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Internship (m/f/d) at ESG Business Services, Risk Consulting

Job Level:  Student

Unterföhring, DE, 85774 München, DE, 81737

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  3597

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 


You will be part of the ESG Business Services team, the Center of Competence for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues for the Allianz Group Property & Casualty business, located within Allianz Risk Consulting. A core focus of the team is the provision of ESG risk assessments and mitigation solutions of new and existing business for Underwriting. Generally, the team’s responsibilities include: acting as a referral desk for all ESG related business cases for the P/C business of Allianz Group, translating the Group’s ESG strategy for AGCS and drive implementation, awareness raising and training on ESG internally as well as externally, give impetus to innovative sustainability advantaged products and services and the identification of and position on new emerging ESG issues for AGCS and Allianz Group.


We are looking for a motivated team member with a strong interest in ESG topics and motivation to support further development of this function in AGCS’ Underwriting processes. You will be working 38 hours per week with a contract for a minimum 6 months.



In this role you will…


•    Support the ESG referral desk in the administration, coordination and documentation of the incoming and outgoing workflow 
•    Support the ESG referral desk in the review of insurance risks against the Allianz Group ESG Guidelines
•    Preparation 


To be successful in the role:


You will have...

•    Support the team with research on selected ESG issues and drafting of issue and position papers
•    Screen and identify new and emerging ESG issues relevant for the AGCS’ business
•    Preparation and coordination of presentations and project-related meetings

Ideally you will also have…

•    Legal requirement to be enrolled at an EU university for the whole period of employment
•    You are currently working towards a university degree (Master or PhD) in economics, business administration, engineering, social sciences or other related fields. Studies related to sustainable development, particularly in financial services, are an advantage
•    You have already gained practical experience ideally in the field of sustainability
•    Methodical /careful data and document management
•    Analytical skills with the ability to work independently
•    Strong communication skills and ability to take initiative
•    Fluent in English, written and spoken. German, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese or Russian language proficiency is an advantage 
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Excel coding skills are an advantage
•    Ability to start in April 2022 or earlier, if agreed

In order to consider your application in detail, we require the CV, Cover Letter and Enrolment Certificate from you. Please be so kind to upload them when applying to the role


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.