Cloud Project Manager

Allianz Technology SE

Our Mission at Allianz Technology is Leading IT with you! ~crlf~~crlf~Leading IT means shaping the IT agenda of Allianz, providing leading IT solutions to Allianz and showing the confidence to lead... with you. ~crlf~~crlf~Be the IT provider of the Allianz Group to run, optimize, transform and innovate infrastructure, applications and services together with organizational entities to co-create the best customer experience. ~crlf~~crlf~Central Functions (CF) is responsible for operating, optimizing, transforming and innovating the application portfolio for cross-industry IT disciplines and the Allianz Group's central functions. CF is responsible for several key functions including: A.I., Accounting, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Risk, Robotics and Treasury. ~crlf~~crlf~In addition, there is the Central Function Architecture team which maintains the Allianz SE and Allianz Technology view, with the primary objective to ensure that the Central Functions technology landscape is aligned to the strategic, operational and tactical goals of the organization focusing on four main areas: Strategy, Governance, Enablement and Transformation.~crlf~~crlf~As part of Allianz Group’s cloud strategy, Allianz Technology is actively transforming its applications to the cloud, in addition to other ongoing initiatives. This role will work with the IT Function architects and project teams to enable the planning, alignment and orchestration of Cloud Transformation strategic projects (e.g. Be Bold Cloud Initiative) from the IT Function architecture perspective as well as help define functional approaches for Strategy, Governance and Transformation.

• Support enterprise strategy, through setting up, driving and tracking group-wide cloud transformation program in close collaboration with stakeholders.~crlf~• Responsible for close alignment with the division, application and cloud architects regarding transformation roadmaps.~crlf~• Coordination of cloud architects enabling Service Teams to start their journey to public cloud (AWS / MS Azure).~crlf~• Support project teams by facilitating definition of target architecture, plan, timing, costs, risk and deliverables for cloudification as well as alignments with external partner companies.~crlf~• Definition of overarching reporting standards and KPI’s and proactively monitoring of progress to ensure the big picture view from a status and reporting perspective across the strategic program. ~crlf~• Regular preparation of steering committee and communication with stakeholders, Senior Management, and Service Teams.~crlf~• Management of overarching program risks and impediments including definition and monitoring of mitigation actions and escalation on Senior Management level, if required.~crlf~• Identify dependencies and impacts with other ongoing initiatives and propose adequate solutions.~crlf~• Support teams with ad-hoc requests from management and stakeholders, related to cloud architecture topics.~crlf~• Budget controlling for core team and regular financial reporting.~crlf~• Ensuring adequate documentation of deliverables.~crlf~~crlf~

• At least five years of experience in leading teams or projects with a strong focus on architecture or transformation projects.~crlf~• Great knowledge about different project management approaches, partly with a deep understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, SAFe, LeSS,, etc).~crlf~• Project Management Certification (PMP, Prince2, etc.) nice to have.~crlf~• Proven track record within the financial (regulated) industry, an agile mindset and you are customer and service oriented. ~crlf~• Sound experience in stakeholder management and communication within large, international IT programs.~crlf~• Strong IT-affinity, particularly a fundamental understanding of Cloud Computing on Azure, AWS and Hybrid offerings~crlf~• Experience with cost benefit analysis for cloud migrations from a technical and financial perspective.~crlf~• Team player who can collaborate with cross-functional teams and a hands-on mentality ~crlf~• Fluent English skills, both verbal and written. ~crlf~~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.

At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.~crlf~~crlf~


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