Scrum Master and Project Manager

Recruiter
Allianz Global Investors GmbH, UK Branch
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Roles and Responsibilities

• IT Scrum Master and Project Manager to support AllianzGI's Investment Platform to ensure optimal service quality for AllianzGI's Investment Professionals going forward.
• Understand business requirements front-to-back from Investment and Portfolio Management teams or Operations and deliver adequate solutions by applying agile methodologies.
• Manage projects and new business activities such as future onboardings of investment products and additional funds onto the Investment platform and ensure that business requirements are covered front-to-back.
• Driving forward innovation and system harmonization considering non-functional and regulatory requirements as well the future technology architecture.
• Engage with internal clients and users of IT to ensure their requirements are understood and adequately supported.
• Support international projects and 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.

Experience and Knowledge

• University degree in Computer Science/Math/Science/Engineering/Business Administration.
• Passionate about financial markets and interest in technology
• Previous work experience in the financial industry.
• Experience in project management, agile methodologies and solution design.
• Broad understanding of data models and SQL knowledge.
• Ideally experience with outsourcing of business processes and cloud-computing and other sourcing models.
• Ability to work in a dynamic, very international and culturally sensitive environment.
• Willingness to travel.
• Excellent communication skills in English. Additional German and/or French language skills would be helpful.