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Senior Risk Analyst - Chicago

Job Level:  Professional

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  As soon as possible!
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  675

Job Purpose/Role
The Senior Risk Analyst is responsible for managing and coordinating risk management and control activities for
North America topics as well as contributing to global risk management topics. This includes but is not limited to
managing top risks, leading risk identification and assessment meetings, defining and prioritizing actions required
to mitigate risks in close collaboration with the business, and supporting the business in managing their risks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that risks are effectively managed in terms of identification, measurement, and setting of an adequate risk appetite for topics within AGCS North America region and in contribution to global risk management topics, including conducting and reviewing business areas of concern and communicating and reporting risk topics to the Head of Risk Management NA.
  • Management, monitoring and reporting of top risks, including key risk indicators and mitigation plans for identified deficiencies/gaps.
  • Active involvement in driving a strong governance process.
  • Interact with the business on risk steering topics including derivation of mitigation plans/actions.
  • Qualitative and quantitative risk management, including risk identification, risk assessment, risk analysis, and control assessment.
  • Preparation of standard and ad-hoc management reports.


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in reinsurance, Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance and/or asset management;
  • Project and team work experience in an international and dynamic environment;
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative risk management, risk controlling and risk reporting;
  • Experience in risk modeling, pricing, or underwriting, preferably in long-tail business;
  • Finance and Insurance know-how (ideally P&C), as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an insurance group (consolidation processes, legal vs management view) allowing for cross-departmental thinking and acting;
  • Quantitative financial and risk modeling know-how and skills;
  • Advanced MS Office skills;
  • Advanced analytic skills (e.g., VBA, SQL, JavaScript, Python, and R) are a plus;
  • Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g., ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in various situations;
  • Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract/ambiguous and follow through on their remediation;
  • Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively with respect to the audience/level of management (both verbally and in writing);
  • The ability to positively influence others' actions, decisions, opinions or thinking resulting in positive outcomes;
  • Ability to persuade and motivate others without direct authority;
  • Assertive, yet cooperative team player;
  • Self-Starter with a pragmatic approach and hands-on attitude;
  • Ability to deliver high-quality results on time;
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, or any other analytical science;
  • and Actuarial/Risk Management/Financial designation a plus.

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.


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.


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