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Deputy Head of Global Recruitment and Diversity & Inclusion (m/f/d) - Munich, London or Paris

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring, DE, 85774 London, ENG, GB, SE1 9LQ PUTEAUX, 92, FR, 92800

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Human Resources
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3620

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 


At AGCS our Human Resources department has an in-depth understanding of the business, to deliver a best-in-class support and counsel service to our managers.


In this role you will support the Head of Global Talent Attraction and D&I and be responsible for creating and deploying talent attraction strategies to attract and retain key talent into AGCS for the needs of today and tomorrow. 


You will work closely with the HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers to source and select suitable employees for a variety of positions within the company and in line with our NEW AGCS ambitions, to achieve company goals. You will proactively integrate your knowledge of future trends and global perspectives in the development of strategies, processes, and metrics, working within a dynamic and team-oriented environment.



In this role you will…


Talent Acquisition


•    Contribute to/participate in strategic recruiting and employer branding initiatives 
•    Actively manage the entire sourcing and selection process for approved vacancies, with the ability to make well-considered recommendations on strategy and approach
•    Develop, manage, and implement effective global recruitment strategies and processes in consultation with the Head of Global Talent Attraction and Diversity and Inclusion and in partnership with senior leadership and HR, considering future needs and key talent segments 
•    Liaise and work closely with the regional HR team, the global recruiting team, works council and shared service unit in Romania
•    Act as the subject matter expert for employer branding and recruitment marketing, including the development and deployment of social and other online media strategies, advertising channels, providing support and guidance to the global talent attraction team on how to best leverage the AGCS brand 
•    Produce and further enhance recruitment reports (ad-hoc and regular)
•    Cooperate with universities and headhunters
•    Optimize Talent Acquisition expertise and leverage best practice models/processes, data and tools to enhance the experience of candidates and hiring managers together with the team (five direct reports and five matrix reports) 
•    Build global internal and external pipelines of potential candidates for key talent segments, leverage innovative sourcing approaches 
•    Manage sourcing channels (e.g., LinkedIn, career page and job boards) and recruitment technology, including contract negotiations and renewals, acting as subject matter expert on best practice tools and technology which will maximize effectiveness
•    Ensuring online content is fresh, engaging and up to date. Continue to build and grow AGCS’s presence in relevant and innovative recruitment channels and markets 

Diversity & Inclusion


•    In consultation, with the Head of Global Talent Attraction, execute AGCS’s global Diversity & Inclusion strategy, including identifying key external partners and facilitating collaboration and engagement between partners, employee resource groups and the global Talent Attraction team.
•    Develop a suite of metrics to measure progress and success, and to identify areas for further focus


To be successful in the role:


You will have….


•    A degree in Human Resources or a related field
•    Excellent knowledge of the entire recruiting lifecycle, including sourcing, selection tools and recruitment technology
•    Ability to effectively influence senior leaders
•    Significant and proven experience in a highly international corporate environment with a complex structure and operations across the globe  
•    Significant experience in recruitment marketing and employer branding, particularly with social and online media
•    Hands-on personality with proactive, innovative and problem-solving skills
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills
•    Excellent command of English (verbal and written) and German is mandatory
•    Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
•    Strong interpersonal/consulting skills
•    Energetic and flexible approach to work, able to adapt to changes quickly
•    Pro-active and results-oriented personality with high service orientation
•    Good process and time management skills
•    Good project management skills
•    Strong team player skills with proven experience to collaborate across different teams
•    Excellent MS-Office skills, experience with SAP e-recruiting and/or other applicant tracking systems


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.