Underwriting Governance Expert

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80335

Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Partners
Employing Entity:  Allianz Partners S.A.S. Niederlassung De
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  27622
Position Cluster: 

What you do

Allianz Partners (AzP) is the leading company for B2B2C solutions within Allianz, with a wide variety of insurance and service offerings within the areas of Mobility & Assistance, Travel, and International Health. 
The Underwriting Governance team is part of the CUO-Area within Allianz Partners. The main responsibility is to define rules & cornerstones for the Product & Underwriting population located around the world while fostering Cross-LoB solutions, collaboration, and alignment. Reporting to the Head of Underwriting Governance, in this role you will be pivotal in shaping and executing AzP and LoB strategy.  
Underwriting Governance team translates various requirements (including Allianz Group, AzP CEO, as well as external (legal and regulatory) requirements) into tangible rules and recommendations for AzP. Particular focus in the coming years will be shift to an analytical portfolio management view, while harmonizing processes in the different LoB’s and bringing various internal stakeholders onboard. 
We are currently looking for two Underwriting Governance Experts one with a more technical/project management background and the other with an underwriting-governance/legal background.
As the Underwriting Governance team is currently being extended, there are lot of opportunities to suggest and introduce efficiency or quality improving measures. If you are a pro-active person, keen on shaping the future of Product & Underwriting in the world’s largest insurance company & setting the cornerstones for the future, then we are looking forward to receiving your application!


Key responsibilities

  • Support the further development of Product & Underwriting Control & Governance Framework while interacting with various international, internal stakeholders (e.g. Legal, Audit, Risk, Actuarial, corporate Allianz SE headquarter experts) 
  • Interact with and challenge an underwriting technically experienced Product & Underwriting team & ensuring necessary levels of quality & performance in various areas (e.g. Underwriting file reviews, Case underwriting, productivity measurement)
  • Be the contact person for governance-related enquiries and support solutions in an end-to-end manner 
  • Perform Governance assessment for business referrals and provide support and guidance to the various business stakeholders
  • Applying Governance expertise in all related (underwriting) discussions and assessments, including Reviews and Audits and being the main liaison for all sanctions related discussions
  • Bringing together the expertise of the Product and Underwriting team and Business Units / LoB`s to improve the adequacy and effectiveness of Governance processes.


  • Prepare management briefings, analyses, and presentations relating to various Cross-LoB topics (e.g. Underwriting committee, Quarterly business reviews)
  • Independently establish professional end-to-end reporting while interacting with various international, internal stakeholders across Allianz group’s Operating Entities (OE’s) 
  • Develope & automate mechanisms that allow tracking / automatic report generation based on stakeholder’s requirements

What you bring

  • 5+ years of practical experience within Insurance, Finance or Consulting industry, ideally within Product & Underwriting, Project Management or Governance 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, ideally within Business Administration, Finance & Controlling, Actuarial, or a related field
  • Good understanding of internal controls system, processes and methodology. Regulatory and legal knowledge advantageous
  • Exposure to stakeholder management preferably in a global set-up


  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and the ability to quickly translate requirements into outputs (visual reports, dashboards, etc.) that meet business needs, Consulting experience advantageous 
  • Strong (agile) project management and organizational skills 
  • Ability to take initiative and resolve problems with a high degree of autonomy
  • Ability steer and manage topics/initiatives with a cross-functional / LoB view
  • Experience working independently in a global, digital environment with strong IT user skills (in particular Microsoft Office as well as Salesforce)
  • Fluent business English (verbal and in writing)

What we offer
Our employees play an integral part in our success as a business. We appreciate that each of our employees are unique and have unique needs, ambitions and we enjoy being a part of their journey.


We are there to empower and encourage you with your personal and professional development ensuring  that you take control by offering a large variety of courses and targeted development programs. All that in a global environment where international mobility and career progression are encouraged. Caring for your health and wellbeing is key priority for us. This is why we build Work Well programs to providing you with peace of mind and give the flexibility in planning and arranging for a better work-life balance.


27622 | Underwriting | Professional | n.a. | Allianz Partners | Full-Time | Permanent


Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance, offering global solutions that span international health and life, travel insurance, automotive and assistance. Customer driven, our innovative experts are redefining insurance services by delivering future-ready, high-tech high-touch products and solutions that go beyond traditional insurance. 


Our products are embedded seamlessly into our partners’ businesses or sold directly to customers, and are available through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Automotive, Allianz Travel and Allianz Care. Present in 75 countries, our 21,100 employees speak 70 languages, handle over 71 million cases each year, and are motivated to go the extra mile to offer peace of mind to our customers around the world.


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.


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