Project Manager

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    ##Plan, manage and drive the success of the project/s to affect positive business outcomes.~crlf~##Align and contribute to the Project Portfolio governance standards, ensuring the project delivery follows consistent project management practices, approaches and frameworks.~crlf~##Financial control management of the project, ensuring project budgets are approved, and the project delivers the desired scope and quality within the approved budget. ~crlf~##Engage with stakeholders at all levels, including executives, managers, project teams and external vendors, suppliers and contractors.~crlf~##Ensure regular project reporting is completed accurately, providing succinct updates on the current position of the project, while identifying, assessing, and planning mitigation and corrective actions for risks and issues.~crlf~##Ensure the project design delivers harmonisation of process and products across the group, reducing or eliminating unnecessary complexity.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ##Design, plan and implement projects, with particular focus on best practice organisation change management. ~crlf~##Maintain strong control of the project aspects, including cost, time, quality, scope, risk and benefits.~crlf~##Perform all core project management activities, including financial management (budgets, forecasts, actuals and invoice management), risk management, stakeholder management, benefits management, resource management, aligned to the organisation’s governance. ~crlf~##Be the change engine for the organisation, responsible for creating the environment for change and moving the organisation from the current operating model to the target operating model. ~crlf~##Create a collaborative partnership amongst local and regional stakeholders to steer the projects to meet the strategic goals of the organisation.~crlf~##Document and maintain all relevant project artefacts to maintain the current position of the project and to evidences quality gate approvals and meet regulator requirements.~crlf~##Leverage and contribute to the standardised project delivery framework, to monitor, control and report on the end-to-end project delivery, ensuring consistent high quality outcomes.~crlf~##Support Head of Business Transformation in driving a portfolio minded culture, managing the impact of your own project delivery within the broader portfolio. ~crlf~##Stay up-to-date on the latest processes and IT advancements to automate and modernise solutions.

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Typical Minimum Experience:~crlf~##Proven experience in project management for small to medium sized projects with competing priority and disparate resourcing.~crlf~##5 years project management experience. ~crlf~##Bachelor’s degree.~crlf~ ~crlf~Required Knowledge and Skills:~crlf~##Solid negotiation skills and ability to influence stakeholders.~crlf~##Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead through others including advocacy and assertiveness with a global mindset.~crlf~##Strong focus on collaboration, team building and customer services and collaborative leadership excellence with strong senior stakeholder management capabilities.~crlf~##Ability to clearly communicate at all levels of the organization, including executive management. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Additional Skills:~crlf~##Experience in insurance domain preferred.~crlf~##Experience with continuous integration practices for speed to market is a plus.~crlf~##Working knowledge with tools such as Jira and Confluence.

  • About Allianz

    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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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.~crlf~~crlf~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 Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

    Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

##Plan, manage and drive the success of the project/s to affect positive business outcomes.~crlf~##Align and contribute to the Project Portfolio governance standards, ensuring the project delivery follows consistent project management practices, approaches and frameworks.~crlf~##Financial control management of the project, ensuring project budgets are approved, and the project delivers the desired scope and quality within the approved budget. ~crlf~##Engage with stakeholders at all levels, including executives, managers, project teams and external vendors, suppliers and contractors.~crlf~##Ensure regular project reporting is completed accurately, providing succinct updates on the current position of the project, while identifying, assessing, and planning mitigation and corrective actions for risks and issues.~crlf~##Ensure the project design delivers harmonisation of process and products across the group, reducing or eliminating unnecessary complexity.

Key Responsibilities

##Design, plan and implement projects, with particular focus on best practice organisation change management. ~crlf~##Maintain strong control of the project aspects, including cost, time, quality, scope, risk and benefits.~crlf~##Perform all core project management activities, including financial management (budgets, forecasts, actuals and invoice management), risk management, stakeholder management, benefits management, resource management, aligned to the organisation’s governance. ~crlf~##Be the change engine for the organisation, responsible for creating the environment for change and moving the organisation from the current operating model to the target operating model. ~crlf~##Create a collaborative partnership amongst local and regional stakeholders to steer the projects to meet the strategic goals of the organisation.~crlf~##Document and maintain all relevant project artefacts to maintain the current position of the project and to evidences quality gate approvals and meet regulator requirements.~crlf~##Leverage and contribute to the standardised project delivery framework, to monitor, control and report on the end-to-end project delivery, ensuring consistent high quality outcomes.~crlf~##Support Head of Business Transformation in driving a portfolio minded culture, managing the impact of your own project delivery within the broader portfolio. ~crlf~##Stay up-to-date on the latest processes and IT advancements to automate and modernise solutions.

Key Requirements/ Skills

Typical Minimum Experience:~crlf~##Proven experience in project management for small to medium sized projects with competing priority and disparate resourcing.~crlf~##5 years project management experience. ~crlf~##Bachelor’s degree.~crlf~ ~crlf~Required Knowledge and Skills:~crlf~##Solid negotiation skills and ability to influence stakeholders.~crlf~##Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead through others including advocacy and assertiveness with a global mindset.~crlf~##Strong focus on collaboration, team building and customer services and collaborative leadership excellence with strong senior stakeholder management capabilities.~crlf~##Ability to clearly communicate at all levels of the organization, including executive management. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Additional Skills:~crlf~##Experience in insurance domain preferred.~crlf~##Experience with continuous integration practices for speed to market is a plus.~crlf~##Working knowledge with tools such as Jira and Confluence.

About Allianz

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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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.~crlf~~crlf~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 Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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