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Agile Coach (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:  3553

Job Purpose/Role


Allianz Consulting was established in 2004 as the internal consulting division of the Allianz Group. Our vision is to be the consulting partner of choice for Allianz Group core segments. Our experienced consulting teams support all Allianz operating entities worldwide in planning and implementing their local key strategic projects. The Agile@Allianz team within Allianz Consulting provides Agile solutions to evolving customer requirements. We are looking for enthusiastic Agile coaches who thrive in a creative, adaptable environment and who are passionate about instilling a likewise culture within Allianz. Joining Allianz Consulting and the Agile@Allianz means working in  a fully international environment alongside other talented people who enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences, having increased personal responsibilities and working under a flat management hierarchy.

In the Agile@Allianz team, the Agile Coach (m/f/d) is responsible for coaching and facilitating Agile teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering products and services in an Agile way that provide exceptional business value to customers.
About you:
You will be working with a diverse hands-on team that is passionate about driving change and growing people for Allianz. You have an Agile mindset and a wide variety of Agile tools, methods and knowledge, are easily at your disposal. You are able to analyze and assess customer's needs and provide advice in finding a suitable Agile approach. You understand the difference between coaching and consulting, when to apply which approach and when to shift accordingly.


Key Responsibilities

 

 

  • Leading the Agile way of thinking in Allianz through embracing and fostering agility and reflecting on the way of working
  • Being a member of a highly motivated team and play an active role in developing a growing Agile organization
  • Building Agile capabilities in different parts of the company where Agile practices are not yet fully adopted or understood
  • Clearly pointing out organizational impediments and foster respective improvements involving all levels of management
  • Coaching Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Teams in their roles 
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of Agile practices within Allianz, e.g. through sharing of good practices internally and externally

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

 

  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • Having at least 3 years relevant experience as an Agile Coach / Scrum Master, including working on agile transformation projects
  • Having deep knowledge and experience in change management, and different Agile and Lean approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, DevOps etc.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Having a critical thinking approach generated by observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, and communication
  • Having strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, communication, facilitation, conflict management and team building
  • Enjoying working in an intercultural and a multi-national environment

 

Desired requirements /skills /experience

  • Insurance business experience and knowledge
  • International work experience

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.