Regional Practice Leader - Allianz Multinational, Asia Pacific

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    At the core of Allianz Multinational is the concept of a centrally coordinated International Insurance Program (IIP). ~crlf~We are looking for a Regional Practice Leader based in Singapore to drive an International Insurance Solutions(IIS) structure that will facilitate "best in market" delivery of IIS within Asia Pacific. This individual is required to provide expert and coordination support, market and help grow lead International Insurance Program (IIP) business within Asia Pacific. In addition, facilitate onboarding of clients onto myAGCS.com and establish direct client connections that enable us to drive improvement to the IIS proposition.~crlf~ ~crlf~Future Challenges:~crlf~##Enabling IIS for new lines and sub-Lobs. ##Participating and driving global IIS projects as defined on a yearly basis.

  • Key Responsibilities

    International Insurance Solutions Management~crlf~##Implement an overarching strategy for the International Insurance Solutions function within Asia Pacific.~crlf~##Maintain agreed service levels with a focus on performance, response, cost, quality. ~crlf~##Create and maintain a "best in market" cross functional team at local level with IIS expertise, provide training as needed. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Product~crlf~##Provide technical support that will drive optimized IIS service delivery within assigned country by working closely with our product and service areas.~crlf~##Work closely with regional Lines of Business Heads in addressing issues related to IIS and IIP delivery in country. ~crlf~##Supervise and manage network partners (both Allianz and third party) assigned to you in line with our framework and to ensure performance and quality of services delivered. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Marketing and IIP Growth~crlf~##Work with all functions responsible in the sale, delivery and service of the IIS product by providing technical support in an effort to increase our fronting relationships in assigned country.~crlf~##Participate in road shows and marketing events in an effort to promote our organizations global capabilities and the IIS product range. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Change Management and Communication ~crlf~##Lead the communication on ongoing IIS development and strategy within Asia Pacific.~crlf~##Clearly align regional roles and responsibilities to the global agreed model.~crlf~##Lead key local projects that have a great influence on the IIS unit and activities. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Process Management & Metrics~crlf~##Work directly with the Operation Global Clients Unit (GCU) in the implementation and broadcasting of IIP measurements, KPIs and SLAs in an effort to measure, steer and improve business within the multinational account segment and on regional level.

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Type of Experience:~crlf~##Experience in International Insurance Programs~crlf~##Strong insurance and underwriting knowledge and client/broker market experience~crlf~##Experience of leading local or global functional area(s) with a proven track record of success~crlf~##Experience of leading initiatives across local area(s) with a proven track record of success~crlf~##Proven experience of working internationally across cultures~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical Skills:~crlf~##IT knowledge regarding requirements development~crlf~##Finance and Reporting: cost management and KPI understanding~crlf~##Project management, change management, analytical and process review capabilities~crlf~ ~crlf~General Skills:~crlf~##Communication & Presentation: ability to express ideas and messages clearly to staff at all levels and to Main Board, both written and verbally~crlf~##Ability to manage and foster relationships internationally and cross culturally~crlf~##Strong analytical capabilities and workflow management~crlf~##Ability to work across functional areas~crlf~ ~crlf~Education/Certification~crlf~##Degree (preferably in business administration, engineering, economics, finance, mathematics or law ) or equivalent trade qualification~crlf~ ~crlf~Languages:~crlf~##English - Fluent (able to negotiate)

  • 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

At the core of Allianz Multinational is the concept of a centrally coordinated International Insurance Program (IIP). ~crlf~We are looking for a Regional Practice Leader based in Singapore to drive an International Insurance Solutions(IIS) structure that will facilitate "best in market" delivery of IIS within Asia Pacific. This individual is required to provide expert and coordination support, market and help grow lead International Insurance Program (IIP) business within Asia Pacific. In addition, facilitate onboarding of clients onto myAGCS.com and establish direct client connections that enable us to drive improvement to the IIS proposition.~crlf~ ~crlf~Future Challenges:~crlf~##Enabling IIS for new lines and sub-Lobs. ##Participating and driving global IIS projects as defined on a yearly basis.

Key Responsibilities

International Insurance Solutions Management~crlf~##Implement an overarching strategy for the International Insurance Solutions function within Asia Pacific.~crlf~##Maintain agreed service levels with a focus on performance, response, cost, quality. ~crlf~##Create and maintain a "best in market" cross functional team at local level with IIS expertise, provide training as needed. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Product~crlf~##Provide technical support that will drive optimized IIS service delivery within assigned country by working closely with our product and service areas.~crlf~##Work closely with regional Lines of Business Heads in addressing issues related to IIS and IIP delivery in country. ~crlf~##Supervise and manage network partners (both Allianz and third party) assigned to you in line with our framework and to ensure performance and quality of services delivered. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Marketing and IIP Growth~crlf~##Work with all functions responsible in the sale, delivery and service of the IIS product by providing technical support in an effort to increase our fronting relationships in assigned country.~crlf~##Participate in road shows and marketing events in an effort to promote our organizations global capabilities and the IIS product range. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Change Management and Communication ~crlf~##Lead the communication on ongoing IIS development and strategy within Asia Pacific.~crlf~##Clearly align regional roles and responsibilities to the global agreed model.~crlf~##Lead key local projects that have a great influence on the IIS unit and activities. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Process Management & Metrics~crlf~##Work directly with the Operation Global Clients Unit (GCU) in the implementation and broadcasting of IIP measurements, KPIs and SLAs in an effort to measure, steer and improve business within the multinational account segment and on regional level.

Key Requirements/ Skills

Type of Experience:~crlf~##Experience in International Insurance Programs~crlf~##Strong insurance and underwriting knowledge and client/broker market experience~crlf~##Experience of leading local or global functional area(s) with a proven track record of success~crlf~##Experience of leading initiatives across local area(s) with a proven track record of success~crlf~##Proven experience of working internationally across cultures~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical Skills:~crlf~##IT knowledge regarding requirements development~crlf~##Finance and Reporting: cost management and KPI understanding~crlf~##Project management, change management, analytical and process review capabilities~crlf~ ~crlf~General Skills:~crlf~##Communication & Presentation: ability to express ideas and messages clearly to staff at all levels and to Main Board, both written and verbally~crlf~##Ability to manage and foster relationships internationally and cross culturally~crlf~##Strong analytical capabilities and workflow management~crlf~##Ability to work across functional areas~crlf~ ~crlf~Education/Certification~crlf~##Degree (preferably in business administration, engineering, economics, finance, mathematics or law ) or equivalent trade qualification~crlf~ ~crlf~Languages:~crlf~##English - Fluent (able to negotiate)

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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