We are seeking to recruit a Product Development Manager who will manage all product development related topics from the idea generation to the actual launch of a pooled vehicle. The Product Development team relies on in-depth knowledge of capital markets, financial instruments, clients and their regulatory environment. Complemented by a deep understanding of existing products and their distribution, this leads to successful innovation and the creation of new products.
Product Development is a generator of ideas, selects the best providers for requested asset management services, launches mutual fund and other pooled vehicle solutions, and acts as advisor on product design for local, non-network product initiatives.
Driving the product development process and aligning activities with key stakeholders like Investment, Sales and Operations is something you need to enjoy.
Lead complex and strategic cross-border projects, in particular projects for the launch of mutual fund and other pooled vehicle solutions
Efficiently manage relationships with all involved departments (Marketing, Legal, Operations, Portfolio Management and Sales) as the project lead of the fund launch process
Create new strategic product ideas with a focus on the strategic positioning of AllianzGI
Acts as subject matter expert for company products
Professional use of company technology
Other tasks as assigned
Strong academic background with top quartile university degree in Law, (Business) Mathematics, Business Management or Economics
Experience in financial industry with proven skills in the fund or financial structuring business
Experience and background with (German) institutional clients and their respective regulatory requirements (e.g. AIFMD / KAGB, AnlV)
Outstanding analytical skills, ability to understand complex problems and solve them
Excellent communication skills
Project management and influencing skills
Results driven and resilient
Advanced skills in MS-Office and related programs
High level of initiative, sense of responsibility and the ability to establish excellent working relationships with colleagues, peers and senior management
Fluent in German and English
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers' trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.
Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
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.
Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs. Active is: Allianz Global Investors
You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire 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 since, Active is: Allianz Global Investors.