Scrum Master and Project Management Expert

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    Technology plays a crucial role in the success of our business at Allianz Global Investors. We are executing a series of digitization and global change initiatives. In this context we are searching for our IT Investment & Operations Projects Team a Scrum Master and Project Manager to support our Investment platform. We are looking for an inspiring client-centric IT professional with a good understanding of Finance and Asset Management requirements. The successful candidate will have experience in successfully delivering technology projects through both traditional project management and the agile software development model, preferably in an international project-driven environment. She/he will contribute to the efficiency, productivity and success of Allianz Global Investors.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ##Support AllianzGI's Investment Platform to ensure optimal service quality for AllianzGI's Investment Professionals going forward~crlf~##Understand how to effectively and efficiently deliver technology projects that meet evolving business requirements supporting the entire investment management value chain by applying agile delivery methodologies~crlf~##As Scrum Master drive software developments by partnering with Product Owners to prioritize delivery through effective backlog grooming and sprint planning, ensuring project is running smoothly through the use of tools such as Jira, facilitate scrum meetings, removing barriers to delivery, protecting and motivating the team, and jointly evaluating delivery with the team to ensure continuous improvement~crlf~##Manage projects and new business activities such as future onboarding 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 non-functional and regulatory requirements as well the future technology architecture~crlf~##Engage with internal clients and product based teams to ensure their requirements are understood and adequately supported~crlf~##Support international projects and continuous change initiatives working closely with colleagues in Investment, IT and Operations as well as external contractors and off-shore service providers~crlf~##Drive forward simplification, optimization and straight-through processing of front-office related workflows~crlf~##Build and maintain effective relationships with partners and external vendors and further expand the sourcing network

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##You hold a university degree in Computer Science/Math/Science/Engineering/ Business Administration and are certified in Scrum ( PSM or CSM) and 2 years’ relevant experience within an Agile Project~crlf~##You have an agile mind-set and experience in the roles of Scrum Master and Project Manager~crlf~##You are a team player who is comfortable working in cross-functional teams~crlf~##You have know-how in capturing and reporting metrics for project delivery/execution, software development lifecycle and already worked within an organisation undertaking Agile transformation~crlf~##You are passionate about financial markets and interested in technology and have experience in agile methodologies, solution design and project management~crlf~##You have a broad understanding of data models data analytics tools knowledge and have ideally experience with outsourcing of business processes and cloud-computing and other sourcing models~crlf~##You have an agile mindset and ability to work in a dynamic, very international and culturally sensitive environment and the willingness to travel. You have excellent communication skills in English. Additional German and/or French language skills would be helpful

  • Additional Information

    We seek a colleague who can build positive relationships and drive for results in our business environment. We offer an attractive, performance-related compensation package and provide a productive atmosphere which is run by team spirit. We are an equal opportunity employer. Would you like to discover more about the role and AllianzGI? Would you love an international and diverse environment?

  • 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 the asset management subsidiary of Allianz SE. We are one of the world’s leading active asset managers with over 600 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide, managing more than EUR 500 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

Technology plays a crucial role in the success of our business at Allianz Global Investors. We are executing a series of digitization and global change initiatives. In this context we are searching for our IT Investment & Operations Projects Team a Scrum Master and Project Manager to support our Investment platform. We are looking for an inspiring client-centric IT professional with a good understanding of Finance and Asset Management requirements. The successful candidate will have experience in successfully delivering technology projects through both traditional project management and the agile software development model, preferably in an international project-driven environment. She/he will contribute to the efficiency, productivity and success of Allianz Global Investors.

Key Responsibilities

##Support AllianzGI's Investment Platform to ensure optimal service quality for AllianzGI's Investment Professionals going forward~crlf~##Understand how to effectively and efficiently deliver technology projects that meet evolving business requirements supporting the entire investment management value chain by applying agile delivery methodologies~crlf~##As Scrum Master drive software developments by partnering with Product Owners to prioritize delivery through effective backlog grooming and sprint planning, ensuring project is running smoothly through the use of tools such as Jira, facilitate scrum meetings, removing barriers to delivery, protecting and motivating the team, and jointly evaluating delivery with the team to ensure continuous improvement~crlf~##Manage projects and new business activities such as future onboarding 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 non-functional and regulatory requirements as well the future technology architecture~crlf~##Engage with internal clients and product based teams to ensure their requirements are understood and adequately supported~crlf~##Support international projects and continuous change initiatives working closely with colleagues in Investment, IT and Operations as well as external contractors and off-shore service providers~crlf~##Drive forward simplification, optimization and straight-through processing of front-office related workflows~crlf~##Build and maintain effective relationships with partners and external vendors and further expand the sourcing network

Key Requirements/ Skills

##You hold a university degree in Computer Science/Math/Science/Engineering/ Business Administration and are certified in Scrum ( PSM or CSM) and 2 years’ relevant experience within an Agile Project~crlf~##You have an agile mind-set and experience in the roles of Scrum Master and Project Manager~crlf~##You are a team player who is comfortable working in cross-functional teams~crlf~##You have know-how in capturing and reporting metrics for project delivery/execution, software development lifecycle and already worked within an organisation undertaking Agile transformation~crlf~##You are passionate about financial markets and interested in technology and have experience in agile methodologies, solution design and project management~crlf~##You have a broad understanding of data models data analytics tools knowledge and have ideally experience with outsourcing of business processes and cloud-computing and other sourcing models~crlf~##You have an agile mindset and ability to work in a dynamic, very international and culturally sensitive environment and the willingness to travel. You have excellent communication skills in English. Additional German and/or French language skills would be helpful

Additional Information

We seek a colleague who can build positive relationships and drive for results in our business environment. We offer an attractive, performance-related compensation package and provide a productive atmosphere which is run by team spirit. We are an equal opportunity employer. Would you like to discover more about the role and AllianzGI? Would you love an international and diverse environment?

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 the asset management subsidiary of Allianz SE. We are one of the world’s leading active asset managers with over 600 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide, managing more than EUR 500 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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