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Actuarial Expert (m/f/d) Based in Munich, Hamburg, Köln and Stuttgart

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring (bei München), DE, 85774 München, DE, 81737 Stuttgart, DE, 70182 London, ENG, GB, SE1 9LQ Hamburg, DE, 22297 Köln, DE, 50676

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Actuarial
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  5070

Applicant Information


For further information please contact: 
Ms. Ksenia Dedkova
Tel: +4989380065439
e-mail: ksenia.dedkova@allianz.com

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 


We are looking for a motivated and investigative seasoned actuary. The main tasks will include actuarial analysis of the loss position of Short Tail lines encompassing model development and refinement, actuarial analysis, peer reviews, and training and developing actuarial skills within the team. You enjoy working within an international environment and with a team of diverse skill sets.


Moreover, you will work closely with Underwriting, Claims, and Pricing teams to challenge and incorporate their input and to present and explain your analysis and findings.


You will report directly to the Global Head of Short Tail lines reserving and be based in Munich. You will ensure that the team leader can focus on strategic matters by processing delegable tasks. You also participate in important projects where the involvement of the manager's office is necessary.



In this role you will…


•    Support the team leader to actively steer actuarial results for Short Tail lines with a forward-looking view to bring transparency for a clear understanding of the quarterly and annual Actuarial P&L impacts and trends.
•    Execute advanced actuarial analysis to understand profitability, trends, underlying patterns, update loss provisions, etc.
•    Promote close collaboration and interaction with the various business areas (Allianz SE Holding Company, Underwriting, Planning & Performance Management (P&PM), Claims, CFO, etc.) by being the key contact person for your selected line of business globally and/or region.
•    Drive innovation and efficiency in all our processes, particularly to improve annual reserve review quality and control and understand quarterly/monthly impacts for Short Tail lines. 
•    Prepare professional, high-standard actuarial reports.
•    Peer review work from other team members and provide training and guidance to junior colleagues.    

To be successful in the role:


You will have….
•    Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Mathematics, Statistics or other appropriate discipline or qualified by experience in a related discipline.
•    Actuarial certification and membership in a recognized professional society.
•    Minimum 7-10 years of experience in reserving, thereof large part in Short Tail lines reserving; experience in corporate P&C sector is preferred.
•    Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability to identify appropriate solutions for business challenges.
•    Experience in developing/enhancing and implementing models/analysis and processes.
•    Proven expertise communicating with stakeholders on a clear and structured way, to make technical actuarial topics accessible to diverse audiences.
•    Ability to positively influence others’ actions, decisions, opinions and motivate others without direct authority         

Ideally you will also have…

•    Basic audit knowledge: understanding specific topics in area of audit/ financial reporting/ risk management and knowledge of regulatory requirements (SOX, etc.)
•    Product-related skills: understanding and knowledge of product portfolio (in particular, energy, construction, or construction defects insurance)
•    Experience in managing finance third parties: interfacing to external audit, to decentralized decision support, to Business Units


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.