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IT Product Portfolio Manager (m/f/d) based in Munich

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Unterföhring (bei München), DE, 85774 München, DE, 81737

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  744

Job Purpose/Role
We’re looking for a IT Product Portfolio Manager (m/f/d) at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) in Munich.


In this role, you will drive Lean Portfolio Management Governance topics for Portfolio Board, Product Portfolio Roadmap, Participatory Budgeting, Portfolio Approval Reviews, Portfolio Sync according to SAFe methodology and AGCS adaptations. You will be the main contact partner for IT Product stakeholders, advising them to achieve the best business outcomes to effectively deliver the strategy of AGCS and ensure proper collaboration and alignment across the entire IT Product Portfolio at AGCS. In addition, you will own and drive further development of the benefits framework for SAFe and across AGCS globally.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Head of Global IT Product Portfolio Management to translate the AGCS Strategy into Strategic OKRs (Objective Key Results) by co-designing them with business topic owners
  • Main contact partner for IT Product stakeholders ensuring close collaboration across all Lean Portfolio Management Governance topics; Understand their holistic needs and proactively advise them to achieve the best business outcomes to contribute effectively to the AGCS Strategy
  • Ensure risks and dependencies are adequately addressed by driving proper collaboration and alignment across the entire IT Product Portfolio at AGCS
  • Collaborate with other internal and external stakeholders and drive relationship management by building / utilizing your own network of stakeholders
  • Drive Lean Portfolio Management Governance topics for Portfolio Board, Product Portfolio Roadmap, Participatory Budgeting, Portfolio Approval Reviews, Portfolio Sync according to SAFe methodology and AGCS adaptations.
  • Own the further development and improvement of the benefits framework for SAFe and across AGCS globally. This requires working with Business Owners, Epic Owners, sponsors, benefit owners, Finance and other stakeholders to ensure a robust benefits framework that covers benefits identification, assessment, sign-off, realization tracking and reporting.
  • Contribute to the creation of relevant content for communication, onboarding and training material for Lean Portfolio Management Governance including benefits management
  • Support the transformation, simplification and improvement of the AGCS Lean Portfolio Management procedures through continuous feedback and also considering the perspective of our target stakeholders and ensuring internal efficiency; also considering Agile SAFe methodology and the overall Agile manifesto, principles and practices.

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or any other relevant field
  • About 3-5 years of working experience in portfolio management and/or project management
  • Experience in Finance and reporting
  • About 3-5 years of experience in managing strategic objectives and key results (OKRs), benefits management and KPIs
  • Past exposure to the insurance industry
  • Understanding of both business and IT requirements, strong business acumen and financial know-how to assess business cases
  • Proven agile (ideally SAFe) skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills including with C-level suite
  • Resilient, self-starter with the ability to work to tight deadlines and the courage to voice opinions when working with senior management
  • Ability to work multi-functionally, cross-culturally in an international environment
  • Ability to lead and experience in decision-making
  • Coaching and consulting skills
  • SAFe Certification would be a plus
  • Willingness to travel to AGCS’s global offices when and as required
  • Fluent English is required, German skills 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.