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Senior Manager EU Affairs in the Allianz European Affairs Office in Brussels (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Management

Brussels, BE, 1040

Due Date:  asap
Area of Expertise:  Legal & Compliance
Unit:  Allianz SE
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2818

Job purpose / Role 

Allianz SE is seeking applicants to fill the position of the Senior Manager EU Affairs in the Allianz European Affairs Office in Brussels, Belgium. The role of the European Affairs Office is to strengthen Allianz’s presence and advocacy in Brussels. Consequently, the Senior Manager EU Affairs conveys Allianz Group’s voice into the policy debate and legislative process. This is being done by leveraging on a deep understanding of content matters, key legislative processes, and the entire dynamic of political advocacy and consensus building processes.
The Senior Manager EU Affairs reports directly to the Head of the Allianz European Affairs Office.


Key responsibilities

The Senior Manager EU Affairs in Brussels will be responsible, under the guidance of the Head of the Allianz European Affairs Office, for the following main tasks:
- Monitoring EU regulatory and policy developments and identifying upcoming issues of relevance to Allianz, gathering useful political intelligence and fostering the awareness and stance of Allianz’s policy views
- Providing timely, effective and well-reasoned technical and political advice
- Closely cooperating with Allianz business areas and facilitating appropriate information-sharing and synergies
- Maintaining and extending an established well-routed network with relevant counterparts in EU institutions, bodies and fora, in private sector associations, organizations and think tanks, and in the
Financial Services area
- Bringing the Allianz voice to the EU policy debate, also by attending selected official meetings and events in Brussels on behalf of Allianz

- Location: Brussels



Applicants must have the following knowledge and competencies:
- Proven excellence in establishing and maintaining working relationships both with internal and externalcounterparts, including a strong existing and well-routed network with relevant stakeholders in the EU capital
- Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with a broad and effective knowledge of the functioning of EU institutions and the EU’s institutional set-up, preferably gained from field experience
- Professional experience in the Financial Services area, in particular Insurance and/or Asset Management                                                                                                                                                        - University level education, preferably a master’s degree in economics, business administration, political science or law; a thorough understanding of economics is a strong asset


Experience & Key skills
- Strong ability to acquire, structure and present political intelligence of relevance to Allianz, gathered through a variety of innovative and established channels, both formal and informal
- Proven ability to multi-task and problem solving, decision making combined with capacity to take the initiative as well as to work independently and as a team player
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, multicultural awareness and confidence in interacting in international settings
- Excellent communication skills and experience in contributing to the policy debate in circles and meetings

- Excellent command of written English, ideally also German. A working knowledge of French would be an asset


Additional Information
We offer: Career development programs, Workwell@AllianzSE, Flexible working arrangements

We kindly ask you to provide us information on your salary expectations in your motivation letter.

The place of work will be Brussels and the contract will be governed by Belgian law.

Senior Recruiter: Ms. Sabrina DiClemente: +49 (0)89 3800- 69518  
Please submit your applications only via our online tool


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. 
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.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
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Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company encourages its employees to have motivation in gaining varied skills from different positions and to collect experiences from across Allianz Group.