Product Developer

Allianz Global Investors

We are seeking to recruit a Product Development Manager who will manage all product development related topics from the idea generation to the actual launch of a pooled vehicle within our area of illiquid alternatives. The Product Development team relies on in-depth knowledge of capital markets, financial instruments, clients and their regulatory environment. Complemented by a deep understanding of existing products and their distribution, this leads to successful innovation and the creation of new products. Product Development is a generator of ideas, selects the best providers for requested asset management services, launches mutual fund and other pooled vehicle solutions, and acts as advisor on product design for local, non-network product initiatives. Driving the product development process and aligning activities with key stakeholders like Investment , Sales and Operations is something you need to enjoy.

## Lead complex and strategic cross-border projects, in particular for the launch of multi investor funds and other (pooled) vehicle solutions within the illiquid alternatives area~crlf~## Efficiently manage relationships with all involved departments (Legal, Operations, Investments and Sales) as the project lead of the fund launch process~crlf~## Be an active sparring partner for Investments in designing and shaping of new ideas and concepts, prepare Product Term Sheets in the design phase as a basis for legal documentation~crlf~## Draft and align product business cases and act as a facilitator for successful product approval in the product committee~crlf~## Create new strategic product ideas with a focus on the strategic positioning of AllianzGI~crlf~## Reviews our existing products, considers modifications, reviews pricing strategies and launches new share classes to ensure our strategies remain relevant and fit for purpose for our clients~crlf~## Other tasks as required, also with regard to life cycle management of existing vehicles~crlf~~crlf~

## Excellent university degree in Business Administration, Economics, Legal or related field of study~crlf~## Experience in financial industry with proven skills in fund launches and related project management~crlf~## First experience and background with institutional clients and their respective regulatory~crlf~requirements~crlf~## Outstanding analytical skills, ability to understand complex problems and solve them~crlf~## Project management and influencing skills, preferably already proven ~crlf~## Results driven and resilient~crlf~## Advanced skills in MS-Office and related programs~crlf~## High level of initiative, sense of responsibility and the ability to establish excellent working relationships with colleagues, peers and senior management~crlf~## Excellent communicator who excels in a multicultural team environment ~crlf~## Fluency in English mandatory, other languages a plus~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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