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Chapter Lead Agile Methods and Innovation (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring, DE, 85774

Due Date:  05.12.2021
Area of Expertise:  Project Management
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1999

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. 
We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.
Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company encourages its employees to have motivation in gaining varied skills from different positions and to collect experiences from across Allianz Group.

Job Purpose/Role
The Agile Methods & Innovation chapter supports our Workplace Product Teams to achieve tangible results. We promote an agile way of working inside and outside IT Workplace and offer knowledge competence for different agile methods. Achieving product quality goals is at the forefront and includes user experience to a large extent. We ensure that the knowledge is applied by all Workplace Services Squads and Chapters. We are not just a center of excellence. We also make sure that the added value created is known within the


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop people in accordance with the Allianz People Attributes, leadership values and relevant guidelines
  • Enable the team to function effectively, follow clear priorities in alignment with the strategy and ensure that these are met
  • Communicate actively, ensure proactive information management and guide employees through change initiatives
  • Assume responsibility for the execution of all people related processes, e.g. recruiting, performance management and compensation with the guidance of the relevant HR counterparts
  • Drive resolution of business issues and ensures customer satisfaction, quality, cost efficiency, stability and technical performance for services, products and solutions within the area of responsibility
  • Delegate, prioritize and control tasks, balance workloads and steer capacity in the team
  • Secure working conditions within which the employees are enabled to fulfil their tasks best and with high motivation

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Higher education degree or equivalent work experience
  • Providing expertise in organizational transformation and change management
  • Relevant work experience in area of responsibility
  • Applying developing, coaching, mentoring and mediation skills
  • Possessing analytical thinking and methodological and conceptual techniques
  • Role model character with talent to drive new ideas and take new perspectives to challenge existing solutions
  • Capability to take up responsibility and be accountable for a project or a team