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Global Product Owner - CEDAR (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

PARIS, 75, FR, 75002

Available until:  28/02/2023
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AGI FRANCE BRANCH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  20557

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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 Global Product Owner - CEDAR (f/m/d). This position is based in our Paris or Frankfurt office.


Within the Data & Technology department, the primary mission of the CEDAR team is to implement and run Allianz Global Investors product master platform (CEDAR). The team is comprised of data analysts, architects, developers and testers.

CEDAR is the golden source for all of AllianzGI’ s vehicles institutional (mandates / segregated accounts, special-AIF etc.) and pooled (funds, share classes), investment portfolios, operational portfolios, investment strategies and product lines.


The team runs state-of-art technologies (Markit-EDM, Microsoft SQL Server, etc.) to store and master the data produced by the many Data Stewards and provides data management services like data stewardship, data quality monitoring etc.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead a global team that is responsible for the delivery of stable product data to 17 global systems/interfaces
  • Supervise the delivery of all CEDAR activities including projects, small change and maintenance
  • Collaboration with clients and stakeholders to develop strategic objectives for the team and establish overall strategy and roadmap for CEDAR
  • Lead a globally distributed team of internal and external employees in the US, Europe and India and mentor team members’ development
  • Run all technology partners relationships and vendors supporting the platform
  • Provide governance oversight, and ensure that standards and procedures are followed to provide the highest quality services


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience:


  • University degree in IT, Engineering, Business Administration or related field of study
  • Experience in the role as a Product Owner and in leading teams, preferably within IT or Data organizations
  • Enables the team to function efficiently, follows clear priorities in alignment with the strategy and ensures that these are met
  • Prioritizes, delegates and controls tasks, balances workloads and steers capacity in the team
  • Enjoys leading projects with a strong ownership mentality and results-oriented approach
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgement
  • An excellent teammate with the ability to build positive relationships
  • Proficiency in English is required, other languages such as French or German are a plus
  • International/cross-border experience a plus


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. 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.


Active is: Allianz Global Investors


Data as at 30 September 2022. Total assets under management are assets or securities portfolios, valued at current market value, for which Allianz Asset Management companies are responsible vis-á-vis clients for providing discretionary investment management decisions and portfolio management, either directly or via a sub-advisor. This excludes assets for which Allianz Asset Management companies are primarily responsible for administrative services only. Assets under management are managed on behalf of third parties as well as on behalf of the Allianz Group.

20557 | IT & Tech Engineering | Professional | Allianz Global Investors | Full-Time | Permanent