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HR Business Partner

Job Level:  Professional

London, GB, EC2M 3TY

Available until:  17/05/2023
Area of Expertise:  Human Resources
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AllianzGI GmbH /UK Branch
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  24455



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 looking for an HR Business Partner for our London office! The role is responsible for providing HR consultancy and advice to managers within the organization in the areas listed below and by facilitating the execution of HR solutions that support the growth of the business and its overall strategy. Additionally, this position will implement global and/or local practices and processes, help resolve strategic business issues, promote AllianzGI transformation and culture, and embed the AllianzGI values while liaising with Lead HRBPs, Country Leads, HRBPs, and CoEs on shared initiatives as applicable.





Employee Relations

  • Acts as point of contact for HR related inquiries or issues
  • Assists management and Lead HRBPs with appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
  • Conducts investigations into employee complaints and/or concerns as requested
  • Provides direction and support to managers and employees concerning all work-related issues
  • Works with internal & external counsels as needed


Talent Acquisition

  • Partners with Talent Acquisition in devising hiring strategies, including internal mobility, and guiding hiring managers through the hiring process
  • Works with Compensation and Benefits to benchmark positions on compensation related topics
  • Safeguards approvals for requisitions are accurately obtained
  • Conducts interviews and advises the business on their hiring decisions
  • Coordinates and prepares offers and respective documentations in conjunction with HR Operations and Talent Acquisition
  • Ensures new joiners background checks are properly conducted


Talent Management & Retention and Engagement

  • Strategizes with the business to retain talents
  • Assists and advises business in talent discussions and succession planning
  • Works in conjunction with Learning & Development to promote and recommend learning and developmental opportunities
  • Conducts exit interviews and feedbacks to the business
  • Analyses function/team engagement and advises the business on ways to improve


Performance Management

  • Provides coaching/counselling for management and employees
  • Provides training on Performance Management principals and the Performance Management System (SuccessFactors) as needed
  • Audits Performance Management process and ensures high level of completion


HR Compliance

  • Stays ahead of latest HR industry trends and developments
  • Recommends and reviews new policies and approaches as needed
  • Advises employees and management on the interpretation of personnel policies, programs and procedures
  • In conjunction with respective Country Lead, ensures the location is in compliance with all existing governmental and labor requirements
  • Protects the interest of employees and the company in accordance with the Employee Handbook, laws, and regulations



  • Partners with Tax and Mobility, and Allianz Group Mobility to supervise and coordinate visa and immigration processes, and global mobility cases (short-term / long-term assignments, and permanent or temporary transfers) with detailed attention to tax implications
  • Ensures all immigration requirements are met prior to employment and thereafter



Memberships/Other Key Relationships


  • Works closely with Lead HRBPs, Country Leads, HRBPs, and CoEs on shared initiatives as applicable. Works closely with HR Operations, and HR Systems and Data team to ensure all electronic records in HR systems are complete and accurate.



Experience/Qualifications and Skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 4 years OR minimum 6 years (in lieu of degree) of multifaceted experience in all areas of the HR value chain and employee lifecycle
  • Knowledge and experience of UK employment law is required
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, integrity, dealing with ambiguity, and performing under pressure
  • 3-4 years HRBP experience
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent digital literacy; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; experience with SAP HCM, SuccessFactors desirable



  • Finance or Asset Management industry experience advantageous, as is experience operating in a global, agile environment


Success Criteria

  • Articulate: Demonstrates business acumen
  • Attention to Detail: Prioritizes and organizes work to deliver accurate results within established deadlines
  • Client-Centric: Partners with clients to deliver solutions that meet clients’ needs
  • Proactive Approach: Be an active adviser to the business
  • Strategic Flexibility: Adapts as needed to provide solutions in a constantly evolving environment
  • Active Listening: Understands the nuances between informative and emotional content, and its respective context
  • Problem Solving: Analyses core issues and implements solutions
  • Conflict Resolution: Strategizes and facilitates satisfactory outcomes



About Allianz Global Investors


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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24455 | Human Resources | Professional | | Allianz Global Investors | Full-Time | Permanent