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Project Leader Senior | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  N/A
Area of Expertise:  Project Management
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2631

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:

As a strategic and results focused partner, you will create and drive project plans and timelines to ensure that key program milestones are met in a timely and accurate fashion by facilitating strong partnerships across the team. You will proactively manage the deliverables and clearly communicate at all levels to illuminate opportunities and risks.

  • Identify strategic gaps between the marketing plan and creative deliverables
  • Align business need with creative output resulting in higher quality
  • Manage multiple Creative Services projects, varying in scope, at one time while remaining on schedule
  • Organize project teams, assign individual responsibilities, develop project schedules, and resolve resource requirements
  • Anticipate potential challenges and provide solutions-oriented approach to stay on schedule
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meet business priorities. Must be able to delegate to and influence peers and manage up appropriately
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Constantly find ways to optimize workflow and efficiencies, maximizing the product team’s effectiveness
  • Responsible for building a backlog with the product owner to support overall roadmap, and identifying priorities


What you bring:

  • Strong print and digital project management and organizational skills required
  • 6+ year's experience required including 5+ years’ experience using project management practices and tools
  • Experience working with creative teams.
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong relationship builder team player and collaborator
  • Agile mindset
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required


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. Let's care for tomorrow.