Head of the Trade & Position Life Cycle Team in Europe (M/F/D)

Allianz Global Investors

You will be part of the Global Investment Operations team and will be responsible of leading two dynamic European Teams of around 12 employees: ~crlf~##Corporate Actions & Reconciliation Team Europe ( 8 people )~crlf~##Middle Office - Trade Support Europe Team ( 5 People ) ~crlf~You will be responsible for overseeing/ coordinating the effective management of the TPLC Team in Europe with teams mainly spread between Paris & London. You will proactively/actively ensure that the business requirements and the on-boarding of new clients and strategies are addressed in a timely, efficient and compliant way.

Business as Usual Excellence~crlf~##Ensure appropriate oversight functions on our external Middle Office providers including stable Business as usual activity, review meetings, status reports and issue logs reviews.~crlf~##Sustainable countermeasures and initiatives along the Front & Middle Office value chain in the event of losses in quality from our external providers.~crlf~##Well balanced consideration of client, distribution and profitability / cost aspects.~crlf~##Appropriate proposals and implementation of measures to increase efficiency.~crlf~##Support of cross-functional initiatives and projects.~crlf~##Drive delivery of internal KPIs within functional area (productivity, quality, efficiency)~crlf~##No negative persistent abnormalities or audit findings.~crlf~##Leading & Supporting change initiatives or Projects to continuously improve quality of service and increase efficiency.~crlf~Leadership & Team Development~crlf~##Provide proper/accurate learning opportunities for employees that match with their development needs. ~crlf~##Coach & mentor top performers for further development.~crlf~##Take responsibility and prompt action to ensure all targets are running on time, within budget and in line with strategic goals.~crlf~##Drive performance orientation within the team (meritocracy) and consequent and explicit addressing and management of performance and engagement issues within teams.~crlf~##Establish stable and sustainable team structures within the Hub and in conjunction with the satellite domiciles including sub-structures for focal tasks and representation regulations (substitution) to cope with the increased workload and complexity in Europe.~crlf~##Comply with / align with headcount budgets.~crlf~##Address poor performance / performance issues ( in a clear and swift manner)~crlf~~crlf~

##You have a higher education degree in Business or Finance, and significant experience in the asset management industry with confirmed and strong managerial skills.~crlf~##You have experience in Leadership ~crlf~##Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. English is mandatory both verbal and written. German is a real plus.~crlf~##Strong problem solving ability with analytical skills and logical thinking ~crlf~##High degree of energy, motivation and ambition with multi-tasking abilities~crlf~##Flexible approach to changing client requirements and to a changing internal or market environment~crlf~##Proactivity and eagerness to learn and act ~crlf~##The ability to positively persuade and influence~crlf~##Continuous improvement mind-set and willing to challenge status quo~crlf~##A result and detail orientated approach~crlf~##A strong team spirit and ability to delegate and monitor the progress~crlf~##Flexibility to travel across the AGI offices in Europe on regular basis

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 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 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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