crlf~## Demonstrate sustainable investing expertise and reinforce our credibility to clients and overall market~crlf~Innovation~crlf~## Lead development of new approaches matching article 8 and 9 from SFDR Regulation~crlf~## Ensure strong innovation momentum is achieved with a robust pipe of forward-looking models~crlf~## Support maturation of most promising incubating research and models~crlf~~crlf~Interfaces~crlf~## Sustainability team~crlf~## Investment teams~crlf~## Product specialist team~crlf~## RiskLab team~crlf~## Legal and Compliance team~crlf~## Reporting teams~crlf~## Technology~crlf~## Data Management~crlf~~crlf~

Key requirements/Skills/Experience~crlf~## Position based in Paris or Frankfurt~crlf~## Master 2 / masters degree with a specialization in financial markets.~crlf~## 1 to 3 years of experience with investment background, ideally in an asset management company~crlf~## Interest for sustainability~crlf~## Sound knowledge of investment process and portfolio analysis (risk/performance) in a multi-asset class~crlf~##Good knowledge of financial instruments: stocks, bonds, currencies, derivatives of all kinds, investment funds, indices, ...~crlf~## Analytical, financial modeling and data management skills are a plus.~crlf~## CFA or equivalent certification are a plus~crlf~## Experienced / Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Bloomberg~crlf~## Excellent proficiency in English. German/French is a plus.~crlf~## Team spirit, and ability to work in an international environment and to make people from different backgrounds and cultures work together~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 recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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