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Principal Consultant - Digital Transformation and Innovation Management(m/f/d) in Allianz Consulting

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

München, DE, 81737

Due Date:  01/15/2022
Area of Expertise:  Inhouse Consulting
Unit:  Allianz Services
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3539

Job Purpose/Role


Allianz Consulting was established in 2004 as the internal consulting division of the Allianz Group. We want to be the partner of choice for Allianz Group core segments. Our experienced consulting teams support all Allianz operating entities worldwide in developing their local key strategic projects. We are looking for a Senior Consultant (m/f/d) for Digital Transformation and Innovation Management to join us in a international environment and work with other talented people, who enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences, having increased personal responsibilities, under a flat management hierarchy.
Allianz Consulting has a reputation for focusing on growing its talent and on-the-job training from the very first day to guarantee a great career development and preparation for future opportunities within the Allianz Group. As the world turns we are also making significant efforts to shift towards a more lean, agile, flexible, data-driven and user-centric perspective of consulting. We are expanding our services to drive and deliver impact in the fields of business innovation, service-design and product design for Allianz companies
worldwide.
This is why we decided to build a team of future "hybrid consultants" (m/f/d), who will be engaged in projects that connect the user, technology and business perspective. We will help our clients at Allianz Group to delight their customers and concurrently achieve strategic goals, thereby always being aware of how the world responds to the things they create. In short: We will support Allianz Group Teams worldwide with strategic and practical solutions to build better products and services.
If you want to be part of a team of business innovation consultants, then we would definitely like to meet you!
This is an exciting opportunity to jump into a very unique position at Allianz Consulting, building something from scratch and joining one of the biggest financial players in the world, with 130 years of history and 80 million customers around the world.
So, how do you know if this job might be right for you? Here is what we find important:

 

  • Empathy towards peers, colleagues, clients
  • Knowledge of when to guide and when to listen
  • Friendliness even in stressful times
  • Passion for your work, but also good self-organization skills
  • Focus on the outcome, not the tool
  • Passion for exploration (data especially) and arguing with facts
  • Solution-oriented mindset
  • Authenticity
  • Trustworthiness

 

Key Responsibilities

 

 

  • Help the team and our customers shape and build digital solutions
  • Facilitate (Design Thinking) Workshops and steer idea generation.
  • Contribute to project deliverables and pitches under the guidance of an Engagement Manager
  • Provide support to existing clients while ensuring efficient key account management and help and coach other project team members
  • Contribute to the daily operations of the assigned tasks until completion
  • Discuss with the Engagement Manager ideas of possible future client needs that may lead to projects
  • Help develop our colleagues through mentoring

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

 

 

  • Degree in business innovation, social economics, psychology, social fields or design related fields
  • You have 5+ years of experience within the following: product management, innovation consulting, user research or as a product owner 
  • Business transformation (strategy and implementation)
  • Developing of at least one of these user-centered digital products: User research/ Prototyping/ User flows/Testing
  • Track record in implementing large transformation projects (e.g. hackathons, design sprints, ideation contests)
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Got in touch with one or more of these Business Innovation Programs: Consulting/ Facilitation/ Team-Member
  • Knowledge of market trends and new technologies
  • Agile mindset
  • Familiar with these Product Innovation Methodologies: Design Thinking/ Lean Start-up
  • Fluent in English; German would be a plus

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.