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Workplace Strategist (m/f/d) in Group Technology & Architecture #StandwithUkraine

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80802

Due Date:  30.09.2022
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz SE
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working due to Covid 19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9389

What you do


At Allianz, our Allianz Workplace plays a key strategic role in the implementation of hybrid work models by providing a modern, user-centric, integrated workplace platform that drives experience and productivity for our employees around the globe.


As part of the global Technology Architecture and Innovation team, you are responsible for shaping the Allianz workplace strategy and driving the development of the global workplace product portfolio, governing investments across the organization and creating business value delivered by the adoption of workplace product throughout Allianz.

The role is truly global, working closely with executives, subject matter experts and end users, covering a broad range of topics reaching from strategy, innovation and architecture to security, legal and compliance matters.


Key reponsibilities include:


•    Shape and drive the global Allianz workplace strategy and related key artifacts (such as Workplace Domain and Capability Map, Personas, etc. ) in close alignment with other key IT governance functions
•    Derive strategic workplace products from global Allianz workplace strategy and shape the functional and technical high-level design, product vision and strategy, and implementation jointly with Allianz business and Allianz Technology
•    Act as the Global IT Service Owner for mandatory and directional shared IT Service in the workplace area throughout the full life cycle of the IT Services
•    Collaborate with OE Workplace Demand Managers, Product Owners in AZ Technology, and other subject matter experts
•    Regularly review business requirements and perform market analyses to ensure that key trends and developments are captured early and fed into service pilots / updates to the service portfolio
•    Support steering and implementation of ongoing strategic initiatives
•    Ensure alignment and consistency of workplace services with related IT infrastructure services, mainly in the areas of data center, network and security services, and across related areas, such as Risk Management and Compliance


What you bring


•    5-10 years of relevant working experience in IT architecture, IT strategy and IT management, preferably in the workplace or end user services domain
•    MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or in a related technical field   
•    Demonstrated leadership experience in a technology strategy, IT strategy or similar role within a large enterprise environment, or technology consulting environment
•    Demonstrated experience in the development of product strategy and architecture policies, product roadmaps and lifecycle management, product sales strategies and quantification of business value
•    Demonstrated ability to analyse issues, develop options, and solve problems within defined cost, timing and risk parameters
•    Highly developed written and verbal communication skills targeted at a diverse audience, with an emphasis on the ability to influence effectively with internal and external stakeholders
•    Demonstrated experience in commercial negotiations, benchmarking, product pricing and product controlling
•    Highly developed written and verbal communication skills targeted at a diverse audience, with an emphasis on the ability to influence effectively with internal and external stakeholders
•    Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the Integration Architecture space
•    International project and work experience in a highly diverse, international environment

Additional Information:

We offer: Career development programs, Workwell@AllianzSE, Flexible working arrangements
Senior Recruiter:  Ms. Daniela Lindig: +49 89 3800 2345 / +49 152/09261520 
Please submit your applications only via our online tool.


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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.
Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.
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.