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External Data Expert (m/f/d) in Group Data Analytics

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80802

Due Date:  01.03.2022
Area of Expertise:  Project Management
Unit:  Allianz SE
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3840

Group Data Analytics (GDA) is a department in Allianz’ global headquarters. 
The Data Intelligence team simplifies insurance for our customers, drives the future business data landscape and accelerates the transformation of Allianz into a business data-driven service provider as we are pragmatic, courageous team players from diverse backgrounds. 
To enhance our mission we are looking for an External Data Expert. You will work in interdisciplinary team setups alongside business owners, insurance business experts and technical experts on geospatial focus topics. 
The External Data Expert will implement innovations to make better use of external data/opensource data in business environments. You will identify opportunities where internal data can be complemented by external data to build superior solutions and improve processes. Further activities will provide strategic advisory for all data-related queries in the realm of external data. 
The External Data Expert will report directly to the Head of Data Intelligence.


•    Leverage external data to optimize and evolve Allianz business model 
•    Create future economic benefit by leveraging the full potential of internal and external data 
•    Identification and setup of strategic sourcing partnerships with 3rd parties to access and utilize external data 
•    Establish data partnerships and build adjacent businesses through partnerships and ecosystems
•    Help to develop a comprehensive and scalable blueprint approach for the respective insurance domain on how to solve similar challenges and up-level this domain by better making use of (external) data
•    Identify potential improvements in data usage on a specific business use case and drive functional changes


•    AZ SE, esp. group functions involved in dealing with internal & external data sources 
•    AZ OEs, esp. Data Hunter/Experts/Scientist, Chief Data Officer, Head of Data Analytics
•    External partners (e.g. Data provider, research institutes, Fintech, Insurtech, Startups, solution partners)


•    Bachelor's/ Master's degree in Science / Engineering / Economics / Business Administration
•    Practical experience in third party Data Acquisition and Data Management from Public and/or Private sectors (Geospatial Data experience is a Plus)
•    Practical experience in setting-up of strategic partnerships and driving topics in both strategic and operational settings
•    Program/project management experience in data and transformation projects
•    Entrepreneurial can-do attitude and drive with out-of-the-box-thinking focus on quality execution and delivery of task, result-oriented, customer-focused, pro-active, flexible and energetic team player with ability to work under pressure
•    Being willing to 'go the extra' mile for our customers, partners and other business units
•    Basic understanding and/or strong interest in data analytics/AI 
•    Fluency in English is required, additional languages are a plus
•    3-5 years of experience in insurance or technology sector
•    Resilience to drive change and handle Pushback in a large and complex Organization
•    Thrives on a green field environment where tasks might not yet be defined and where organizational structures and stakeholders could change constantly
•    Out of the box thinker with ability to deep dive in the insurance business processes
•    A passion for identifying and solving analytical problems and for translating your insights into data-driven and actionable recommendations
•    Ability to communicate expert knowledge in a target-audience friendly way
•    Knowledge about insurance dynamics (Allianz knowledge of advantage), transformation initiatives, and dependencies


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.
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.