Senior Legal Counsel (m/f/d) - Asset Management

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    Great opportunity in a fantastic company and a welcoming team~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for a fully qualified lawyer (m/f/d) with above-average qualifications and relevant professional experience to join our Legal & Compliance team at Allianz Global Investors, a globally active asset manager, in Frankfurt am Main.~crlf~Our Legal team advises the management, sales and operational functions on all matters relating to German and European investment, capital markets and contract laws. As a member of an international team with colleagues in London, Paris, Milan and Frankfurt am Main, you will be working independently and employing a high level of legal expertise.

  • Key Responsibilities

    Your job will be of an interdisciplinary nature and you will provide legal advice to the business on all European matters relating to investment, capital markets and contract laws. This will include, in particular:~crlf~##Drafting and negotiating complex cross-border fund distribution, investment management and service agreements~crlf~##Advising on investment advisory processes and digital distribution projects (e.g. robo advisor platforms)~crlf~##Advising on international projects (e.g. co-operations with FinTech firms, major outsourcing projects or M&A transactions) as well as on upcoming legislation and regulatory developments

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##Fully qualified lawyer with professional experience in a top-tier law firm or the legal department of a bank, asset manager or other financial services company~crlf~##Strong drafting skills and the ability to communicate complex issues clearly in both oral and written form to colleagues with no legal background~crlf~##Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, dedicated disposition and ability to multi-task, high degree of flexibility and commitment~crlf~##Independent, thorough and target-oriented approach to work~crlf~##Ability to establish positive relationships throughout the company, cross-border and on different reporting levels ~crlf~##Fluency in English and German, additional languages are a plus~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~We offer:~crlf~##The chance to pursue a cross-functional, cross-jurisdictional and cross-company career~crlf~##Flexible working time models that allow for organising a healthy work life balance~crlf~##An attractive compensation package with supplementary benefits and offers at preferential conditions~crlf~##Continuous access to online learning tools~crlf~##Manifold health support measures (such as fitness programs, lockers and showers in the basement, healthy canteen food and health prevention measures)~crlf~##A productive working atmosphere which is characterised by team spirit, change agility and fun – your personal development is of particular importance to us~crlf~~crlf~Florian Bentele (florian.bentele@allianzgi.com) would be delighted to receive your application including relevant certificates.

  • 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

Great opportunity in a fantastic company and a welcoming team~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for a fully qualified lawyer (m/f/d) with above-average qualifications and relevant professional experience to join our Legal & Compliance team at Allianz Global Investors, a globally active asset manager, in Frankfurt am Main.~crlf~Our Legal team advises the management, sales and operational functions on all matters relating to German and European investment, capital markets and contract laws. As a member of an international team with colleagues in London, Paris, Milan and Frankfurt am Main, you will be working independently and employing a high level of legal expertise.

Key Responsibilities

Your job will be of an interdisciplinary nature and you will provide legal advice to the business on all European matters relating to investment, capital markets and contract laws. This will include, in particular:~crlf~##Drafting and negotiating complex cross-border fund distribution, investment management and service agreements~crlf~##Advising on investment advisory processes and digital distribution projects (e.g. robo advisor platforms)~crlf~##Advising on international projects (e.g. co-operations with FinTech firms, major outsourcing projects or M&A transactions) as well as on upcoming legislation and regulatory developments

Key Requirements/ Skills

##Fully qualified lawyer with professional experience in a top-tier law firm or the legal department of a bank, asset manager or other financial services company~crlf~##Strong drafting skills and the ability to communicate complex issues clearly in both oral and written form to colleagues with no legal background~crlf~##Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, dedicated disposition and ability to multi-task, high degree of flexibility and commitment~crlf~##Independent, thorough and target-oriented approach to work~crlf~##Ability to establish positive relationships throughout the company, cross-border and on different reporting levels ~crlf~##Fluency in English and German, additional languages are a plus~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~We offer:~crlf~##The chance to pursue a cross-functional, cross-jurisdictional and cross-company career~crlf~##Flexible working time models that allow for organising a healthy work life balance~crlf~##An attractive compensation package with supplementary benefits and offers at preferential conditions~crlf~##Continuous access to online learning tools~crlf~##Manifold health support measures (such as fitness programs, lockers and showers in the basement, healthy canteen food and health prevention measures)~crlf~##A productive working atmosphere which is characterised by team spirit, change agility and fun – your personal development is of particular importance to us~crlf~~crlf~Florian Bentele (florian.bentele@allianzgi.com) would be delighted to receive your application including relevant certificates.

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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