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IT Governance Risk and Compliance Senior Compliance Specialist (m/f/d) Based in Munich

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring (bei München), DE, 85774 München, DE, 81737

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  7061

Applicant Information

For further information please contact:
Ms. Ksenia Dedkova
Tel: +4989380065439

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.


Job Purpose/Role 


The IT Governance Risk and Compliance Senior Compliance specialist positions reports to the AGCS IT Technical Director-GRC.


You will be responsible for driving the implementation, documentation, and improvement of Group compliance standards within AGCS IT Globally. Additionally, you will play an active role within the team to implement the IT internal control set up for 2022 on AGCS side and mature the post Gearshift control set-up. Finally, you will proactively coordinate the response to internal and external audit findings (such as external audits and ICOFR/Sarbanes Oxley requirements).



In this role you will…


IT Group Compliance and IT Risk Management

•    Be responsible to update the review of corporate compliance documents, including the Policy and Functional Rules of AGCS based on AZ Group documentation and guidelines.
•    Coordination with AGCS Legal entities to promote transparency of current AGCS compliance standards and adoption of IT Operating model
•    Assist with inquiries from Legal and regulatory entities, coordinating and facilitating responses to inquiries for IT information. 
•    Drive and promote Compliance by design at AGCS to facilitate group annual IT Compliance Self-Assessment
•    Facilitate Integrated Information Risk Management process for IT, including risk assessments of Business Applications and IT Services. 
•    Support IT risk assessment process and reporting in RSA Archer


IT Internal Controls reviews (ICOFR)

•    Work directly with IT Management and staff to ensure appropriate documentation and ownership over the 2022 risk management controls and their related set-up post Gearshift.
•    Oversee ICOFR control testing and communication with annual external auditors to ensure compliance with corporate standards and industry best practices(COBIT, ITIL).
•    Review maturity of existing IT controls, working with stakeholders and Risk Management to continuously improve and globalize processes.


Audit Coordination

•    Oversee and support coordination of the audit reviews with IT staff. 
•    Work directly with internal and external auditors to facilitate review process. 
•    Supervise monitoring and reporting on all audit findings, including non-IT audits where IT findings are determined.
•    Support the monitoring of external regulations and collect evidence for external audit requests

To be successful in the role:


You will have…


•    A minimum of 10 years of IT Professional experience (ideally in financial services/insurance sector) 
•    Experience in IT Risk Management and/or IT controls 
•    Capability to manage project/tasks in a global environment with remote teams
•    Strong appreciation of risks and controls applicable
•    Understanding of IT audit processes and practices
•    Strong analytical skills with an ability to take initiative 
•    Strong communication and presentation skills combined with the ability to tailor communication 
•    Team Management experience and good teamwork skills
•    Master degree in IT or Business Administration 
•    Very good command of the English language (verbal and written) is mandatory. 

Ideally you will also have…


•    Experience in handling of IT Audit & Internal control and ICOFR/SOX Compliance
•    Experience in working in COBIT-19 Framework
•    Experience in working in an Agile environment, ideally with SAFe Framework.
•    Other languages, especially German would be a plus.


The benefits of joining AGCS


•    Hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
•    An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialised colleagues from all over the world 
•    An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
•    Wellbeing policies/initiatives to support a positive work life balance 
•    A competitive compensation and benefits package including generous bonus scheme  
•    Continuous learning: A large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs


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. 


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.


Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals.Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally. 

In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as we continue  on  our journey  of  transformation,  regaining  market leadership  and  achieving success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.


Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.