Loading...
 
Share this Job

Senior Project Manager HK/SG

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

HK

Due Date:  02/28/2022
Area of Expertise:  Project Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3421

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.

JOB PURPOSE/ROLE

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!
 

To support our continuous growth and build out in Asia Pacific, we are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Project Manager. This position is based in our Hong Kong | Singapore office.

In this role you will be responsible for managing cross-functional projects across the end-to-end value chain of our Asset Management business, with a domain focus on Technology and Operations.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilitating cross-functional projects for the Technology & Operations domains:

  • Leading New Business Activities / New Products Initiatives, in their assessment, operational architecture review and in case evaluated positively in their project-based implementation
  • Carrying out project feasibility studies, business case calculations and project presentations in complete independence
  • Steering, monitoring and reporting of projects (incl. risk and dependency management) to our senior executives
  • Developing of appropriate governance models for the respective projects
  • Supporting potential M&A activities in the Asia Pacific region: managing the due diligence with a focus on Operations & Technology, leading Post Merger Integration projects
  • Leading project communications with our senior management teams and external partners
  • Working with stakeholders from all functions to implement the project and transition to BAU teams
  • Assessing and understanding regulatory / risk requirements from a Technology & Operations perspective, as input into project approach / implementation
  • Identifying opportunities for digitization and automation for efficiency enhancement and support on implementation
  • Understanding features and local requirements for establishing access to new markets (including establish operational processes, evaluate outsourced service provider, identify system requirements, and coordinate testing)
  • Evaluating organizational structures / business processes and recommendation of improvements
  • Building, maintaining, and reporting projects using Microsoft Project Online PowerBI and other relevant tools

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Excellent university degree in Business Administration, Economics, IT, Engineering, or related field of study
  • Experience in running large size projects or programs in the financial services industry in complete independence
  • Experience in handling projects and change initiatives with an international / cross-regional scope
  • Experience in project / budget / business case calculations as well as conducting RfIs / RfPs
  • Ability to run waterfall, hybrid, and agile projects
  • High level of motivation, strong dedication, energetic and result-oriented attitude
  • Preferred: multiple years in an investment management or financial services firm with a profound knowledge of different business models across Operations and IT functions

 

Skills

  • Proficiency in English, Mandarin; knowledge of other Asia Pacific dialects (e.g. Cantonese) or languages would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication, people-, and stakeholder management skills to be applied in conveying impactful recommendations to senior management and external partners
  • Excellent PowerPoint and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Project Online and PowerBI as well as the full MS365 suite
  • Ability to work independently and calmly under pressure
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end investment management value chain and key regulatory requirements would be a plus

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.