Senior Portfolio Director | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1404108/EXT

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

  • Executive role with opportunity to make an impact
  • Leverage your strategic thinking and ability to deliver with pragmatism
  • Leading global insurance organisation, Sydney CBD based


About the role

This diverse and challenging Senior Portfolio Director role reports to the Executive General Manager Workers' Compensation.

You will have an exciting opportunity to oversee project delivery and work closely with senior management to provide project assurance and prioritisation.  You will build and manage relationships with key stakeholders including General Managers, PMO, and Project Sponsors. You will also develop effective and strong relationships with the Senior Portfolio Directors in other divisions.  Your key focus is portfolio project delivery but at the same time take a broader enterprise view to contribute to Allianz' success.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting Executive General Manager and Project Sponsors  in delivery of project outcomes
  • Reporting on risk and issues escalation/mitigation
  • Coordinating the ongoing development of portfolio pipeline and roadmap including identifying tender opportunities and market trends
  • Providing advice and support to portfolio clients on development of business cases, project plans and post implementation reviews
  • Monitoring operational expenses in line with agreed budget, tracking against milestones

 About you:

To be successful in this role we are looking for an experienced executive who is looking for an opportunity to take a lead role in developing and facilitating an enhanced organisational capability relating to project management and successful business outcomes. 

Key skills and experiences we are seeking include:

  • Strong background and experience in business project management and change management. Financial services experience desirable.
  • Proven leadership experience. In particular with deep experience in business planning and budgeting experience along with strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Strategic thinking skills. The ability to provide visionary leadership and understand new opportunities
  • Portfolio monitoring and reporting experience at an expert level
  • High attention to detail coupled with a knowledge of risk management and compliance
  • Tertiary qualifications in business or other relevant degree

What we offer:

We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees and ‎‎reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits: wide range of insurance, household, lifestyle and travel discounts available; variety of flexible leave options; on-going training and development opportunities.

We value integrity, customer focus, collaborative leadership and trust, and we are seeking ‎people with ‎‎the same ‎values. We recognise our employees as our most valuable asset and are committed to helping people to build a long term career within a strong inclusive team culture.

 Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life.

If you are looking to develop your career, take on new challenges and gain valuable experience with a strong global business, apply now and see where your career with Allianz can take you!

To apply please follow the online links and attach your resume and cover letter. For a confidential discussion please contact Norma Glenn, Talent Acquisition Manager on 02 8258 5046




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