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Business Manager CEO Office and Strategic Development (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323 München, DE, 80335 PARIS, 75, FR, 75002

Available until:  20.03.2023
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  21554

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 searching for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and highly motivated Business Manager (m/f/d), for our CEO Office and Strategic Development team who will lead and support key central initiatives to further build out the global business. Within this exciting role, you will report to the Head of CEO Office and Strategic Development. Your responsibilities will consist of both, your contribution to mid- to long-term strategic projects as well as the involvement in ad-hoc tasks or global taskforce initiatives.


As a member (f/m/d) of the CEO Office and Strategic Development team, you will work very closely with the firm’s Executive Board Members as well as with various other functions within Allianz Global Investors and Allianz Group entities.

Through frequent interactions with senior management and various functions on highly critical and important topics, you will gain deep knowledge across all aspects of the asset management business in various geographies.


Depending on your preference, the position will be based in one of our offices in Frankfurt, Munich or Paris.



Key responsibilities


  • Support development and implementation of Allianz Global Investors’ global strategy
  • Lead and support strategic projects and initiatives with a global, regional and/or functional scope
  • Develop business plans and investment cases
  • Support inorganic projects along all relevant phases, including strategic target assessment, valuations, due diligence and post-merger integration initiatives
  • Actively track and analyze industry and competitor activities
  • Support external consulting and strategic organizational development projects
  • Develop and prepare senior management presentations and relevant decision proposals for AllianzGI governance bodies



Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


The ideal candidate has a strong interest in financial markets and the financial services industry. Experience in the asset management industry are a plus. Given the exposure provided in this role, the candidate needs to be prepared to deal with senior management on a day-to-day basis and enjoys working in a diverse and highly energetic environment. In particular, we are looking for the following capabilities / experiences:


  • University degree in Economics, Business Management, Finance or similar
  • Relevant work experience, ideally in investment banking, strategy consulting or a comparable position within the financial industry
  • Basic understanding of the asset management industry
  • Experience in strategic projects
  • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, in particular MS Excel and MS Powerpoint including the development of convincing presentations
  • Ability to work and communicate with colleagues across cultural backgrounds and seniority levels
  • Basic financial modelling and valuation skills are a plus
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory, additional language skills are beneficial
  • High flexibility and mobility



About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 600 investment professionals in over 20 offices worldwide and managing EUR 521 billion in assets. Data as of 30 September 2022.


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.


We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you need support to navigate our websites or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to


Active is: Allianz Global Investors

AllianzGI completed the transfer of investment teams (including 87 Investment Professionals) and USD 101bn of assets they manage to Voya Investment Management as part of a strategic partnership. Two thirds of the assets continue to be managed on behalf of AllianzGI clients outside of the US.