Head of Strategy Implementation (m/f/d) Job at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty – in München
Based in our Munich office, you will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of global initiatives & projects within the Global Distribution team. You will plan, structure and execute projects with high impact, high change requirements and often high complexity across a range of functions within AGCS worldwide. Stakeholder management is a key part of the role, both in our Global Distribution network and across AGCS.
You will oversee strategic alignment and be involved in exciting initiatives as part of the New AGCS, such as the Sales Excellence Process, Industry Solutions, broker & client management, marketing strategy and the sales academy. You will define and steer KPIs for your scope of responsibility. Your superlative project management tools and methodologies will ensure we drive concepts through to results.
In this role, you will take on the following main tasks: Business ImprovementDrive and contribute to strategic thinking, to further improve success in the sales excellence process, as part of New AGCSEnsure cross-function alignment on strategic projects within and outside of Global DistributionAct as a connection point for these methodologies and strategies to ensure Global Distribution’s business requirements are integratedPromote and assure successful, timely and in-budget delivery of Global Distribution projects Project ManagementOversee the project initiatives within Global DistributionBe responsible for overall Global Distribution project scope, management,implementation and documentation of key initiatives within the sales excellence process (Client segmentation, System implementation, Key Account Management resourcing, account prioritization and planning, ISD concept & roll out), broker & client management, marketing and the sales academyActively performance manage and enable the project, to ensure initiatives and supporting work streams deliver together. Escalate appropriately if progress is delayedMaintain knowledge and oversight in all areas of the program/projects, including processes required to ensure all components are coordinated eg. project plan development processes, execution processes, and integrated change control processesUse high quality Project Management methodology & toolsHandle the budget for projects, monitoring the expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as projects progressIdentify, analyze and interpret relevant global and local data in order to challenge the status quo, define improvements and ensure that best practice underpins the projectUse information to establish standards and ensure adoption for decisions relating to specific projectsActively participate in AGCS group projects as DCI, ACM, ITMP, acting as a connection point for these methodologies to ensure Global Distribution’s business requirements are integrated. Manage inter-dependencies between and within projects Communication and Relations ManagementPositively and proactively manage all stakeholders who are involved in or impacted by the project, including senior managementAct as a cross-functional connection point for Global DistributionEnsure provision of timely and transparent project information, to provide accurate, relevant decision-making material. Create and provide regular updates for strategic meetings, developing high-impact presentation materials and reports, that are effective and appropriate for the target audience. Ensure that key messages are highlighted, understood and adopted and effectively break down complex issues to ensure complete audience understanding Global Standards & GovernanceDefine a high-quality project management steering approach for all initiatives and projects. Regularly report on project progress and status including KPIs within your scope Project Team ManagementReporting directly into the Head of Global Distribution, you will work closely with the whole Global Distribution team and business leaders Best-Practice SharingPromote the Global Distribution sales excellence process in our organizationEnsure business requirements are aligned and met when supporting cross-functional projectsCommit to successful project delivery, keeping open and transparent communications on project progress, and addressing early challengesDisplay a New AGCS ”How” culture while executing work
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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.
About the Company
Company: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty –
Company Location: München