Junior Investment Manager

02/04/2020
SEDE LAVORO
Milano
CONTRATTO
Non specificato
AREA D'INSERIMENTO
Non specificato
SETTORE
Non specificato

JOB PURPOSE/ROLE
As an investment professional and a member of our team at AIM (Allianz Investment Management) you will analyze, monitor and contribute to steering the EUR 70bn investment portfolios of Allianz Spa, which is one flagship carrier of the Allianz Group's global insurance business. You will be in charge of different investment topics across the overall portfolio and you will participate in the investment steering. To this end, you will work together with different areas of expertise, spanning from actuaries, investment managers and risk- as well as finance controllers, located both locally and abroad.

In your position you will be involved in developing and implementing strategic investment decisions based on quantitative modelling and a deep understanding of the interaction between our insurance product liabilities and the portfolio of assets covering them. You will derive recommendations for the Strategic Asset Allocation based on Asset-Liability Management (ALM) methods and tools, and you will analyze their implications in terms of investment risks in the Solvency II framework.

KEY RESPONSABILITIES
In particular, your tasks will comprise:
- Optimization of the Strategic Asset Allocation for the investment
portfolios based on Asset-Liability Management (ALM) tools and within the boundaries of the Solvency II framework
- Risk-factor decomposition of the investment portfolios and identification of possible levers for their ongoing optimization
- What-if strategic analysis, with reference to Assets and/or Liability solutions and related economic impacts
Analysis of investment proposals for the top management with regard to their ALM fit
- Monitoring of the implementation of the approved Asset Allocation and steering of the investment portfolios from an ALM perspective
Further development of proprietary ALM and investment risk management tools
- Support to the assessment and/or development of new Traditional Life product concepts, with a special focus on their sustainability from an ALM perspective, including liaising with the Risk and Actuarial Departments
- Cooperation with the Global Expert Teams for ALM and Risk within the AIM global network

KEY REQUIREMENTS /SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
Qualifications:
- Master's degree in quantitative subjects, preferably Finance, Economics, Financial Engineering or Actuarial Science
- Further qualifications (e.g. PhD, CFA, MBA) beneficial - Eagerness to learn and interest to work in the Finance / Investment area, with focus on both financial / risk modelling and capital markets - Up to 2-3 years working experience, ideally in the Finance / Investment area, appreciated
- Fluent Italian and English written and spoken; knowledge of other languages is a plus - Deep knowledge of the Microsoft Office Tools (esp. mastery of Excel and PowerPoint); good IT skills
- Working knowledge of the Bloomberg software and knowledge of programming languages are a plus
- Entrepreneurship attitude, orientation towards technical excellence, along with strong problem-solving capabilities
- Strong team player attitude, including ability to work in flexible teams and to establish a constructive working climate
- Ability to work independently, to deal with separate work-streams at the same time and to drive (cross-functional) projects involving different local and/or international interfaces
- Outstanding communication and presentation skills

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