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Senior Corporate Compliance Manager

Job Level:  Professional

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Legal & Compliance
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  619

Job Purpose/Role
The Senior Compliance Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating multiple areas of compliance.
These include, but are not limited to:


  • Approving exceptions to company policy for assigned areas and within assigned guidelines;
  • Assisting in developing compliance strategies to maximize revenues and mitigate risk;
  • Leading cross functional teams in large projects affecting the enterprise to assure compliance with specific policy or procedural requirements;
  • Interpreting regulatory changes and developing enterprise communications, including internal and external audiences and presentations and strategy documents; and
  • Acting as a "Global Owner" of specific compliance topics, providing direction and support across all of AGCS.


Key Responsibilities

  • Review regulatory requirements and develop revisions or create policies, procedures and communications to assure awareness and compliance across the 51 jurisdictions in the US and Canada provenances.
  • Develop on-line and in-person training materials and tools for all assigned areas of compliance.
  • Provide overall compliance review and signoff on key business requests, policy exceptions, etc.
  • Provide guidance to the business on compliance topics that have a major impact on the ability to write business, including Economic Sanctions approval, Vendor Integrity Screening, Program/Facilities review and approval, etc.
  • Conduct holistic AGCS NA Risk Assessments as required by Global and Allianz SE.
  • Integrate findings into the overall AGCS results working with key areas of AGCS.Work directly with LOB owners and Risk areas to define and address identified mitigation and reporting activities.
  • Manage Compliance topics across all of AGCS as a "Global Topic Owner."
  • Annually review topics to determine any worldwide regulatory changes or Allianz SE changes that need to be incorporated into the AGCS Standard, Functional Rules, etc.
  • Prepare communications, training updates, and Allianz Connect materials in support of the topic.
  • Provide guidance and respond to requests from all areas of AGCS not just AGCS NA.Conduct Peer Reviews of other AGCS locations regarding compliance activities, managing Allianz required maturity model reviews of assigned compliance topics for AGCS NA.
  • Conduct spot checks of LOB activities including accounting red flags, Facilities/Program business and new product development.


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Experience reading and interpret laws/regulations;
  • Ability to review and interpret contracts;Ability to translate legal requirements into policy, procedural and training requirements for the general population;
  • Project Management skills and the ability to coordinate efforts within a designated timeframe;
  • Ability to persuade and motivate others to act, without executive authority;
  • Ability to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally;
  • Ability to analyze highly complex data, from multiple sources, in detail;
  • Identify and resolve issues before they transpire;
  • Ability to use general office application tools (e.g., Power Point, Excel, and Word; and
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and/or Paralegal or Audit certification.


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.


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.


For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago