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Information Risk Manager (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3377

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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! In line with the ever-evolving IT risk landscape, Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is continuing to invest in our information risk management capabilities. As part of this, we are looking to recruit an Information Risk Manager (f/m/d) to drive our capability in this challenging, rewarding and dynamic environment. 

This role is based in Frankfurt.


Key Responsibilities


Part of our wider IT team, the Information Risk Manager will lead our Information Risk Management programme, developing our framework and control catalogue for information risks (comprehensively mapping controls to risks, etc.), handling and delivering regulatory/control initiatives in accordance with regulatory requirements and working with various partners to continually handle those risks, including delivering training on information risk topics and completing risk assessments. Your responsibilities will consist of both the day-to-day duties and project management of key initiatives. This role will be an even blend of stakeholder management, program management, as well as technical control design. 

  • Continuously develop our information risk management framework and control catalogue for the IT department, evaluating regulatory requirements and formulating controls as required.
  • Work with various parties to map risks to controls, conduct risk and control assessments, drive risk mitigation actions, documenting, tracking and reporting as required
  • Maintain a programme of continuous reporting across IT
  • Advance and report all information risk and regulatory compliance issues as required
  • Be the primary point of contact with both internal (Risk Management, Audit, Data Privacy, etc.) and external partners (External Audit, Regulators, etc.) for information risk topics
  • Maintain a proficient level of knowledge across key technologies in use at AllianzGI (Windows, Mobile, Linux, Virtualisation, Network, Cloud, etc. and at the OS, Middleware and Application levels)
  • Provide advice and training as required to our teams to ensure that the controls they implement meet all objectives


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


You have a keen interest in information risk management for a global organisation. Given the exposure, you need to be experienced in and prepared to interact with senior management. The ideal candidate will have relevant skills and experience encompassing: 

  • Strong technology background and risk management experience, including regulatory requirements (e.g. from BaFin, MAS, SEC, etc.)
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the primary technologies in use at AllianzGI, and a validated knowledge to research and learn emerging technologies
  • Good skills of Information Security and managing risk, as well as experience in developing solutions to mitigate risk
  • Experience in working with diverse global teams, as well as excellent communication skills (communicating and reporting sophisticated technical concepts to business and risk partners)
  • Experience interacting direct with senior stakeholders (C-Suite, Board and Regulators), as well as a broad knowledge of financial services
  • A primary degree in Information Technology is beneficial, as well as a Masters Degree and/or specific industry qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, etc.) which are directly related to IT operational risk management
  • Several years of experience in direct risk management, compliance, regulatory or audit experience is required
  • Experience handling multiple concurrent projects and priorities
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills and ability to develop a network in a short amount of time
  • Fluent in English, additional language skills are a plus

We seek a colleague who can build positive relationships and seek for results in our business environment. We offer an attractive, performance-related compensation package and provide a productive atmosphere which is run by team spirit. We are an equal opportunity employer. Would you like to discover more about the role and AllianzGI? Would you love an international and diverse environment? Apply today just with one click attaching your CV, relevant information and contact details!


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.