Senior Risk Manager (SMF 4)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!~crlf~We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Senior Risk Manager (SMF 4) in our Risk Team. This position is based in London.~crlf~The Risk Team is part of the Global Legal & Compliance & Risk Department. The successful candidate will report directly to the Global Head of Risk. He/She will be an experienced and senior risk manager in their current position.

## The main purpose of the role is to monitor and to have responsibility for the robust and sound management of AllianzGI UK’s risk profile.~crlf~## Responsible for the efficient and proactive management and controlling of all risks across AllianzGI UK using our global risk framework~crlf~## Develop and implement robust risk management procedures and controls with the objective of identifying, measuring, monitoring and mitigating the key risks facing AllianzGI UK using our global risk management framework~crlf~## Work closely with risk management colleagues in other locations to which certain risk tasks are outsourced (financial and non-financial)~crlf~## Responsible to ensure compliance to risk framework and identification and mitigation of risks through ongoing execution of regular and global risk management processes as well as ongoing active communication with the business functions to drive forward looking risk identification ~crlf~## Present to the Risk Committee on a quarterly basis, and on ad hoc basis to the Board.~crlf~## Chair of the valuation committee with a strong collaboration with the Valuation team ~crlf~## Annual Review of AllianzGI UK’s ICARA, and participate in the production of such.~crlf~## Involvement with project specific assignments as may be required from time to time~crlf~## Liaise with auditors, internal and external.~crlf~~crlf~Expected knowledge: ~crlf~## UK regulatory framework for financial/ asset management services (specifically, the FCA Handbook) and an understanding of how legal and regulatory issues affect financial services organisations~crlf~## The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience of working within Risk Management in the Financial Services sector with a focus on a holistic risk management process for AllianzGI UK including but not limited to investment risk and operational risk and across diverse asset classes ~crlf~## Strong technical knowledge as well as an ability to translate this into practical solutions for AllianzGI UK.~crlf~~crlf~

## Leadership skills including the ability to manage risk and control activities in a FCA regulated entity~crlf~## Considerable knowledge and experience of best practice risk management and governance frameworks, methodologies and emerging practice in relation to the UK financial services.~crlf~## The ability to work closely with senior management by conveying and explaining operational or business information fluently and coherently in one-to-one and group situations.~crlf~## Good communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills in particular targeting the relevant business area with a clear message~crlf~## Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgement~crlf~## A team player, willing to work within a team but independently when required. ~crlf~## Able to build positive relationships with stakeholders. ~crlf~## Committed to contributing to a strong risk compliant culture within Allianz Global Investors and adhere to its values.~crlf~~crlf~Qualifications~crlf~## Master’s degree or above in a scientific field, economy or in financial academic background. ~crlf~## CFA will be advisable. ~crlf~~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

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