Business Architect (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Our vision at AGCS is to plan and lead high quality business transformation outcomes to be the benchmark in Corporate, Specialty and Risk Management solutions. ~crlf~ ~crlf~You will be part of a global team and provide expert business consultation to domain stakeholders in defining and designing business processes, functions and organisational structures. Your responsibilities also include to guide Business Analysts and work collaboratively with Strategic and IT Enterprise Architecture in ensuring that solution requirements are strategically oriented so as to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall AGCS landscape

##Contribute to the delivery of complex projects. This includes e.g. consulting with competency centres and domains to ensure business requirements meet both target architecture standards and ability to re-use digital assets but also meet global and local business requirements.~crlf~##Participate in overall enterprise architecture development, including business architecture, information architecture, application portfolio and supporting technical architecture.~crlf~##Participate in enterprise strategy development by supporting Proof of Concepts, Segment and country analysis, opportunity identification, value cases and business innovation reviews.~crlf~##Align and collaborate with other CxO Governance functions to remain apprised of project status, and ensure alignment of design decisions.~crlf~##Engage in best practice sharing and facilitate development of cross-domain solutions that combine knowledge of particular business processes and issues, general technological options, and process facilitation techniques.~crlf~##Steer and/or manage project teams as part of business led initiatives as well as BT programs/projects. Manage the expectations of the team and accompany them through the project and ensure quality in each step.~crlf~##Manage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. ~crlf~##Be the champions for Business Solutions & Architecture in your local country and elsewhere and work with BT colleagues and/or other stakeholders to determine global and local communication requirements and develop relevant materials as needed. ~crlf~

##You have 5 to 7 years’ experience in insurance ~crlf~##You have 5 years’ experience in project management, ranging from individual tasks to large complex projects ~crlf~##You understand IT architecture, business architecture frameworks and capability modelling~crlf~##You embrace agile working and engage in constant learning, to adapt to internal and external customer needs~crlf~##Consulting skills: relationship management, customer satisfaction, understand customer needs, build CBA & Business Case, facilitation, consult business.~crlf~##Insurance business experience and knowledge of AGCS’ existing process landscape~crlf~##Able to build and maintain positive relationships and work collaboratively in a team ~crlf~##Ability to lead people of different cultures directly and indirectly~crlf~##Strong communication, motivational and problem solving skills~crlf~##English (Fluent – able to negotiate); Local / other language (Basic)~crlf~

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 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 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~AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.~crlf~~crlf~If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at

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