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Investment Advisor - Private Markets (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  899

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At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!


We are 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.


We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Investment Advisor – Private Markets (f/m/d) to extend risklab's Alternatives & Portfolio Solutions team. Preferred location is Munich, however, the role can alternatively also be filled in Frankfurt.

The team you will be joining is responsible for designing and implementing private markets multi-alternatives portfolios and advising institutional clients and wealth management distributors. Within this exciting role, you will support us in managing a range of strategic client relationships and growing the solutions business through your investment expertise and client acumen.


Key Responsibilities

  • Advise clients on how to best implement a multi-alternatives portfolio, with focus mainly on infrastructure equity and private equity, as well as a minor focus on real estate equity
  • Act as a key client contact on assigned asset classes and, in time, assume key client advisor and portfolio responsibility role on whole mandates
  • Maintain coverage, conduct due diligence and formulate views of investment strategies in assigned asset classes, in close collaboration with in-house investment teams of Allianz Global Investors and Allianz Capital Partners; this includes, in particular, identifying best-in-class managers and funds as well as writing investment recommendation memos and monitoring investment strategies and managers
  • Collaborate and coordinate with own team members, investment teams and support teams on all aspects of multi-alternatives solution design and execution
  • Prepare customized client presentations or reports and perform portfolio monitoring and maintenance tasks


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Several years of relevant professional experience, at least 3 of which should be in alternatives, gained in the asset management industry, in investment consulting, as a Limited Partner or in a similar role
  • Strong desire to take on and grow in a cross-asset, client-facing investment advisory role
  • Very good knowledge of the infrastructure equity and/or private equity market and its players, ideally supplemented by know-how of real estate equity
  • Understanding of the broad private markets investment universe and client investment objectives
  • Demonstrated contribution to successful investments in one or more of the above-mentioned private markets segments, either indirectly through funds or directly through single deals/projects
  • Client experience and familiarity with the regulatory and legal framework of the private markets environment
  • Broad knowledge of financial markets and a solid understanding of key quantitative finance concepts
  • University degree related to Finance/Economics/similar or relevant other degrees
  • Open-minded and proactive team player with strong analytical skills and attention to detail as well as a continuous desire to learn
  • Proficiency in English and German is required
  • CFA or CAIA preferred



About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 705 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 647 billion in assets for individuals, families, and institutions. (Data as of 30 September 2021)


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.


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.


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 recruiting@allianzgi.com.