Investment Technology Change Lead (f/m/d) Frankfurt or London

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 you believe in always putting the customer first, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We are 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 Investment Technology Change Lead (f/m/d). The position is based preferably in our office in Frankfurt or as an alternative in London. ~crlf~~crlf~Technology plays a crucial role in the success of our business at Allianz Global Investors. We are executing a series of global change initiatives to boost our investment technology platforms and empower our investment teams. In this context, we are searching for an inspiring client-centric technology professional to lead our "Equity, Multi Asset & Alternatives Transformation" team as part of AllianzGI's Data & Technology function. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of Finance and Asset Management requirements and experience in successfully delivering technology projects, preferably in an international project-driven environment. In this role, you will have 5 direct reports.

##Lead the Equity, Multi Asset & Alternatives Transformation team within the Data & Technology function, to drive forward Investment platform digitization through the implementation of new decision support systems, data provisioning and new operating models~crlf~##Enable strategic business development activities in strategic business growth areas such as Private Markets through the further rollout of Private Debt, Private EQ platforms as well new operating models to further automate and standardise downstream processing~crlf~##Build and maintain relationships to internal clients and senior partners from Investment and other business enabling functions~crlf~##Manage the internal team across locations as well as the extended project team to deliver the Investment projects~crlf~##Transformation and people development towards new operating models~crlf~##Represent Data & Technology towards internal clients, external partners and governance and steering boards~crlf~##Manage internal resources and external contractors as well as on/offshore vendors to deliver and support IT services and products to meet the business needs and the required IT standards~crlf~##Providing business requirement support by applying excellent technical and process front-to-back expertise understanding and managing complexity to deliver accurate solutions for Investment and Operations~crlf~##Applying agile delivery methodologies to effectively and efficiently deliver technology projects that meet evolving business requirements supporting the entire investment management value chain~crlf~##Lead projects and new business activities such as future onboardings of investment products and additional funds onto the Investment platform and ensure that business requirements are covered front-to-back~crlf~##Driving forward innovation and digitization initiatives considering non-functional and regulatory requirements as well the future technology architecture~crlf~##Build and maintain effective relationships with partners and external vendors and further expand the sourcing network~crlf~##Responsibilities include the administrative functions of personnel, budgets and adherence to compliance and governance guidelines~crlf~

##University degree in Computer Science/Maths/Science/Engineering/Business Administration~crlf~##Passionate about financial markets and interest in technology~crlf~##Ideally investment process and instrument knowledge across asset classes~crlf~##Proven leadership and people management experience in agile and project environments~crlf~##Experience with financial data/technology providers, outsourcing of business processes and cloud-computing and other sourcing models~crlf~##Agile demeanor and ability to work in a dynamic, very international, and culturally critical environment~crlf~##Excellent communication skills in English~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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