Senior Product Manager (m/f/d) based in Munich

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

We are looking for two Senior Product Managers (m/w/d) to join Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in Munich. In this role, you will take total accountability for planning, structuring, leading and executing global projects of high risk and complexity. You will ensure that the alignment of the three organizational elements Corporate Strategy, Delivery of the mechanisms for change and a Business as usual environment is maintained. You will also be responsible for managing the project team consisting of workstream management and support staff.

In this role you will…~crlf~ ~crlf~##Be responsible for overall Program Scope Management: whilst the individual project and agile teams will manage the respective scope of an individual project/product you will be wholly responsible for the adherence to the overall plan, SOW and other associated documentation. You will have an up to date working knowledge of the program and its capability, to be a focal point for the facilitation of reference and information.~crlf~##Actively manage the project performances to ensure initiatives and supporting workstreams together with enabling projects are delivered and to escalate appropriately the situation if progress is delayed. ~crlf~##Maintain knowledge in all areas of the program/projects includes processes that are required to ensure all components are coordinated. You will use a high quality of PM methodology and constantly drive more methodology improvements in alignment with PMLC. ~crlf~##Manage the projects budget, monitor the costs against delivered and realized benefits as the project progresses. You will identify, analyze and interpret relevant global and local activity data in order to define, challenge and secure best practice underpins the project.~crlf~##Ensure early engagement with stakeholders and manage this engagement throughout the project. You will develop and positively influence key, strategic position holders across locations and functions.~crlf~##Ensure provision of timely and transparent project information to provide the Program Sponsor, the Board and GPSG, project sponsors and other stakeholders with accurate decision support material (progress reports).~crlf~##Be responsible for directing and leading initiatives and supporting workstreams that will support the delivery of this project ensure adherence to Portfolio Governance and control. You will proactively ensure adherence to the relevant project management methodologies (waterfall and agile).~crlf~##Support the project governance process and drive process optimization.~crlf~##Ensure compliance to IT Strategy, IT Standards & Guidelines, IT Functional Rules to safeguard project outcomes towards compliance and operability in BAU.~crlf~##Support the project governance process and drive process optimization. ~crlf~##Ensure State-of-the-Art Technologies by aligning with the respective innovation drivers within and outside the company (e.g. providers, internal Subject Matter Experts).~crlf~

##Degree in discipline such as Business Administration or IT or qualified by experience in a related discipline~crlf~##5 to 7 years of experience in a similar role~crlf~##About 7 years of experience in Project Management~crlf~##Working experience in the insurance industry~crlf~##Cross-cultural and international work experience~crlf~##Strong business skills with an ability to break complex subjects into manageable pieces; determine status quo, business requirements, target and course of action~crlf~##Excellent Project Management skills from individual task management to ability to manage large complex projects~crlf~##Strong Change Management skills, including stakeholder management, change curve, communication~crlf~##Excellent Consulting skills including relationship management, customer satisfaction, understand customer needs, build CBA & Business Case, facilitation~crlf~##Strong communication and presentation skills as well as inquiry skills, constructive feedback and conflict resolution~crlf~##Advanced leadership and decision making skills~crlf~##Skills and experience in cross-cultural and cross-functional collaboration~crlf~##Excellent intercultural skills to be able to work in an international environment~crlf~##Fluent English is required, German skills would be a plus~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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