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Cyber Underwriting Lead (SME and MidCorp), Global Cyber Center of Competence, based in London or Mun

Job Level:  Professional

London, GB, EC3V 0HR Unterföhring, DE, 85774

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2718

The Cyber Center of Competence (CoC) for the Allianz Group is embedded within Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the Group’s provider of corporate and specialty lines of business, which has been offering tailored IT and cyber insurance solutions for international businesses for over a decade. 

The Center of Competence has been mandated by Allianz Group to define the Cyber insurance and services strategy, set the foundations and governance for the segment, and steer profitable growth for Cyber throughout the global organisation.

Based in London or Munich and reporting directly to the Global Head of Cyber, you will be the central point of contact for the 36 Allianz Operating Entities (OEs) engaging with the CoC.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will…

  • Act as key contact for Allianz P/C entities (OEs) worldwide to share guidance on Cyber business strategy and implementation in SME and MidCorp segment worldwide
  • Actively engage in SME/MidCorp Cyber product development and services along the cyber value chain
  • Identify common trends and suggest strategic initiatives for OE cyber business development
  • Manage communication, data exchange, reporting and alignment between the CoC and OEs, establishing regular exchange of best practice
  • Respond to OE requests, referrals and support local business initiatives with guidance to secure high technical standards for profitability
  • Develop, maintain and regularly update an intranet knowledge database for OEs
  • Secure completeness of quarterly reports from OEs and aggregate information for Allianz Group reporting
  • Build and maintain a strong cyber expert network across different functions within Allianz Group securing transparent and effective collaboration


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Track record of solid experience in SME and Mid Market underwriting in Cyber,
  • Good understanding of the Cyber insurance product offering and SME/MidCorp market expectations in view of cyber threat dynamics
  • Excellent networker, at ease forming and maintaining relationships internationally and at varying levels of seniority
  • Ability to project manage multiple stakeholders and track progress
  • At ease operating in a global matrix organisation, working in a diverse and geographically dispersed team
  • You support innovation and keep abreast of new developments in technology and systems


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 the Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks.


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 industries, but also wineries, satellite operators and 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.


At AGCS UK we are not only impressive for our clients, but also for our employees as we offer the following generous benefits:

  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Bupa private medical insurance
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity, shared parental leave
  • Sabbaticals
  • Flexible working options
  • Subsidized on-site massages
  • Employee stock purchase plan for Allianz shares
  • Education / study sponsorship
  • Global mobility within AGCS and the wider Allianz Group

…and many more individual flexible benefits to choose from. We pride ourselves on our approach to wellbeing and provide regular seminars, activities, and events devoted towards the overall health of our employees.

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