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Principal Consultant

Job Level:  Professional

SG, 068897

Due Date:  30/06/2022
Area of Expertise:  Inhouse Consulting
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2409

Allianz Consulting was established in 2004 as the internal consulting division of the Allianz Group. Our vision is to be the consulting partner of choice for Allianz Group core segments. Our experienced consulting teams support all Allianz operating entities worldwide in planning and implementing their local key strategic projects. Our consulting services focus on our clients' needs ranging from strategy, market management, sales and distribution, IT, organization, claims and operations to central functions and agile. We bring deep, industrial and functional expertise to fulfill our clients’ requirements and support the overall vision of the Allianz Group. Joining Allianz Consulting means working in a fully international environment alongside other talented people who enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences, having increased personal responsibilities and working under a flat management hierarchy. Allianz Consulting has a reputation for focusing on growing its talent and on-the-job training from the very first day to ensure strong career development and preparation for future opportunities within the Allianz Group.

Job Role

As principal consultant, you will be a topic expert in specific areas and lead project teams. You will drive the delivery of small to mid-sized projects by driving content delivery, managing the output of other consultants in the team as well as managing the client relationship. You will also assist engagement managers and partners in identifying business development opportunities and pitching for new projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality consulting services to clients individually and through managing of project teams. Manage client relationships in small to mid sized projects. Assist engagement managers and partners in business development.

Main Tasks

  • Ensure high quality and timely delivery projects through individual contribution (e.g. driving analysis, project management, developing recommendations) and the managing of small project teams (e.g. delegation of tasks, mentoring of junior consultants)
  • Manage the relationship with the client to ensure the meeting of expectations and allow for future business development
  • Develop personal knowledge in key topics and be recognized as a subject matter expert by organizational peers and leaders
  • Support business development efforts by building relationships across the organization and helping with pitches


Key Requirements/ Skills/ Experience

  • 4 or more years of relevant experience in the consulting, insurance or asset management industries
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to work well with both junior team members and senior organizational leaders
  • International working experience – able to navigate different working cultures
  • Strong project management experience
  • Experience in leading small teams

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Undergraduate University Degree or a comparable professional experience
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Second language would be an advantage.
  • Strong insurance, asset management business knowledge or extensive knowledge in an adequate business area

Technical/ Functional Skills

  • Consulting Skills
  • Methodological & Conceptual Skills
  • Moderation & Presentation
  • Customer Insights
  • Economical / Business Knowledge
  • Knowledge of existing processes
  • Language Skills
  • Process Management
  • Project Management