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Ethics & Compliance - Ethics Senior Specialist - Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Legal & Compliance
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2938

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.


What you do:

Responsible for leading and advancing the design and delivery of the company’s ethics program as part of the Ethics and Compliance function. Knowledgeable in compliance and risk management and is viewed as an expert resource on ethics policy and frameworks for the company. Acts as a steward for the company’s core values by effectively engaging with stakeholders on initiatives that promote and strengthen company culture. Responsible for successfully leading multiple projects with minimal direction. May be tasked with special assignments in support of department and company strategies.


Key Responsibilities

  • Design and manage the execution of the ethics program and plan for Allianz Life including ongoing training, communication and management of related initiatives.
  • Act as a steward for company core values by engaging the business and leadership in ongoing efforts around ethical decision making and promoting our listen up / speak up culture. 
  • Coordinate quarterly Ethics Committee meetings, helping to ensure an agenda that is informative, relevant and engaging.
  • Lead World’s Most Ethical company submission and related program improvements.
  • Responsible for effectively communicating ethics trends to the business through the use of reporting and analytics.
  • Responsible for overseeing company integrity line cases, conflicts of interest, 1033 disclosures and gifts and entertainment in concert with other responsible compliance personnel.
  • Manage relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders through ongoing engagement including effective interactions with business leadership.
  • Contribute to internal thought leadership through active involvement in industry events; maintain industry contacts.
  • Identify, research and resolve complex issues independently.


What you bring:


  • Four-year degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Comfortable working with data, technology and IT systems
  • Sound project and program management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, comfortable interfacing with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to develop practical solutions and approaches to complex problems


What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.


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.  We care for tomorrow.