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Senior IT Auditor (m/f/d) at Allianz Direct #StandwithUkraine

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 81677

Available until:  09/30/2022
Area of Expertise:  Audit
Unit:  Allianz SE
Employing Entity: 
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working due to Covid 19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  7114

About us:

The world around us is changing rapidly and so is the insurance industry. Now’s the right time to make a bold move and shape the future of insurance – this is Allianz Direct! As a pan-European online insurer of the Allianz Group, launched in 2019, Allianz Direct is on its mission to become the most customer-oriented and efficient insurer on the market. Allianz Direct is truly changing the face of insurance, in customer experience, and in technology, processes, people and culture. 

An international team of business experts and engineers who live and breathe an agile way of working, are seeking to improve and change the way you do insurance. Driven by customer obsession and love for data, Allianz Direct strives for delivering an exceptional experience with a personal touch.

So, what makes Allianz Direct so unique? We believe in the power of simplicity and convenience and by doing so we have managed to set new standards when it comes to online insurance. We are a fast-growing technology company with an insurance license, and by fast, we really mean it – our brand ambassador Usain Bolt will agree on that one.


Job Purpose/Role:

As our Senior IT Auditor, you will be part of the Allianz Direct Internal Audit team and independently evaluating the internal control system to identify weaknesses and their mitigation. As an IT generalist with insurance background, you will have an exciting opportunity to learn about Allianz Direct state of the art technology and products and also enhance knowledge / skillsets as you lead and participate in audit projects across different functions and branch offices.

Solid technical skills coupled with strong emotional intelligence and uncompromised integrity is fundamental to each auditor’s success.  Allianz Direct Internal Audit is seeking candidates who are bold thinkers with entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to continuous learning.


Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and supervise IT audit projects, define risk-based audit areas, audit business transactions, workflows, processes, and control systems
  • Execute and support audits through full audit cycle including planning, fieldwork and reporting including the extended use of data analytics.
  • Comply with relevant audit policies and standards.  
  • Assist in the maintenance of a dynamic audit universe, incorporating emerging risks and significant changes to the business in the annual risk assessment process. 
  • Keep abreast of industry and technology specific developments and reflect relevant risks / controls in the audit execution.
  • Monitor and report on the disposition and status of action plans and conduct substantive tests of compliance, as necessary.
  • Support management team on formulating trends and key thematic messages during year-end audit result aggregation. 
  • Support the update of audit methodology, initiate improvements of workflows, processes, control systems and promote best practice sharing.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders, at all levels and control functions.
  • Develop strong business acumen and bring value adding services to internal clients.   
  • Promote Direct Internal Audit as a competent and trusted business partner and live the Allianz values.


Qualifications/Key skills:

  • 3-4 years professional experience in internal/external IT audit or as consultant or equivalent 
  • 3-4 years experience or knowledge in software developing and software deployment and / or in IT network, IT Infrastructure and IT security
  • Expertise in the performance of IT audits and comprehensive knowledge of digitalization and data analytics are a clear plus 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to listen with empathy for the auditee’s perspective is required
  • A self-motivation and a proactive and committed working style, as well as the ability to interact in a global work environment with people from different countries and cultures
  • Ideally you will also have University Degree (MBA) in information technology, mathematics, economics, business administration or equivalent 
  • IT Audit certifications (CISA) or other certifications (e.g. CIA) as an advantage, otherwise commitment to certify
  • Sound knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 standards are a clear plus
  • Experience with management of IT outsourcing, understanding of IT controls and service management are essential 
  • Strong intellectual and analytical skills and solid understanding of processes, structures and regulatory environment (VAIT, MaGo) for the Insurance industry

Additional Information
We offer: Career development programs, Workwell@AllianzSE, Flexible working arrangements
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.
Join us. 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 expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect experiences across Allianz Group.