(Senior) Manager (m/f/d) – Investment Strategy & Alternatives at Allianz Investment Management Singapore

Allianz Investment Management SE

We look forward to welcoming on our team a high energy go-getter individual with a willingness to learn and be part of a fast moving, high intensity environment. Ideal experience level 5-7 years in asset management, insurance buy-side or financial services analyst on the sell side. Strong understanding of insurance investments with specific focus on India. Should have a thorough understanding of the global macro environment and should be able to clearly and authoritatively convey those views. A thorough understanding of the India capital markets and insurance industry is a must. The role will be reporting to the Lead of Investment Strategy & Alternatives for Asia.

##Support the Lead of investment strategy in preparation of market views, presentations and monthly market outlooks with a global and Asia focus. ~crlf~##Analyze global macro-economic fundamentals and prepare reports and presentations on specific market opportunities. ~crlf~##Track Indian capital markets, fixed income and equity to identify investment opportunities. ~crlf~##Stay abreast with the latest developments in the Indian insurance industry. Assist in the preparation of meetings with regulators, preparation of position documents, whitepapers, etc.~crlf~##Stay abreast with insurance regulations in India follow developments that have potential impact on Allianz. ~crlf~##Analyze, research and prepare investment reports on specific opportunities/sectors in alternative investments. Facilitate Allianz Group’s alternative investments in Asia, with focus on India. ~crlf~##Assist in the development of asset allocation strategies for different Asian markets. ~crlf~##Spot market arbitrage opportunities in Asia market and prepare investment proposals.~crlf~##Help different insurance Operating Entities of Allianz in product development of insurance products from an investment perspective. ~crlf~##Coordinate with global group centers and teams to see alternative transactions through from start to end. ~crlf~##Closely coordinate with Allianz sourcing teams to source alternative assets for Asian operating entities. ~crlf~##Contribute effectively in development of internal IT tools that automate routine investment activities and improve investment and ALM efficiency. ~crlf~##Provide investment support to the Asian investment teams, as necessary. ~crlf~##Other ad-hoc duties and/or projects, as required. ~crlf~

##Master’s Degree in Finance or Economics from an institution of global repute. ~crlf~##Minimum 5-7 years of work experience in financial markets in India, as well as investment experience in either equity or fixed income markets. ~crlf~##In-depth knowledge of Finance, investments, portfolio management and Asset-Liability-Management. ~crlf~##Experience of working in the Indian capital markets in asset management, insurance buy-side or financial services analyst on the sell side is a must.~crlf~##Previous experience of insurance produce development would be an added advantage. ~crlf~##Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory. ~crlf~##Programming knowledge in Python or R, or would be an added advantage. ~crlf~##Self-starter, meticulous and comfortable in working under ambiguity and high-pressure environment. Should be comfortable working under situations that demand immediate attention and extremely high levels of commitment. Should be open to working on weekends to meet deal deadlines. ~crlf~##Should be able to work in a complex matrixed working environment. ~crlf~##Strong problem solving and analytical ability, as demonstrated by an outstanding academic track record or similar achievement. ~crlf~##Demonstrate adaptability, initiative and ability to deliver, as demonstrated by previous work experience. ~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 Investment Management (AIM) is the investment management arm of the Allianz Group, responsible for managing the risk/return profile of its EUR 750 bn investment portfolio. Our global network of more than 500 employees in over 60 countries is organized in regional hubs located in Munich, Milan, Minneapolis, Paris, and Singapore. It offers multifaceted career opportunities for outstanding investment talents. AIM provides the perfect opportunity to embark on or continue your international career.

If you are interested in the position described above and think you have the right profile, please submit your full application documents (incl. CV, certificates, references and motivation letter) at www.allianz.com/careers.~crlf~~crlf~AIM continues to grow and supports its employees to do the same. We believe that work should be rewarding, and that good work should be rewarded. We offer opportunities and strive for excellence. And our actions are guided first and foremost by high ethical standards and our sense of commitment to society. Everyone is welcome to apply, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, or disability.~crlf~~crlf~

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