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Compliance Manager - Portfolio Management and Trading (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Available until:  10/22/2022
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity: 
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1935

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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! The Global Head of Investment Advisory Compliance (IAC) is currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Compliance Manager - Portfolio Management and Trading (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt office.


The Global IAC team is responsible for implementing and executing a Global compliance program for the company's investment related activities in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. We cover such topics as Best Execution, Market Abuse, Fair Allocations and Cross-Trades. The regional teams work in close collaboration on harmonizing policies, training, monitoring and resolving cross-border issues related to the company’s investment activities in traditional assets. The European IAC team also builds a key part of the European regional Legal & Compliance team, working with local compliance, legal, risk, business and other support function colleagues to ensure compliance with European regulatory requirements, client needs and industry standards.


Role & responsibilities
  • Provide senior support to the Global Head of Investment Advisory Compliance in building a strong culture of compliance across the investment platform and advising on strategic company initiatives
  • Provide senior compliance advice to European investment professionals, working closely with the other Legal and Compliance team members
  • Lead local and global IAC projects; represent IAC on company initiatives
  • Represent IAC on certain governance committees
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of AllianzGI’s policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Lead the drafting and implementation of policies, procedures, and controls
  • Implement reviews and monitoring processes with respect to the investment, trading and valuation activities of the traditional asset strategies
  • Be responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of regular and ad hoc compliance training on IAC matters
  • Investigate compliance issues as needed and report findings back to the Global Head of Investment Advisory Compliance and management
  • Perform general compliance and operational risk related functions as instructed
  • Support or lead the management of responses to inquiries and audits by internal and external auditors, depositories, trustees, clients and regulators
  • Perform general compliance and operational risk related functions as needed
  • Stay abreast of IAC related industry practices and regulatory matters


Experience / Qualifications and Skills

  • Proficiency in English and German
  • Ideally 8+ years of relevant compliance or legal experience, preferably within the asset management industry. Including at least 5 years dealing with trading and market abuse related issues
  • University degree, preferably in Law, Finance, Economics, Risk, Compliance, Audit or reltated field of study
  • Full knowledge of and experience in implementing MAR and MiFID
  • Knowledge and experience with AIFMD, UCITs, SFDR, Credit Rating Agencies Regulation, Securitisation Regulation, Money Market Fund Regulation a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with Equities and Fixed Income strategies required
  • Knowledge of derivatives strategies a plus
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg
  • Diligent and attention to detail, with strong analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Teammate and ability to build positive relationships across the business internally and externally and commitment to contributing to a strong compliance culture within the firm
  • Ability to adapt to a fast changing environment, understand complex issues quickly, to explain them clearly and concisely and propose practical solutions
  • Experience in a multi-cultural work environment in which the candidate was a member of a team where his/her team members and/or manager were located in another country


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