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Senior Compliance Officer - Business & Corporate Compliance (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:  1303

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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 Senior Compliance Officer (f/m/d) to support our Business & Regulatory Compliance function. The position is based in our Frankfurt office. 


The European Business & Regulatory Compliance team is part of the Global Legal & Compliance & Risk Department. The team ensures that our business is in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The successful candidate will report directly to the European Head of Business & Regulatory Compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and manage compliance, regulatory and reputational risks for Allianz Global Investors’ business in Europe and globally
  • Implement regulatory requirements for Allianz Global Investors’ business in Europe in order to establish a robust risk and regulatory framework
  • Regularly assess procedures, practices and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risks. Ensure the associated polices remain relevant and up to date and are disseminated effectively
  • Manage projects on European and global level
  • Act as counterpart for internal and external partners, including regulators and industry bodies
  • Liaise with auditors, internal and external (such as the WpHG audit)
  • Participate in various initiatives with colleagues in other locations, regional and global
  • Work collaboratively on various business as usual control activities


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • University Degree, preferably in Law, Economics or related field of study 
  • Ideally 5+ years compliance experience in the financial industry, preferable with an international asset management firm
  • Excellent knowledge of the European regulatory environment (for example AIFMD, UCITS and MiFID)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgement
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure
  • A great teammate with the ability to build positive relationships 
  • Committed to contributing to a strong compliance culture within Allianz Global Investors and adhere to its values
  • Excellent command of English and German is a must. French or an additional language would be an advantage


About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 633 billion in assets for individuals, families, and institutions.


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.