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Senior Workplace Manager

Job Level:  Management

Guildford, ENG, GB, GU1 1DB

Due Date:  6/17/2022
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working due to Covid 19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  4196

We are currently recruiting a Senior Work Place Manager within a growing team – Are you looking for a new role within IT fantastic, we have something that might pique your interest!


At Allianz Technology we are at an exciting and pivotal moment following the acquisition of the LV= General Insurance Group and the General Insurance division of Legal & General, elevating us to the second biggest general insurer in the UK. 


As part of this growth, we are continuing to invest in Information Technology, and as such, we are now looking for talented, ambitious, and passionate Information Technology professionals to join us on our journey to build a ‘Best in Industry’ team which sets the gold standard within the Allianz Group.



Purpose of role


Allianz Technology UK is made of Infrastructure, Project Delivery, Security, Workplace and Support Functions.


The Head of Workplace role is within the Infrastructure and Security team, reporting directly to the Head of Infrastructure & Security.


The role will have overall end to end responsibility for delivery of Workplace Change projects, Desktop Support, Telephony, Service Desk, Access functions based across the UK and India in line with the agreed service levels and cost targets.


The role be based in Guildford and this role is Hybrid with being in the office 2/3 days a week.



  • Implement group strategy and help align the OE to on board to these new technologies.
  • Ensure teams deliver to a high standard and consistently achieve SLAs and KPIs and fostering a culture of excellent customer service within the teams
  • Drive resolution of business issues and ensure customer satisfaction, quality, cost efficiency, stability and technical performance for services, products and solutions within the area of responsibility
  • Supervise or lead and develop people in accordance with the Allianz People Attributes, leadership values and relevant guidelines
  • Primary customer liaison with business and escalation point for workplace related topics attending Service Review meetings and other relevant customer meetings
  • Leading a program of continuous improvement and optimization of service delivery and organizational transformation within the workplace teams
  • Delivery of required management and customer reports to agreed schedules and quality
  • Supporting the financial targets of the branch through effective cost management, process and technology optimization



  • Strong experience in managing in an IT service delivery capacity.
  • Experience managing within a distributed service delivery organization (International desirable).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • High level of proficiency in collaboration, groupware and IT Service Management applications and systems e.g. Service Now 
  • Demonstrable experience in driving transformation within an organization
  • Competence to exchange complex information with diplomatic tact and to cooperate with a diverse internal and external audience
  • Ability to carry out tasks independently in dynamic situations
  • Experience in workplace transformation in a large corporate including moving to cloud services, e.g. MS Office 365


Our Benefits

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from – including: retail discounts and insurance cover - so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

  • 30 days holiday
  • Car Allowance
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Global Career development benefits
  • Employee parental support
  • Maternity & paternity leave
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail discounts

Allianz  is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.