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Accumulation Data Analyst in Accumulation and Catastrophe Risk Management (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Professional

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

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Employing Entity: 
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  6857

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 


Our Accumulation & Catastrophe Risk Management team is looking for an experienced Data Analyst for a newly created role in Munich. In this role, you will work closely with the Head of Accumulation Steering, your team and other key stakeholders. You will help the company and business functions to explore, interrogate data and implement new solution across the various LOBs and regions in AGCS to support advanced analytics and reporting. You will enable constant progress in the decision-making processes with a special focus on accumulation management and capacity steering.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about getting hands on with the company’s data, developing innovative solutions and bringing it all together in a way that maximizes our data and analytics potential. 

The candidate will work in an international environment and collaborate various stakeholders, both within the own team and across other AGCS functions to support the company in its transformation journey and expand our technical capabilities.



In this role you will…


•    Collaborate with the business to design and implement new solutions to enhance the AGCS capabilities around portfolio management (from single risk reporting, to aggregation via complex models to profitability analyses)

•    Develop dynamic reporting dashboards and similar application to increase business friendly usage and impact of your analytics

•    Independently drive and lead data projects with our business functions along the entire project lifecycle, from ideation and data analysis, proof-of-concept, implementation, validation, and integration or hand over

•    Develop accumulation, capacity and profitability steering tools to implement business strategy into concrete action items

•    Collaborate with Data Engineers and Analyst from various Departments to deliver, maintain 
innovative solutions. Constantly improve existing tools and pipelines to ensure continuous progress

•    Support the Accumulation & Catastrophe Risk Mgmt team on data analytics and promote best practices 

•    Guide, support and mentor external users to maximize the value of our solutions


To be successful in the role:


You will have….
•    Minimum of five years’ experience working in a Data focused role, ideally in a P&C insurance environment and some experience of working alongside Risk, Portfolio or central Underwriting functions
•    Fluent in English language
•    Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering – especially in fields such as Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Software Engineering.
•    Skilled in data visualization, exploration and interpretation
•    Experience working within the agile development environment – managing data and projects using this methodology. You should be comfortable in a fast paced environment and able to consistently revise approaches; effectively work together with various team members when gathering requirements, delivering solutions, and eliciting suggestions and feedback.
•    Significant experience in SQL and excellent understanding of relational database and data warehouse methodologies
•    Experience using one or more RDBMS tools (e.g. SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle)
•    Strong expertise in Python (or R)
•    Experience with JavaScript or CSS
•    Experience in data pipeline/ETL development, cleaning and bringing together multiple sources into a single warehouse
•    Understanding of source control methodologies (GIT experience preferable)
•    Independent and self-directed individuals that thrive when faced with challenge
•    Ability to communicate and work effectively with technical and non-technical team members
•    Desire and ability to learn the business and become an expert in the industry
•    Willingness to think out-of-the box, apply creative thinking and strong analytical and problem-solving skills to transform business problems in quantitative questions to be answered with data and advanced analytics.
•    Desire to team up with underwriting and push for AGCS' target portfolio.
•    Interest to learn more about risk appetite & active portfolio steering.
•    Enthusiasm to act as knowledge multiplier across underwriting regions and Lines of Business

Ideally you will also have…

•    Experience developing with Apache Spark (Spark SQL and Python Spark)
•    Experience with Software Development practices (e.g. CI/CD) 
•    Experience with comprehensive Enterprise data management platforms and handling of big data
•    Experience using cloud-based solutions (e.g. AWS, Azure)
•    Understanding of Machine Learning and predictive modelling techniques
•    Experience in an international working environment.


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.