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Head of Risk Management ART (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Management

Zurich, CH, 8002 Schaan, LI, 9494

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3630

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 

Are you interested in joining our adventure by becoming our new Head of Risk Management ART?


At Allianz Risk Transfer AG we are dedicated to supporting our clients by working with them to deliver the best possible solutions in the management, control and reduction of risks.  


In this role you will be responsible for risk management and control activities for two legal entities and be part of the center of competence for the non-traditional Line of Businesses written in Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) globally. This includes managing top risks, setting and ensuring consistency with the risk appetite and working closely with the business to address risks. The role reports to an executive board member of ART AG and to the global Chief Risk Officer of AGCS.



In this role you will…


•    Be Responsible for the risk management function of two legal entities and for the entire structured and fund business in AGCS.
•    Ensure a state-of-the-art risk management framework.
•    Propose the risk appetite for structured and fund business.
•    Define and prioritize actions to mitigate risks in close collaboration with the underwriting and claims functions.
•    Perform regular and ad-hoc risk reporting to the top management. 
•    Drive all actions around the capital regime (closing process, regulatory reporting, request by the supervisors). 
•    Perform the ORSA process at legal entity level.
•    Drive regular discussions with senior management of the business on risk management topics. 


To be successful in the role:


You will have...


•    Excellent qualification with an analytical background, preferably a degree in Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, or any other analytical science
•    Professional experience ideally at least 5 years in reinsurance, P&C insurance and / or asset management, ideally experience in risk managing function
•    Sound understanding of risk governance principles as well as regulatory requirements including capital regimes
•    An Engaged, independent and collaborative working style; business-minded, pragmatic and result-orientated attitude
•    Strong analytical and communication skills; assertive and collaborative                
•    Fluent English and ideally also German language skills


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. 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 expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect experiences across Allianz Group.


Let’s care for tomorrow.