Offers “Allianz”

27 days agoAllianz

Vendor Manager (m/f/d), Private Markets Operations

  • Frankfurt, GERMANY
  • Sales

Job description

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

At Allianz Capital Partners 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

 

We are looking for you! To support the growth of our Private Markets Platform, we are seeking to recruit a Vendor Manager (f/m/d) to strengthen our Private Markets Operations team in Frankfurt or Luxembourg with immediate effect. This position combines a broad range of responsibilities and focuses on the business line of all Private Markets assets managed and administered by Allianz Capital Partners globally.

 

You will become part of the Private Markets Buildout Team and report into our Head of Private Markets Operations. You will join an experienced team of experts in an international environment.

 

 

What you will do

 

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Maintain and steer the relationship with all main service providers for our fund activities and connected services

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This includes vendors on fund accounting, transfer agency, fund audit, loan administration, taxation etc.

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Organize, prepare, host and document regular service review meetings with vendors

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Track status and (if required) coordinate change requests with vendors

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Maintain database with all vendors incl. tracking of budget and spent figures

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Central point of contact for risk assessments on service providers including one-off and annually recurring outsourcing notification tasks and interaction with Regulator(s)

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Conduct regular (on site) due diligence visits and vendors

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Main contact for and orchestration of due diligence from third parties on Allianz Capital Partners

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Monitor vendor deliverables and obligations proactively, including negotiation of contracts and discussions on service quality / incident mitigation

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Contact point for vendor related projects and audit

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Verify supplier charges and support reporting as well as budgeting

 

 

What you bring

 

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University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or a comparable degree program

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A minimum of two years of professional experience in the area of vendor management or related role

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Familiarity with Vendor & Contract Management practices

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Exposure to international outsourcing partners

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Familiarity with finance/investment industry or IT industry, Asset Management is a plus

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Strong interpersonal skills

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Detail-oriented and organized

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Effective communication and problem-solving abilities

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Certifications: ITIL Foundation, Prince2 Foundation, Six Sigma or IACCM (preferred)

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Excellent MS Office skills, especially in Excel and PowerPoint and openness to new digital solutions and first experience in tools such as PowerBI is a plus

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Strong analytical skills and a structured, independent working style

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A high level of motivation, excellent communication skills, strong team spirit and willingness to take on responsibility

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Fluent written and oral English required, working knowledge of German a plus 

 

 

What we offer   

 

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Flexible working from home & abroad (hybrid mode/ flexible working hours & occasional cross-border remote work) 

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Access to pension/ savings plans 

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Company shares purchasing plan 

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Mental health and wellbeing programmes 

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Development opportunities at both AllianzGI & Allianz Group 

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Web shop discounts 

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Onboarding training/continuous learning

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… and so much more!

 

About Allianz Global Investors

 

Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

 

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

 

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.

 

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, we are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Great to have you on board.

 

If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. Join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position! If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to  recruiting@allianzgi.com

 

 

 

To Recruitment Agencies:

 

Allianz Global Investors has an in-house recruitment team that sources great candidates directly. Therefore, Allianz Global Investors does not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters.

 

When we do work with recruitment agencies, that engagement is formalized by a contract. Fees will only be paid when there is a contract in place.

 

Without a contract in place, we will not accept invoices on unsolicited resumes, even if the candidate was ultimately employed by Allianz Global Investors.

 

Finally, please do not contact hiring managers directly.

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