ESG Project Manager (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 relish a challenge, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We’re 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 ESG Project Manager (f/m/d) to run and support projects relating to our ESG business and activities. You will be allocated within an already successful and growing project management team working within Operations, Products and Technology. As our ESG specialist you will directly support our overall ESG Programme Lead. The position is based in our Frankfurt office.~crlf~~crlf~The right candidate will have a sound understanding of the core business of an Investment Management company and its value chain and already collected substantial experience in ESG projects. The ideal candidate is able to independently lead projects within time and budget.

##Participate in crafting the future development of AllianzGI's sustainability and ESG strategy as representative for Operations, Products and Technology~crlf~##Analyze and act upon ESG requirements of external clients as well as of internal colleagues from Investments, Distribution, IT, Operations, Products and others~crlf~##Execute independently projects or workstream leads, i.e. taking ownership of project results and overall project success and act as an internal consultant for ESG related projects~crlf~##Keep abreast with industry developments, ground-breaking services, technology, market innovations and standard methodologies for ESG and sustainability related topics~crlf~##Supervise regulatory developments around ESG and sustainability~crlf~##Collaborating closely with appropriate domain Subject Matter Authority and business partners for concept development and implementation of innovative products and functional improvements~crlf~##Apply techniques such as workshops across functional units, desk shadowing, interviews, etc. in order to understand the client's needs, assess feasibility early on, advise on how to craft the proposed solution and manage the implementation process through to success~crlf~##Ensure client satisfaction, accuracy and productivity of work and compliance with internal policies and external regulations~crlf~##Collaborate closely with internal partners to understand ESG needs of the business, to assess the effect of ESG-regulation and to implement processes around all that~crlf~~crlf~

Required:~crlf~##Excellent university degree in Business Administration, Economics, IT, Engineering or related field of study, ideally with a focus on sustainability~crlf~##First experience in Management or IT Consulting~crlf~##Proven understanding of the Investment Management business and value chain~crlf~##Hands-on experience with ESG and sustainability related topics in the financial industry either as external consultant or by working on ESG tasks for asset managers, banks or other financial institutions~crlf~##Solid understanding of the regulatory framework with respect to ESG/taxonomy for Investment Managers~crlf~##General understanding of various asset classes including Equities, Fixed Income, OTC & ETD Derivatives, Money Market & Alternatives~crlf~##Ability to influence, negotiate and build relationships with partners at all levels and across multiple jurisdictions and entities~crlf~##Hands-on, social, diplomatic teammate with leadership and strong communication skills~crlf~##Ability to work well in an international, diverse and highly interdisciplinary environment~crlf~##Proficiency in English, additional language skills are a plus~crlf~~crlf~Preferred: ~crlf~##Experience with one or several state-of-the-art Investment Management applications in either front-, middle- or back-office (e.g. Bloomberg, Aladdin, SimCorp Dimension, etc.)~crlf~##IT-programming skills~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 750 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 546 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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