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Product Owner Digital Business (f/m/d) - Frankfurt / Munich

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80335

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:  9454

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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 Product Owner Digital Business (f/m/d). This position is based in either our Frankfurt or Munich office.


Within this exciting role, you will be part of our Digital Business team and drive AllianzGI’s Digital Wealth Management Program forward by developing new business models in close collaboration with distribution partners globally. As Product Owner, you will report to the Head of Digital Business. A key focus will be the design and implementation of digital investment solutions for our business partner’s ecosystems.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement innovative business models for distribution partnerships globally
  • Implement an innovation roadmap for key distribution partners and convert innovative ideas into action
  • Prepare and conduct ideation workshops in order to maintain a regular flow of innovative ideas
  • Prioritize ideas together with business developers and develop/maintain an innovation roadmap
  • Develop and pitch investment cases to senior management; ongoing management of investment case
  • Develop customer acquisition strategies together with business development; actively contribute in client pitches, in particular as subject matter expert
  • Set up and lead cross-functional development/ implementation teams as a Business Product Owner and support them with whatever is needed: You act as mentor, coach, facilitator and roadblock remover for them
  • Continuously optimize your business model/ service and act as an entrepreneur


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

We are looking for a motivated team member who is able to think outside the box, has a passion for innovation-related topics and enjoys to further support the growth of AllianzGI’s Digital Business globally.


  • Academic degree in Management, Finance, Business Informatics or related field of study
  • You should have significant working experience (ideally > 5 years) in creating business opportunities from new ideas, either from working within a business development department or within a product development department. Work Experience in a startup (environment) would be a plus
  • Proficiency in English and German; additional European language skills would be a plus
  • A deep understanding of the asset/ wealth management industry is required. Investment management and ESG expertise would be an advantage
  • Deep project management expertise, in particular in cross-functional projects
  • Solid knowledge of digital operating models and co-creation with external vendors
  • Track record in successfully leading project teams as well as strong leadership skills with the ability to persuade and motivate others to act, without direct authority
  • Strong communication skills as moderator, facilitator, coach and advisor. You have the ability to advise, instruct, direct and guide as a coach to help someone manage an innovation project
  • Dynamic, committed team player with an integrative personality who enjoys working independently on fast-changing innovation initiatives
  • Ability and motivation to work well in an international, diverse and highly interdisciplinary environment and the willingness to work for longer time on projects abroad



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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