Program Manager Digital Transformation (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    We are looking for a Program Manager Digital Transformation (m/f/d) for our Global Strategy department based in Frankfurt.~crlf~You will be part of the central Digital Transformation team supporting AllianzGI's cross-functional Artificial Intelligence Initiative. In particular you support the development of AI use cases, the functional capability build out of our cloud-based AI platform and work on data science challenges .The Program Manager will report to the Head of Digital Transformation.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ##Support of analytics use-case development, including ideation, use-case refinement, and execution~crlf~##Evaluation of business impact, shaping of investment cases associated with Digital Transformation initiatives~crlf~##Agile project management of Digital Transformation projects~crlf~##Work with other functional teams to access data elements, understand the data being analyzed, and identify process improvement opportunities. Furthermore collaborate with business to review data sources, data inconsistencies, and business logic for initiating data discovery~crlf~##Building data science capabilities, helping to leverage them across the firm and being a point of reference for best-practice~crlf~Driving the functional development of:~crlf~##Azure cloud-based data science platform for data management, model development and application delivery~crlf~##Shared solutions related to analytics-driven applications as part of the AI Platform product team (incl. design and implementation of processes and automation related to the development of analytics-driven applications on the AI Platform)

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##Master's degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, Mathematics, etc.) or equivalent qualification and several years of relevant work experience in a mid-sized/large enterprise or research organization, delivering projects in advanced analytics or big data, (ideally in the asset management, banking or finance environment)~crlf~##Deep expertise in co-creation with IT teams, in particular in agile development projects and a solid knowledge of digital operating models. Good understanding of analytics-driven applications (e.g. Azure DevOps, Azure App Services, R-Shiny Server Pro etc.) ~crlf~##Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information. Furthermore you are dynamic, committed and enjoy working independently on fast-changing innovation initiatives~crlf~##You have been successfully leading project teams and leading programs for at least five years and have additionally strong leadership skills~crlf~##You have excellent communication skills and are able to converse with and translate between all levels of technical expertise. Native/ fluent English and German speaker; additional language would be a plus

  • 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 looking for a Program Manager Digital Transformation (m/f/d) for our Global Strategy department based in Frankfurt.~crlf~You will be part of the central Digital Transformation team supporting AllianzGI's cross-functional Artificial Intelligence Initiative. In particular you support the development of AI use cases, the functional capability build out of our cloud-based AI platform and work on data science challenges .The Program Manager will report to the Head of Digital Transformation.

Key Responsibilities

##Support of analytics use-case development, including ideation, use-case refinement, and execution~crlf~##Evaluation of business impact, shaping of investment cases associated with Digital Transformation initiatives~crlf~##Agile project management of Digital Transformation projects~crlf~##Work with other functional teams to access data elements, understand the data being analyzed, and identify process improvement opportunities. Furthermore collaborate with business to review data sources, data inconsistencies, and business logic for initiating data discovery~crlf~##Building data science capabilities, helping to leverage them across the firm and being a point of reference for best-practice~crlf~Driving the functional development of:~crlf~##Azure cloud-based data science platform for data management, model development and application delivery~crlf~##Shared solutions related to analytics-driven applications as part of the AI Platform product team (incl. design and implementation of processes and automation related to the development of analytics-driven applications on the AI Platform)

Key Requirements/ Skills

##Master's degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, Mathematics, etc.) or equivalent qualification and several years of relevant work experience in a mid-sized/large enterprise or research organization, delivering projects in advanced analytics or big data, (ideally in the asset management, banking or finance environment)~crlf~##Deep expertise in co-creation with IT teams, in particular in agile development projects and a solid knowledge of digital operating models. Good understanding of analytics-driven applications (e.g. Azure DevOps, Azure App Services, R-Shiny Server Pro etc.) ~crlf~##Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information. Furthermore you are dynamic, committed and enjoy working independently on fast-changing innovation initiatives~crlf~##You have been successfully leading project teams and leading programs for at least five years and have additionally strong leadership skills~crlf~##You have excellent communication skills and are able to converse with and translate between all levels of technical expertise. Native/ fluent English and German speaker; additional language would be a plus

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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