Apprentice/Intern - Credit Portfolio Management (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Student
Location: 

FR

Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AGI FRANCE BRANCH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  30362

 

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

 

Allianz Global Investors invests in collegiality, professionalism, and fulfilment. Want to be part of a leading active asset management company? We’re looking for you!

 

We are looking for you! We are hiring for a Apprentice or Intern to help the credit portfolio management team in broadening and strengthening our engagement activity with corporates held in funds categorized as Article 8 and 9 as per the SFDR regulation. The position will also include other missions related to portfolio management, fundamental analysis, relative value analysis and client meeting preparation and attendance and all other activities comprised in the daily portfolio management activity. This position is based in Paris.

 

 

What you will do

 

  • Support the fixed-income portfolio managers, especially those in charge of managing Article 9 funds, in conducting the engagement process with the companies held in the portfolios
  • Work together with the portfolio managers to identify the companies which are likely to be targets of an engagement activity either because of lack of transparency or because of questionable ESG targets/results
  • Help the team to document and build the case for engagement initiation: definition of expectations vs current situation
  • Conduct research and analysis based on internal and external data/content to prepare the engagement discussions
  • Conduct the engagement activity and exchanges along with portfolio managers: working on questions, initiate the exchange and participate in calls and meetings with the targeted companies
  • Contribution to and documentation of the investment decision-making process based on the results of the engagement activity
  • Participate in other activities within the credit team, mainly, but not only linked to Sustainability requirements for Article 8 and Article 9 funds
  • Work with portfolio managers and analysts to oversee portfolios, taking into account the sustainability characteristics of securities / issuers
  • Working along with fundamental analysts to identify securities / issuers that may be of interest to the strategies managed by the team
  • Prepare / review materials for client meetings and attend meetings
  • Help the team with the writing of portfolio management commentaries
  • Help the portfolio management team on specific research / data gathering activities, specifically related to sustainability topics

 

What you bring

 

  • Top-tier university/engineering or business school
  • High interest in sustainability-related topics within the finance industry
  • A first experience on an ESG related position is welcome
  • Good analytical skills and research capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills and strong writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Fluent in French and English
  • PowerPoint and Excel (including VBA) skills

 

What we offer 

 

  • Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products
  • Company share purchasing plan 
  • Mental health and wellbeing programs 
  • Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group 
  • Self-guided learning and development
  • … and so much more! 

 

 

About Allianz Global Investors 

 

Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

 

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

 

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance and teamwork. We offer a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation. If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. We encourage you to join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position!

 

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com

 

30362 | Asset & Investment Management | Student | n.a. | Allianz Global Investors | Full-Time | Temporary

About Allianz Global Investors 

 

Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

 

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

 

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance and teamwork. We offer a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation. If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. We encourage you to join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position!

 

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com