Company: Allianz Global Investors
Location: London

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We are seeking to recruit a Senior Project Manager in Frankfurt, London or Paris to join an already successful team to help deliver projects around the design and implementation of new operational requirements, asset classes and functionalities for mandates and funds for Allianz as a client as well as our third party clients.

We are looking for experienced candidates with a good mix of project management skills and experience within Investment Management.

As part of a highly skilled project management team within Operations Change Europe, you will be encouraged to initiate and implement projects for innovative products and functional improvements within the Asset Management Operations business.

We are looking for a highly motivated project manager, with a deep understanding of the Asset Management value chain and affinity to Change. You will need to demonstrate experience or attitude in some or all of the following areas:

## Deliver projects with an early consideration of accounting, legal, tax, risk and regulatory constraints by including the respective timeframe, budget and scope

## Act as primary contact for the clients regarding the concept and implementation of innovative products and functional improvements

## Understand client’s needs, assessment of feasibility, advise and shape the proposed solution and lead the pursuit implementation process through to success

## Develop operational business models and workflows

## Co-ordinate all involved partners (mainly custodians, fund administrators, middle office providers, etc.)

## Ensure client satisfaction, accuracy and efficiency of work, and compliance with our policies and external regulations

## Excellent university degree, preferably in business administration, economics or a related field of study

## Several years of experience in management consulting

## Strong stakeholder and project management skills including ability to work with internal customers and partners to execute an implementation plan that works towards a rapid project success

## Deep understanding of our business and the value chain of front-, middle and back office functions

## Proven knowledge of the regulatory framework for asset managers and insurance investors

## Initial experience with alternative products, e.g. private debt, infrastructure debt or private equity

## First experience with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and other new digital technologies

## Ability to collaborate and work effectively with various departments within an international, diverse and highly interdisciplinary environment

## Strong communication skills, both written and oral

## Proficiency in English, additional language skills are a plus

## Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, in particular MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.