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Project Manager / Business Analyst Regulatory Change / ESG (f/m/d) Frankfurt or Paris

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:  8956

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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 Project Manager/ Business Analyst Regulatory Change/ ESG (f/m/d) to help deliver projects around regulatory changes. The ideal candidate will have a good mix of project management skills, experience within the Investment Management Business and a high affinity to regulations (incl. Tax) as well as an understanding of the solutions for internal clients within the Operations Business. This position is based in either our Frankfurt or Paris office.


As part of a highly skilled, specialist team within Investment & Operations Change, you will be responsible for the oversight of regulatory change and developing the European Operations strategy & Target Operating Model (TOM) to align with regulations as well as implementing related initiatives & projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement projects to ensure compliance with regulations on a European level
  • Develop and implement operational infrastructure to support changes in industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Facilitate the assessment of regulatory rules on the impact to Operations, Business and IT
  • Moderate workshops across functional units and different management levels
  • Execute projects independently, i.e. taking ownership of project results and overall project success and acting as an internal management consultant
  • Actively support and contribute to different topics and projects at the same time and prioritize accordingly


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Excellent university degree, preferably in a Business, Finance or Computer Science field
  • At least a first relevant (ideally 2 - 3 years +) experience in handling global financial industry regulatory reform initiatives within the Asset Management Industry
  • Knowledge of MiFID, EMIR, Derivatives clearing and collateral management is required, a first exposure to ESG/ SFDR, CSDR, DAC6 is a clear plus
  • Strong technical skills and familiarity with project management processes
  • Very good teammate with distinctive communication and presentation skills and high interpersonal competence, high motivation and positive work attitude
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively across functions such as Portfolio Management, IT, Sales and with service providers
  • Highly organized, attention to detail, excellent follow through skills and ability to work independently and empower a team
  • Proficiency in English, additional European language skills are a plus



About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 673 billion in assets. Data as at 31 December 2021


We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.


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 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.


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