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(Associate) Portfolio Manager (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Entry Level

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:  2732

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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 (Associate) Portfolio Manager (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt office.


Within this exciting role, you will work with an experienced team of micro and small cap portfolio managers. As (Associate) Portfolio Manager your mission is to support the team and learn step by step the various elements of the role which offers plenty of opportunities to develop technically and personally.


Key Responsibilities

  • Screen and fundamentally research companies mainly in the <€2bn market cap range with a long-term, entrepreneurial mentality
  • Analyse market trends/ dynamics as well as cross-check with network of industry experts
  • Conduct due diligence of management teams and their incentive structures
  • Build financial and valuation models
  • Share information and ideas with the global AllianzGI investment platform


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Ideally 1-3 years in fundamental company research / due diligence experience, optimally with smaller companies across various sectors, strong passion for equity investing and capital markets
  • Entrepreneurial mentality and startup/founding experience necessary
  • Excellent academic record: Master or post-graduate degree from a leading university or business school
  • At least CFA level 1 completed
  • Data science / Python programming capabilities necessary, proficiency in MS Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word) and Bloomberg
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in English; German would be an asset, one additional European language is a plus


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.