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Workplace Strategy & Transformation Manager - IT Architect (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring (bei München), DE, 85774

Due Date:  30.05.2022
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working due to Covid 19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8874



Department description (eng): 

The Workplace Services Department is responsible for global end-to-end operations of Allianz workplace services including Allianz Virtual Client, End Devices (Notebooks, Thin Clients, Mobile Phones), File Services, Print Service, Mailing, Intranet and Service Desk. 



Job / Task description / Responsibilities: 

  • Define, implement and maintain the IT architecture target picture to accelerate Allianz' future strategy and opportunities 
  • Liase with all Group Entities on their requirements and business needs to drive business value and user experience of Workplace solutions and drive NPS for Workplace services 
  • Implement hybrid work capabilities to support modern work from a Workplace Services perspective 
  • Shape and develop the service portfolio to close functional gaps, harmonize the product / vendor landscape, drive cloud adoption and increase international reach of Workplace Services 
  • Preparation, budgeting and coordination of the projects for business development towards new Service generation and growth of international reach for service lines to enable one Workplace offering for Allianz Group based on Shared services 
  • Responsible for the analysis and evaluation of new technologies, development of strategies to counter market trends and fostering of an innovation culture in a global environment, which requires a high degree of scalability, security and reliability 
  • Evaluation of evolving technologies and their technical and financial implementability as well as establishment of prerequisites for introduction of new technologies in organization and processes 
  • Liase and define Workplace Services Strategic Target Picture together with Allianz SE Global IT Service Owners within H4 
  • Represent Workplace Services in the Architecture Community of Allianz Technology and Allianz Group and support Service Squads in fulfilling Architectural Processes and Quality Standards up to Global Architecture Board (GAB) 



Candidate Profile/Requirements: 

  • Very good knowledge in Workplace service landscape and their implementation in the organization 
  • Competence to exchange complex information with diplomatic tact and to cooperate with a diverse internal and external audience  
  • At least 5 years of experience in architectural and concept-wise working incl. documentation skills and knowledge about architectural frameworks like TOGAF, Archimate or similar 
  • Work experience in agile team environments and with DevOps tooling for automation 
  • Ability to carry out tasks independently in non-standardized (ever-changing) work situations 
  • Languages spoken: Business English (German is a plus) 







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