AIM Principal - Fixed Income Portfolio Investment Strategist

Allianz Life

Reports to the VP, Portfolio Manager, who serves as the primary architect of the Allianz Life US general account investment strategy using a liability driven, capital efficient, asset allocation processes via an outsourced investment model. Responsibilities include supporting the development of an economic and market view which leads to the setting of the strategic and tactical asset allocation. Analyze securitized products market sectors, research individual positions that require elevated monitoring and perform ad hoc analysis as required to effectively manage the portfolio including analysis, design and improvement of current investment process, benchmark index selection and analysis and monitoring the portfolio vs the benchmark. Work with the ALM team to ensure the assets are appropriate for the liabilities they support. Work with asset managers to ensure the proper implementation of the asset allocation and monitor the portfolio as needed. Work with risk management to ensure portfolio risks are understood and communicated, ensure the portfolio meets risk limits and monitor the positions as needed. ~crlf~~crlf~Challenge the status quo and improving the portfolio management process are expected. As part of the global investment group of Allianz SE, you will have the opportunity to work and partner with international colleagues within AIM SE.

- Primary owner for analysis and recommendations of securitized products asset classes at the sector and subsector level; Assist in development of investment allocation across insurance company portfolios; Assist in development of portfolio investment guidelines including index definition, ratings methodology for NAIC and external agencies, and allocation for use by external asset managers.~crlf~~crlf~- Monitor, review and analyze investment positioning vs. targets; Perform deep dive analysis into problem assets; Participate as active member of global investment team and own recommendations for securitized investment sector.~crlf~- Assist in analysis of key competitors investment strategies; Assist in development of AIM US Economic Analysis & Outlook; Work with corporate risk team to set appropriate risk limits.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

- 6-7 years experience required~crlf~~crlf~- Four-year degree required~crlf~~crlf~- Investment experience required; detailed knowledge of fixed income markets with emphasis on securitized products; working knowledge of investment systems such as Bloomberg, FactSet, or similar investment management systems; strong Excel and Access skills including VBA; Excellent quantitatie and analytical skill-set; Proven written and verbal communication skills; Understanding of insurance company investing and NAIC RBC~crlf~~crlf~Preferred~crlf~- 8-10 years experience preferred~crlf~~crlf~- Advanced degree preferred, MBA, CFA or other relevant advanced degree~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

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.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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