IT Business Analyst Alternatives – (Fixed Term 12 Month Mat Cover) Job at Allianz Global Investors in London

Job Description


Technology plays a crucial role in the success of our business at Allianz Global Investors. We are executing a series

of global change initiatives driving towards unifying and harmonizing the technology landscape.

In this context we are searching for our IT Investment and Operations Projects Team a Business Analyst to support the Alternatives Investment Platform..

We are looking for an inspiring client-centric IT professional with a good understanding of Finance and Asset Management requirements. The successful candidate will have experience in business analysis, preferably in an international project-driven environment and will contribute to the efficiency, productivity and

success of Allianz Global Investors.

This role is a 12 month FTC for maternity cover to start in Feb 2020.


Business Analyst for change initiatives in the Investment and Operations environment, mainly for the Alternatives Investment Platform

Understand and capture business requirements front-to-back from Investment and Portfolio Management Teams or Operations

Support projects and future onboardings for our Alternatives Debt and Private Equity systems and ensure that business requirements are covered

Driving forward innovation and digitization initiatives, non-functional and regulatory requirements as well the future technology architecture

Engage with internal clients and product based teams to ensure their requirements are understood and adequately supported

Contribute to solution design and decision processes including adequate documentation

Support international projects and continious change initiatives working closely with colleagues in Investment, IT and Operations as well as external contractors and off-shore service providers

Drive forward simplification, optimization and straight-through processing of front-office related workflows

Build and maintain effective relationships with partners and external vendors and further expand the

sourcing network.


The ideal candidate has an Agile mind-set and experience in investment or finance related technology projects. She/he is a team player who is comfortable working in cross-functional teams.

University degree in Computer Science/Math/Science/Engineering/Business Administration

Passionate about financial markets and interest in technology

Broad understanding of financial instruments and asset management business processes

Agile mindset and ability to work in a dynamic, very international and culturally sensitive environment

Broad understanding of data models data analytics tools knowledge

Ideally experience with outsourcing of business processes and cloud-computing and other sourcing


Willingness to travel

Excellent communication skills in English. Additional German and/or French language skills would be helpful.

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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.

About the Company

Company: Allianz Global Investors

Company Location:  London

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