The insurance space is changing rapidly. New ways of creating value from data are evolving at a daily pace. Within Allianz Benelux, we are looking for a Senior Product Owner for MiRA our innovative underwriting tool for MidCorp P&C.
MiRA supports the underwriters by automating mundane tasks, preparing cases based on automated discovery of information, and integrating with multiple tools and data sources. MiRA is a key tool in growing the MidCorp business by allowing underwriters to assess, prepare and win contracts faster, easier and to spend more time on their core activity: risk analysis.
What are you going to do?
Work together with the different stakeholders, business sponsors, and business teams to identify and prioritize what will bring the most value to our customers & brokers thanks to MiRA, for either Belgium or The Netherlands
Simplify the prioritization process by acting as the owner of the product towards those stakeholders
Collaborate with the Chief Product Owner and the other Product Owner to manage and deliver the vision of MiRA through incremental deliveries with an identified and measurable value:
Develop the business case
Defend the budget and staffing necessary to deliver
Facilitate the high-level prioritization across all business stakeholders and teams of users
Analyze business issues and opportunities to transform them into a product backlog and support the teams in delivering that backlog
Analyze the business issues and opportunities
Structure the backlog and delivery with an evolving roadmap based on the business value (with the business stakeholders) and aligned with the company strategy
Define, clarify, refine, and prioritize the backlog of 1 or 2 multidisciplinary squads (data scientists, data engineers, business analysts, software engineers, … and key users)
Be supported by a Scrum Master and an agile coach to leverage Scrum and make the teams self-managing while ensuring the continuous creation of value
What does the team and department look like?
You will be working within our Business Transformation Unit, with a project team of 25 experts & developers, divided among 3 squads. You will interact and organize the prioritization with business stakeholders responsible for different parts of the MidCorp P&C value chain. This project will ensure that our underwriters will be able to work more efficiently and effectively, thanks to data and AI.
What do we have to offer you?
We believe that a good work-life balance is important, so you will have the possibility to work at least 60% from home with a full-time contract with a large degree of flexibility in how you arrange your working hours. When you will be ready for something new, you will have the opportunities for plenty of internal mobility options within Allianz! In addition to everything above, you are entitled to:
We offer you a full-time challenging role in an international landscape based in Brussels or Rotterdam;
Working in a dynamic environment at Allianz, world leader in insurances;
You will work from our new offices within city centre Rotterdam, or from walkable distance from Brussel-North station;
A pleasant working atmosphere within an experienced and enthusiastic team;
Development opportunities and a nice salary package supplemented with fringe benefits which differ on the country you will be based out of;
What will you bring on the table?
>8 years experience as Product Owner or Project Manager or (Data) Product Manager, ideally with multinational teams
Experience in insurance sector
Sound understanding of Agile and Scrum
Experience in Business Analysis, strong interest in understanding different elements of a value chain and especially underwriting processes
Experience in drafting project roadmap and creating business case
Strong intellectual curiosity, along with excellent problem-solving
Very good structured communication, able to understand the details of business processes, as well as company strategy, and summarize it for top management as well as for developers or business experts
Experience in leading prioritization or consensus among different stakeholders
Your English is excellent, and you are fluent in French or Dutch
Interest in data science, data engineering, software engineering
Optional but very nice to have:
A certification like CSPO of Professional Product Owner
Experience in MidCorp insurance, and/or underwriting, and/or pricing
Let’s introduce ourselves. We are Allianz
Allianz has been the global number 1 insurer for years. Something we are proud of and something we what to share with our employees by giving their careers a boost. We do this by offering multiple trainings to ensure their talents and ambitions are being realized. We firmly believe that a good work/life balance is key, so working from home is here to stay and you can decide yourself when and where you work within certain parameters.
In order to make a social contribution, we sponsor the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Dutch Water Sports Association and the Belgian Athletic Association, amongst others. We are also working every day to improve our living environment. A good example of this is the sponsorship of Sea-shepherd: Join us and let’s care for tomorrow.
Have we peaked your interest?
Apply now via the apply button, give a call to our recruiter or send us an email to learn more!
If you’re interested in joining us in The Netherlands, please contact Milou Waters
+316 42 55 27 69
If you’re interested in joining us in Belgium, please contact Noé Falletta
Rotterdam, NL, 3012AG
Brussels, BE, 1210
Area of Expertise:
IT & Tech Engineering
Allianz Nederland Groep N.V.
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