Frequently Asked Questions

Technical Support

1. What can I do if I cannot set my password?

Please make sure your password matches with the following requirements: 

  • Password must be at least 8 characters long.
  • Password must not be longer than 18 characters.
  • Password must contain at least one upper case and one lower case letter.
  • Password must contain at least one number or punctuation character.
  • Password must not contain spaces or unicode characters.

You will be asked during the account creation process to retype your password. Please ensure that you are entering the same password twice. Our system will show an error message if the chosen password does not fulfil the requirements or does not match.  

2. What if I forgot my password?

Before logging in you can click on “Forgot your password?” and reset it by entering the email address you used during the initial account creation process. If an account matches the information you entered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to reset it. The link is only valid for 24 hours.  If you do not receive an email then no matching account was found for the email address you provided. In this case, please create a new candidate account. 

3. How can I change my password?

If you are logged into your candidate profile, you can navigate to the top right bar and under the menu point “Options > Settings” you can change your current password. 

4. What if my application documents cannot be uploaded?

Please check if the files you are trying to upload match the following file types:  DOCX, PDF, Image and text files. MSG, PPT and XLS files are not allowed. The maximum allowed file size is 10.000 kilobytes. You can upload your documents from your local drive, your personal Dropbox folder or sign in with Google.

5. How can I change the job alerts I am receiving to my email address?

Once you are logged into your candidate profile you can navigate to the top right bar and under the menu point “Options > Job Alerts” you will see all job alerts that you have created so far. You can change the frequency, delete the job alert or create a new job alert based on your search criteria. You can also deactivate the notifications by unticking the box “Receive new job posting notifications”.

6. How can I delete my candidate profile?

Once you are logged into your candidate profile, you can navigate to the top right bar and under the menu point “Options > Settings” you can delete your candidate profile. 

7. Who should I contact if I cannot find the answer?

In case you could not find the answer here, please feel free to reach us via email: careers@allianz.com

8. What happens if I applied via the Allianz Group legacy recruitment system?

In case you have applied via Allianz Group legacy recruitment system, please scroll down to the end of the page to review the respective FAQ.

Candidate Profile

1. What are the requirements for creating a candidate profile?

To create a candidate profile you must provide: 

  • Email address
  • Password
  • First Name 
  • Last Name
  • Country of Residence
  • Passcode

The passcode will be sent to your email address and will be needed to verify your account. The passcode is only valid for 10 minutes. In case you did not receive the passcode, please check your spam folder or trigger it again. Please note the passcode remains the same. 

2. Why should I create a candidate profile?

With a candidate profile you can make full use of the functionalities of our recruitment systems: 

  • Apply to vacant job opportunities
  • Manage your applications
  • Track the status of your application 
  • Create and manage your job alerts 
  • Save jobs to your account
  • Adjust your search and privacy options 

3. What are the password requirements for creating a candidate profile?

Please make sure your password matches with the following requirements: 

  • Password must be at least 8 characters long.
  • Password must not be longer than 18 characters.
  • Password must contain at least one upper case and one lower case letter.
  • Password must contain at least one number or punctuation character.
  • Password must not contain spaces or unicode characters.

You will be asked during the account creation process to retype your password. Please ensure that you are entering the same password twice. Our system will show an error message if the chosen password does not fulfil the requirements or does not match.  

4. How can I delete my candidate profile?

If you are logged into your candidate profile you can navigate to the top right bar and under the menu point “Options > Settings” you can delete your candidate profile.

5. Can I upload different documents per application in my candidate profile?

Yes, of course. In case you want to upload different documents per application you can do so. Please be aware that always the latest uploaded Resume/CV will be shown in your candidate profile. In case you have uploaded job specific ones, you can view and edit them under the “Job Applied” section of your profile.

6. Can I make my candidate profile visible to Allianz Group recruiters in order to allow them to reach out to me?

Yes, of course. During the account creation process you can decide if you want to make your profile visible to Allianz Group recruiters and choose from the following options: 

  • Make your profile visible to any recruiter worldwide 
  • Make your profile visible to any recruiter in your country of residence 
  • Only to recruiters managing the jobs you applied to 

Also, within your candidate profile you can change your setting at any time. 

Application

1. How long does it take to complete the online application?

You will need approximately 10 to 15 minutes to create an account, fill in the application form and submit your application. Ideally, you should have your resume on hand before starting your application. 

2. Why should I apply via the Allianz Group recruitment system?

Applying via our recruitment system has several advantages for you as a candidate: 

  • Your application can be processed quickly and reliable. 
  • Your application will reach directly the responsible recruiters. 
  • You will receive a prompt confirmation email after you have successfully applied. 
  • You will receive constant updated about the progress of your application. 
  • You can check the status of your application in your candidate profile at any time. 

3. How can I track of my application?

Please login to your personal candidate profile. You will be seeing the status of your applications under the section “Jobs Applied”. We will also keep you informed via email. 

4. Can I apply for different vacancies with my candidate profile?

Of course, you can apply for different vacancies with your profile. Select the job that suits you best and click on “Apply now”. You will be asked to sign in or if you haven’t done so already you will be asked to create a candidate profile. Please upload the required documents, fill in your profile information and provide the job-specific information. In case you want to apply for different positions with different documents (e.g. adjust your Resume/ CV per position) you can also do so. Please be aware that always the latest uploaded Resume/CV will be shown in your candidate profile and the job specific Resume/ CV under the “Job Applied” section of your profile.

5. What can I do if I do not find the right job?

If there are currently no vacant positions based on your search criteria in our global job market, you can make use of our job alert functionality. We will be sending you an email with the most recent jobs based on your criteria.

6. How soon do I hear back after applying?

As soon as you applied via our online application system at Allianz Group you will receive a confirmation email sent out automatically from our system. In the following days you can easily track the current status of your application(s) in your candidate profile. Usually our recruiters will contact you within two weeks after applying in order to discuss further details of the application and selection process. If your profile does not fit the job you applied for, we will also contact you personally - either via mail or by telephone.

Interview Preparation

1. How can I prepare for an interview?

You can train your interview skills with our Google Voice Assistant on your smartphone or on your Google Home device. Just let Google Assistant know: “Hey Google, I want to talk to Allianz careers!”. The friendly voice will help you to learn more about our company values, Allianz facts & figures, and our recruitment process. It is even possible to ask for interview tips and simulate an interview by answering real interview questions – your interview preparation has never been easier. The voice assistant is available in English and German. 

2. Can I talk to Allianz employees to get insights before applying?

Yes, you can. Before applying, you might have lots of questions. It has never been easier to get them answered prior to any application process. Just ask our colleagues from various business divisions. 

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Career Development & Benefits

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Allianz Group legacy recruitment system

We launched our new Allianz application system. Please find our FAQ below.

1. Where can I find latest job offers and apply?

Please visit careers.allianz.com where you will find our latest job offers. Click the “apply now” button to start the application process. Note: Since Oct 29, 2021, you won’t find new job offers on jobs.allianz.com anymore as this website will be decommissioned soon.

2. Why can’t I log in to my profile?

On October 29, 2021 we launched a new application system. Accounts and corresponding login credential information have not been transferred to the new system. We invite you to set up a new candidate profile at careers.allianz.com (also check our technical support section). If you had created a profile in our legacy application system (earlier than Oct 29, 2021) on jobs.allianz.com, note that your login credentials are not valid on careers.allianz.com and that your account might have been locked due to the system switch. Only applicants who are currently involved in an application process can access their profile on jobs.allianz.com.

3. What happened to my candidate profile that I had created?

We are decommissioning our legacy application system on jobs.allianz.com. No data has been transferred automatically to our new system.

  •  If you haven’t applied before Oct 28, 2021, your profile on our legacy system jobs.allianz.com will be locked and cannot be accessed anymore. All locked profiles will be deleted according to our Privacy Notice and no later than March 31, 2021.
  • If you have applied before Oct 29, 2021 and the recruiting process is still ongoing, your profile and application data on jobs.allianz.com will be accessible to you until the recruiting process is completed. After that, your profile will be locked and all of your data will be deleted according to our Privacy Notice.

 

We invite you to create a new profile in our new application system at careers.allianz.com to manage job alerts and applications.

4. Where can I access my application? I can’t find my application that I have submitted.

If you have applied before Oct 29, 2021, please login to our legacy application system on jobs.allianz.com to review your recent applications. If you have applied on Oct 29, 2021 or later, please check your candidate profile on careers.allianz.com.

5. Why don’t I receive job alerts anymore?

On October 29, 2021, we have decommissioned this service of our legacy application system jobs.allianz.com. You can set up new job alerts by creating a new candidate profile on careers.allianz.com. Therefore, please navigate to “options” and make your choice under the menu point “Job Alerts”.