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

Job Level:  Professional

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

Available until:  11/11/2022
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Employing Entity: 
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2717

Let’s care for tomorrow.
Your ambitions.  Your dreams.  Your tomorrow.

At Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty SE (AGCS), we are the global leader for insuring corporate and specialty risks in the Allianz Group.  Whether it’s aircraft, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, AGCS has the major risks covered when it comes to protecting businesses.

We are looking for an IT Product Portfolio Manager (m/f/d) – based in Munich

Your Team
Our Global Transformation Office team is committed to orchestrating strategically important change initiatives on a global scale to generate valuable business benefits to deliver the AGCS strategic plan. Our team motto is – The ones who made it happen!


The Impact You Will Have
Reporting to the Head of Global IT Product Portfolio Management, you will join the team as an IT Product Portfolio Manager. You will quickly gain an enterprise-wide insight into the key change initiatives within our global business at AGCS. You will work with various business and IT key stakeholders from different functions and regions, providing consulting and coaching to them on a wide range of topics of strategic importance. Our international environment brings together the diversity of experience and expertise from across the globe, so that we can deliver quality results to contribute to the sustainable success of AGCS.


Some of your specific responsibilities could include

  • Be the trusted partner and in close collaboration with key stakeholders from business and IT at various different touchpoints ranging from demand request, planning, IT delivery to capturing the benefits. You will also facilitate constructive dialogue and collaboration across IT Products, functions, and regions.
  • Drive and build a balanced enterprise level demand pipeline to develop IT capabilities that best supports the business to achieve the AGCS strategic plan.
  • Provide consulting and coaching to key stakeholders to build business cases for their initiatives to convince decision-makers of its value as a sound investment by showing how it will benefit the organization. This includes assessment of its strategic importance, business requirements, business context, financial appraisal, IT architecture, measurable business benefits and KPIs, comparison of alternative options and ensure IT and non-IT dependencies and risks are addressed.
  • Orchestrate the IT delivery life cycle process, from inception to ensuring all deliverables are fulfilled to generate the business benefits outlined in the business case.
  • Drive Lean Portfolio Management governance topics (SAFe methodology).


What You’ll Bring to the Role

  • Minimum of 3-5 years with project portfolio management and stakeholder management.
  • Strong understanding of business needs, full life cycle of IT development, as well as professional experience in delivering multiple IT projects in an international enterprise.
  • Excellent communication, consulting, and coaching skills. You are experienced in flexing your communication style to engage and advise various audiences from C-level to system architects.
  • Creative thinker balanced with an entrepreneurial mindset and commercial acumen (e.g. strong analysis, critical thinking, problem solving, judgment and decision making skills).
  • You are resilient with a proactive hands-on approach to achieve quality results.
  • Experience in SAFe methodology and insurance industry would be beneficial.


What’s in it for you?


Let’s care about everything that makes you, you
We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong.  We offer a hybrid working model, which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working.  Please feel free to discuss flexible working arrangements with us.


Let’s care for your financial wellbeing
We believe in rewarding performance with a great compensation and benefits package (details vary by location), including a generous bonus scheme and pension.


Let’s care for your opportunities to progress
From career development and digital learning programs to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered.


Let’s care for life’s twists and turns
From our support for flexible working, health and wellbeing (including private healthcare and generous parental leave benefits), to helping people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach.  We’ve got your back.


Let’s care for our society and our planet
With opportunities to be engaged in shaping a future that is safe, inclusive and sustainable, we care for the tomorrows of our people, our industry and our clients.


Care to join us?

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a global corporate insurance carrier and part 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.  Learn more about us by clicking here.

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer, and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.  Diversity of thinking is an important part of our company culture.


People with disabilities:
We want to give all our candidates the best opportunity to succeed.  If you need any adjustments to be made during the application and selection process, please email


Recruitment Agencies: 
AGCS has an in-house recruitment team, which focuses on sourcing great candidates directly. AGCS does not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters.  Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired.  When we do use agencies, we have a PSL in place, so please do not contact managers directly.