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Expert Strategy and Communication (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Management

Unterföhring, DE, 85774

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Legal & Compliance
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  663

Job Purpose/Role
We’re looking for an Expert Strategy and Communications in Legal and Compliance at Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) in Munich.

In this position, you will be responsible to proactively and systematically monitor strategic developments within AGCS and steer tie-in of the strategies of the Legal and Compliance functions. You will ensure tailored communication to internal and external customer segments with consistent look & feel globally. In addition, you will drive transformation and time-to-market of strategic ideas into executable concepts. Furthermore, you will support the Legal and Compliance teams with dissemination of Legal and Compliance advice and guidance. Finally, you will support with providing Legal and Compliance reports to key stakeholders and with team communication.


You will be reporting to the Global Head of Legal with a matrix reporting line to the Global Compliance Officer.


Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively and systematically identify implications of changes to the business strategy or territorial setup of AGCS (e.g. NEW AGCS) on the legal and compliance topical areas and strategy.
  • Drive the definition and implementation of legal and compliance strategies in close collaboration with the global Legal team heads and the Compliance topic owners.
  • Coordinate and manage operational/strategic initiatives for the Legal and Compliance functions (e.g. Legal and Compliance transformation, Strategic Capability Building).
  • Manage dissemination of Legal and Compliance guidance.
  • Ensure tailored communication to internal and external customer segments with consistent look & feel globally.
  • Plan, create and drive internal communication campaigns on varied issues to ensure awareness of Legal and Compliance topics across AGCS.
  • Develop and maintain Global Compliance Communications Plan.
  • Create and coordinate concepts, business cases and regular reports to the AGCS Supervisory Board and Board of Management (e.g. Legal report, integrated reporting).
  • Advise Legal and Compliance team on development of communication, presentations and concepts.


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Master’s degree in related field is required, preferably in law, business, marketing, communications, journalism or equivalent
  • 5-7 years professional experience in strategy and/or communications related function
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong inter-personal, inter-cultural and relationship management skills are essential for liaison with colleagues at all levels
  • Experience in working in a complex and international matrix organization with multicultural teams
  • Experience in contributing to the development of a corporate strategy would be beneficial
  • Ability to balance several projects at the same time and be responsibility for a wide range of divergent tasks and activities across a broad range, producing coherent decisions and results
  • Ability to analyze and break down complex scenarios into an intriguing storyline and executable implementation activities
  • Strong business acumen and client service mentality
  • Ability to take initiatives and work autonomously
  • Ability to drive change and innovation
  • Affinity for Legal & Compliance topics would be beneficial, but is not required
  • Excellent command of English. Other languages such as German, French and Spanish would be beneficial

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. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

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.

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. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.

For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.