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Senior Portfolio Manager Thematic Equity (f/m/d)

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:  3032

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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 Senior Portfolio Manager Thematic Equity (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt or alternatively in our London office.


You will join a team which is passionate about thematic equity investing, eager to grow and determined to help shape the market in the area of SDG-aligned investing. Join us on our journey at AllianzGI to take thematic investing to the next level whilst also making an impact for our clients.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and grow a pool of assets in Thematics within a strong team ecosystem
  • Research and identify new global thematic trends
  • Analyze and invest in stocks with thematic exposure in a portfolio context
  • Handle day to day fund operations within a global team
  • Act as ambassador for sustainable investing concepts and incorporate ESG factors into fund structures


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Excellent university degree in Economics, Mathematics or related field of study
  • Preferably minimum 12 - 15 years’ experience as Equity Investor within the area of thematic, ideally sustainability-themed investing or as a Portfolio Manager managing global equities, evidenced by having a track record as a global thematic fund manager
  • Proven track record with fundamental equity or industry analysis paired with global stock-picking skills
  • Strong focus on SDG/ Sustainability throughout the career
  • A first leadership experience is mandatory
  • Ability to screen and process large amounts of information and to identify top-level underlying trends as well as company-specific sustainability-related risks
  • Great teammate, with a strong conviction and passion for thematic or sustainability-themed equities
  • Excellent presentation and client-relations skills allowing to grow the franchise
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg, Excel
  • Proficiency in German and English, ability to work in a global environment across time-zones


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.