General Manager, Data Office | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1405523/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.


Are you looking for an organisation that has a high level of Integrity and professionalism?  Do you want challenging work that enables international relationships and sharing of global best practice?

We're seeking a General Manager Data Office, based in our Sydney CBD office.

This is a newly created role reporting in to the Chief Technical Officer who is highly engaged and motivated to provide you with the opportunity to grow and fully utilise your technical and leadership skills.

You will be responsible for leading and developing Allianz Australia's data strategy and executing the data capability framework.  The role oversees the capture, governance, management and stategic use of the data asset for Allianz  .The role provides and understanding of the value of this digital asset, enabling it to be mined for insights and competitice advantage, building awareness and highlighting opportunities to Senior Management Team.  You will work collaboratively with the Data and Analytics team, IT and Strategic Project teams to ensure alignment of data activities across the enterprise.

What you should expect

Your challenges will include:

  • Ensuring alignment of all Allianz divisions to the data strategy to improve data governance and utilization of information. 
  • Building the right operating model for Allianz.
  • Creating virtual teams across Allianz to drive and embed the data capability roadmap.
  • Understand Allianz Group's data strategies and leverage where appropriate for Allianz Australia.

It will be your responsibility to:

  • Establish data procedures, policies and governance to ensure the effective management of data across Allianz to meet the desire business outcomes.
  • Design and implement an enterprise data capability operating model that creates clarity of accountabilities and supports Allianz strategic objectives.
  • Work with IT to establish the appropriate infrastructure to enable efficient and effective usage of the enterprise data asset.
  • Drive the capture, maintainance, organisation and application of data and information to support key business processes across all Allianz divisions.
  • Enable utilisation of the enterprise data asset through a variety of systems and services, including business intelligence, advanced analytics, data mining, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Build strong relationships and work collaboratively across Allianz to embed best practice data strategies.
  • Effectively communicate the status, value and importance of data collection to senior stakeholders.

 

Important to your success

You will bring an ability to influence and manage multiple stakeholders across our business divisions. You are known for your exceptional analytical skills and business focused solutions. You have a reputation for leading, inspiring, coaching and developing your team. In addition you will be valued for:

  • Experience working in large complex hierarchical organisations to drive and implement desired outcomes.
  • Insurance and/or relevant financial services experience.
  • Extensive experience working at senior management levels designing and implementing the data strategy and presenting to senior management committees and boards to influence outcomes.
  • Proven track record in defining the business's data strategy and data roadmap and extensive knowledge of relevant applications, big data solutions and tools.
  • Strong understanding of industry trends and best practice to data management technologies.
  • P&L experience highly desirable.
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology, Data Science or related field.

What's On Offer

This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth.

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.

The home for those who dare to challenge themselves and others!

More about us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position.  By truly caring about people – both our 83 million private and corporate customers and 147,000 employees – we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  Our main ambition is to be our customers' trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow.

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.

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

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