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AGCS UK & Nordics Sales Business Analyst

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

London, GB, EC3V 0HR

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Sales & Distribution
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3487

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.

 

The Sales Support team provides up-to-date comprehensive data and analyses about sales, (per LoB, per customer, per broker etc) in order to inform key internal stakeholders as they make strategic decisions and prepare offers. The role also provides expert advice and training on our Sales Management systems.

 

Reporting to the Head of Portfolio Solutions, you will be based in London and work in close collaboration with an offshore team (SSU) to support the Regional Head of Distribution, Key Account Managers, the Broker Relationship team and Heads of our Corporate and Specialty Lines of Business.

 

In this role you will….

  • Forecast and track year-to-date sales performance; support LOBs in managing sales pipelines and liaise with brokers
  • Participate in requests, project work and initiatives that require the attention of the Regional Head of Distribution, such as Board Reporting, Business Reviews and Local Distribution Strategy documents
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the successful administration of sales-related data handled by the SSU team and deliver on relevant reports
  • Act as principal referral point for planning and sales-related data queries
  • Produce country sales planning (bottom-up vs. top down), including quality checking and consolidation for all local sales figures
  • Respond to ad-hoc requests including research, reports, analytical sheets, performance forecasting and project work
  • Represent Distribution at the Line-Of-Business (LOB) team meetings to cover costings, portfolios and identify improvements
  • Regularly report progress, issues and deviation from agreed plans and actions to the Regional Head of Distribution
  • Proactively and effectively communicate, and develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Support the Market Management Communications department on facilities, commissions and competitor analysis
  • Be a local power user for the Sales Management tool and proactively contribute to the development and continuous enhancement of sales processes and tools, including Salesforce and Foundry
  • Provide back-up for Broker administration, produce and analyse data on broker remuneration, handle the broker accreditation process, support contact mapping excess commission requests, broker dashboards and steering
  • Deliver and facilitate effective SalesForce training for SSU

 

To be successful in the role:

You will ….

  • Have a degree in Economics, Business Administration, Law or other appropriate discipline
  • Ideally be progressing towards a professional insurance qualification (e.g. CII)
  • Have excellent computer skills, especially Excel & Access, SalesForce and/or a CRM database, and are able to analyse data
  • Have effective presentation skills and be at ease with PowerPoint
  • Have a sound understanding of the insurance sales life cycle and sales channels
  • Proven track record in a support function managing multiple deadlines across multiple tasks
  • Able to foster long-term internal relationships, at every level of the organisation
  • At ease working in a complex, global matrix organisation, and working regularly with senior stakeholders
  • Work efficiently autonomously and also within a team
  • Motivate others to act, without executive authority
  • Data-driven and innovation-minded, you are able to implement new digital ways of working

 

 

 

At AGCS we offer a range of benefits:

  • A hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
  • An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialized colleagues from all over the world
  • An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
  • Wellbeing policies and initiatives to support a positive work life balance
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package including a generous bonus scheme 
  • Continuous learning: a large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: you will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs

 

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.

 

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. Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally.

In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as  we  continue  on  our  journey  of  transformation,  regaining  market  leadership  and  achieving  success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.

 

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.

 

Let’s care for tomorrow.