Release Coordinator | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1512004

At Allianz, we care for all the things that make you, you. For feeling like you belong. For a place where learning never stops. For growing new skills and opening up exciting possibilities. For your curiosity to thrive and help transform an industry. And when life twists, there's flex for balance and the support you need.

We know that flexible work comes in different forms, that's why we're embracing hybrid ways of working – enabling employees to maintain a balance of working both in the office and remote, supporting the needs of both the business and individual

 Release Coordinator| NSW - Sydney, Australia

Allianz is the home for Release Coordinators who dare to build long relationships rather than fulfil short-term objectives. 

  • Take pride in the difference you'll bring to customers
  • Be part of a team that genuinely cares about your wellbeing
  • Help bring our purpose to life    

What if you could put the customer at the heart of everything you do?

The Release Coordinator will report directly into the Release Manager and is a permanent opportunity based in our offices in North Sydney.

The role will assist in managing both the local and global monthly application release process to an agreed schedule, as it relates to the Allianz Australia operation. You will facilitate and coordinate the implementation of changes (BAU and Project) into production with the aim to minimise any adverse impact on Business Users and Customers as a result of these changes.

This role will be the key liaison between local IT BAU Teams and Project Teams, global IT Teams and all other Release Stakeholders, regarding Release Management activities.

 You'll be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the Combined Monthly Application Release process from both local and global perspective.
  • Ensuring compliance to the process and that each Release is tracking to the defined timelines.
  • Facilitating Release stand ups and implementation planning walkthroughs.
  • Managing the communication of Release milestones and ensuring all Release Stakeholders are aware of the associated system outages.
  • Providing input into Release activities in general and continual improvement of Release Management processes.
  • Maintaining a focus on compliance and risk related matters associated with each Release.
  • Assessing impact of non-release related change on each Release and the impact on production systems.
  • Involvement in new Release Management challenges for upcoming developments such as the IT Master Platform project.

 Important to your success: 

  • Previous professional experience of Release and Change Management processes
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritise and problem solve
  • Ability to coordinate activities across multiple Teams to ensure tasks are completed within the Release schedule
  • Agile and open to taking on new projects and work accountabilities as needed
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner as required (e.g. some weekend and international hours work will be required).

What's on offer?

As we embed a customer-focused strategy across everything we do, you'll have an opportunity to drive innovation and real change that delivers a tangible and meaningful impact on our people, our customers and our community

Make a meaningful difference to supporting environmentally-friendly workplaces

We value integrity, discretion and doing what's right for the customer over KPIs and strict process

 About us

Allianz 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.

 We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?".

Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role. 

Let's care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us?

As a requirement of your role, it will be necessary for you attend the workplace from time to time. In accordance with our COVID-19 vaccination requirement, all entrants to the office must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an Allianz operated workplace in Australia.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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