Project Manager Team Lead | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1417173

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.

Project Manager - Team Lead

Allianz Australia are looking to engage a Project Manager - Team Lead to sit within our Technology Division based in our new state-of-the-art offices in North Sydney (5 minute walk from North Sydney train station).

Reporting directly into the PM Practice Lead, you will be responsible for supporting, coaching and managing a team of 10 - 12 highly capable Project Managers, sitting across a number of various complex initiatives.

This is an exciting opportunity, where you will be able to leverage your extensive delivery knowledge and hands on experience through coaching and mentoring a team of delivery professionals to ensure Best Practice across project delivery and identify areas for continuous improvement and uplift.

Join Allianz in a period of change and transformation – this is your opportunitiy to make an impact and take your career to the next level.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:

  • 5 + years' experience project managing a team of delivery resources working on a medium sized ICT project (>$5m) within a complex, multi-platform and vendor environment.
  • Ideally you will additionally have 2 + years' experience leading a team of Project Managers (preferably in a PMO capacity) with demonstrated experience mentoring and coaching to ensure capability uplifts and continuous improvement.
  • Experience defining, estimating, forecasting and managing the necessary project resource requirements.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to effectively engage and manage diverse technical and business stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong experience across the end to end delivery lifecyle, SDLC deliverables and how they perain to Agile and Waterfall / Traditional delivery methods
  • Risk & issues, dependency and financial mananagement and reporting experience within complex ICT projects
  • Experience working within Financial Services– ideally within Insurance or Wealth

Tools experience:

  • Proficient in MS Office including MS Project – Online desirable
  • Enterprise Project Management tools - desirable
  • JIRA

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.

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. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

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