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Insurance Specialist (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  Sales & Distribution
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3055

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

 

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 Insurance Specialist (f/m/d) who will drive the further expansion of our insurance footprint in EMEA within Allianz Insurance Asset Management (AIAM). The position is preferably to be filled in Frankfurt, alternatively in Munich or Paris. Additionally, the role can involve travelling within Europe or globally.

 

AIAM was built to strengthen the position of Allianz Global Investors in providing balanced, active asset management solutions to Allianz insurance entities for their general account by continuously seeking to improve AllianzGI's offering and service delivery to Allianz as the largest, most significant institutional client of AllianzGI. As part of Global Allianz Business Development (GABD), AIAM operates as the central client interface function to Allianz for their general account assets. Building on its experience with Allianz as a client and on the outstanding insurance capabilities across the AllianzGI regions and functions, AIAM also leads the Insurance Ecosystem within AllianzGI to define the roadmap and strategy for the insurance client segment and to coordinate and enable insurance related cross-functional projects and central initiatives towards third-party insurers, together with all relevant AllianzGI partners, notably Distribution, risklab, Portfolio Management, Product Development, Operations and Legal.

As an Insurance Specialist, you will become a member of the AIAM Business Development team for business development with insurance clients.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise clients on their general account investment needs, collaborating closely with local business development teams as client interface in various European countries, on country strategy, account planning and capability definition
  • Act as insurance professional and counterpart to CIO, Investment Strategy, Asset Liability Management (ALM) and Risk functions on the client side in collaboration with our local business development teams
  • Work in cross-functional teams together with Distribution, risklab, Portfolio Management, Product Development, Operations and Legal to develop and improve investment strategies, design efficient implementation formats and expand the service offering for insurers
  • Adequately (re-)present Allianz Global Investors externally

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • University or equivalent degree in Business Administration, Economics or Mathematics
  • Many years of relevant work experience in insurance or in an insurance consultancy environment
  • Shown understanding of insurance related regulatory, accounting and risk management framework and implications on the investment function of insurers
  • Meaningful experience in consulting insurance companies in their investment function, working with insurance companies on investment strategy- and ALM-related topics
  • Proficiency in English and German or French
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills as well as critical thinking
  • Ability to work in an international environment
  • High degree of energy and ambition
  • The position requires regular travel within EMEA

 

 

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.