Head of Business Management EMEA (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    We are seeking to recruit a Head of Business Management EMEA (f/m/d) who will work closely with the Head of EMEA, regional Distribution leadership and Global Distribution Management on further growing our business with clients in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The role includes both the lead and support of various key priority~crlf~initiatives with distribution and cross-functional scope, involvement in day-to-day business as well as guiding & developing a team.~crlf~~crlf~You are working closely with the European Sales and Marketing teams, but also have a strong cross-functional exposure. The Head of Business Management EMEA will report to the Head of EMEA and the Global Head of Distribution Management.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ## Designing and implementing the EMEA distribution strategy~crlf~## Working closely with Global Distribution Management, Global Strategy and the CEO Office on firm wide strategic initiatives~crlf~## Driving goal setting, budgeting and sales steering activities for Distribution EMEA~crlf~## Project office responsible for implementing, tracking and refining change initiatives~crlf~## Contact person and active promoter for change initiatives at all organizational levels, ensuring understanding and commitment of relevant stakeholders~crlf~## Coordination between Sales teams, Marketing, Investment Function and Products~crlf~## Leading and developing the Business Management EMEA team

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    The ideal candidate has a strong interest in financial markets and the asset management industry, particularly in the management of an asset management organization. Given the exposure provided in this role, the candidate needs to be prepared to deal with senior management on a day-to-day basis and to enjoy working in a diverse and highly energetic environment. In particular, we are looking for the following capabilities / experiences:~crlf~~crlf~## University degree in Business Administration or related field of study (MBA, PhD are a plus)~crlf~## Several years of relevant experience within a large organization or consultancy (including project management experience), preferably in the asset management industry~crlf~## Previous experience in sales, business management and strategic development~crlf~## Proven leadership skills, a strategic mindset, a passion for innovation/thinking out of the box and agile responsiveness~crlf~## Experience in working with senior management~crlf~## Strong analytical and conceptual skills~crlf~## Strong communications and presentation skills~crlf~## Superior command of English, written and spoken, other languages are a plus~crlf~## Willingness to regularly travel to AllianzGI locations across Europe

  • Additional Information

    Working location: Frankfurt or Munich or London

  • About Allianz

    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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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~

Job Purpose/ Role

We are seeking to recruit a Head of Business Management EMEA (f/m/d) who will work closely with the Head of EMEA, regional Distribution leadership and Global Distribution Management on further growing our business with clients in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The role includes both the lead and support of various key priority~crlf~initiatives with distribution and cross-functional scope, involvement in day-to-day business as well as guiding & developing a team.~crlf~~crlf~You are working closely with the European Sales and Marketing teams, but also have a strong cross-functional exposure. The Head of Business Management EMEA will report to the Head of EMEA and the Global Head of Distribution Management.

Key Responsibilities

## Designing and implementing the EMEA distribution strategy~crlf~## Working closely with Global Distribution Management, Global Strategy and the CEO Office on firm wide strategic initiatives~crlf~## Driving goal setting, budgeting and sales steering activities for Distribution EMEA~crlf~## Project office responsible for implementing, tracking and refining change initiatives~crlf~## Contact person and active promoter for change initiatives at all organizational levels, ensuring understanding and commitment of relevant stakeholders~crlf~## Coordination between Sales teams, Marketing, Investment Function and Products~crlf~## Leading and developing the Business Management EMEA team

Key Requirements/ Skills

The ideal candidate has a strong interest in financial markets and the asset management industry, particularly in the management of an asset management organization. Given the exposure provided in this role, the candidate needs to be prepared to deal with senior management on a day-to-day basis and to enjoy working in a diverse and highly energetic environment. In particular, we are looking for the following capabilities / experiences:~crlf~~crlf~## University degree in Business Administration or related field of study (MBA, PhD are a plus)~crlf~## Several years of relevant experience within a large organization or consultancy (including project management experience), preferably in the asset management industry~crlf~## Previous experience in sales, business management and strategic development~crlf~## Proven leadership skills, a strategic mindset, a passion for innovation/thinking out of the box and agile responsiveness~crlf~## Experience in working with senior management~crlf~## Strong analytical and conceptual skills~crlf~## Strong communications and presentation skills~crlf~## Superior command of English, written and spoken, other languages are a plus~crlf~## Willingness to regularly travel to AllianzGI locations across Europe

Additional Information

Working location: Frankfurt or Munich or London

About Allianz

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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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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