Chief Information Security Officer (m/f/d)@ Allianz Direct

München, DE, 81677


As an international financial services provider, Allianz offers worldwide products and solutions in insurance and asset management.

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About us:


The world around us is changing rapidly and so is the insurance industry. Now’s the right time to make a bold move and shape the future of insurance – this is Allianz Direct! As a pan-European online insurer of the Allianz Group, launched in 2019, Allianz Direct is on its mission to become the most customer-oriented and efficient insurer on the market. Allianz Direct is truly changing the face of insurance, in customer experience, and in technology, processes, people and culture. 


An international team of business experts and engineers who live and breathe an agile way of working, are seeking to improve and change the way you do insurance. Driven by customer obsession and love for data, Allianz Direct strives for delivering an exceptional experience with a personal touch.


So, what makes Allianz Direct so unique? We believe in the power of simplicity and convenience and by doing so we have managed to set new standards when it comes to online insurance. 


Job Purpose Role


  • Leading the Information Security Function of Allianz Direct
  • Taking ownership for managing information security risks of Allianz Direct
  • Supporting the board of management in managing Information Security Risks
  • Supporting Allianz Direct in building secure products for our customers and partners


Key responsibilities:


  • Oversee all areas of Information Security including but not limited to IAM, GRC, Security Engineering and Strategy
  • Provide regular reports to the board of management and other stakeholders in the Allianz Group and Allianz Direct about the status of our Information Security program
  • Lead a team of experts in different areas of information security; this includes coaching on personal and professional development
  • Engage and empathize with other leaders and software engineering teams to understand their challenges and adjust the security program accordingly
  • Monitor for and manage security incidents
  • Perform budget planning and steering

Qualifications/Key skills:


  • 10+ years of experience in various areas of Information Security
  • Significant experience leading security projects in a regulated environment
  • Experience with cloud-native environments and their security requirements 
  • Independent and collaborative working style
  • Good understanding of current software development processes and best practice
  • Ability to empathize and influence key stakeholders to achieve security targets



Additional information 

We offer: Career development programs, Workwell@Allianz, Flexible working arrangements  Please submit your applications only via our online tool.


49231 | IT & Tech Engineering | Management | Allianz Executive | Allianz Direct | Full-Time | Permanent


Allianz Group 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 at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.

Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect experiences across Allianz Group.

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Tags: Agile CISO Cloud IAM Strategy

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Insurance

Region: Europe
Country: Germany
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