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Data Translator

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Recruiter: Allianz
Listed on: 7th January
Location: This role is expected to be a ‘hybrid
Salary Notes: Competitive plus great benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Location: In line with the Allianz New Working Model, this role is expected to be a ‘hybrid' position, meaning a mix of both home and office work, with travel to our Guildford office on a very flexible basis.

Description: Are you passionate about data management & love delivering customer value through building lasting relationships? If yes, keep on reading as we have exciting new role for you. Our Data Value Management team is growing and we have created Data Translator role to support delivery of the value to the business.

About us: You'll be working alongside data governance, management, quality, master and reference data experts supported by data architects and modellers acting as a conduit between the team and business customer, supporting development of data products that enable us to serve our business better and create competitive advantage.

Data Value management is a cross functional data team driving range of enabling capabilities to other data teams and business customers. We are both a data engine room and ensure our Organisation's data is supporting effective operations and is available for analytical purposes to the Allianz Commercial. As one of the largest general insurers in the UK we have unparalleled access to data, and whilst we have our fair share of legacy IT, we are rapidly transforming and modernising our data stack, in particular building in the public cloud (Azure). We create meaningful business value, using the latest data tools and methods, our vast pools of data, combined with deep industry expertise.

This is what may be a part of your daily job:

  • Develop and drive our data value management strategy enabling data products that will help hundreds of staff in supporting our customers, and influence our business strategy.
  • Drive adoption of Data Ownership to Allianz Commercial business.
  • Build relationships and collaborate with stakeholders around the business in helping to create data driven solutions to business problems.
  • Play an essential role in creating a bridge between the team's capabilities and the business strategy and priorities.
  • Promote data literacy across the organisation and locate data champions.
  • Support data forums, help to identify improvement opportunities by understanding specific business area's value drivers and help recommend value-driven solutions to key stakeholders.
  • Drive data quality improvements across the organisation, driven by business priorities and simplification of processes.

Skills and Experience:

To be a success in this role, you'll be a seasoned data professional with strong business acumen as well as the following:

  • Be passionate about data.
  • Understanding of Data Governance & Management best practices and their practical application.
  • Great communication skills and strong stakeholder management across a range of levels.
  • Experience with driving successful data governance initiatives to business stakeholders, enabling and articulating associated value.
  • Experience with some of the contemporary analytical and data management tools (like: Informatica Axon/EDC, IBM InfoSphere, Microstrategy...), or confidence you will learn them fast.
  • Practical experience of data manipulation and analysis
  • Experience working in an agile project environment or managing large items of work- ideally in the context of data
  • Experience in people management
  • Organised, demonstrated strong work ethic, results driven and able to hit deadline

What we can offer you:

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from - including retail discounts and insurance cover - so you can pick a package that's perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options and global career development opportunities across the wider Allianz Group. That's on top of enjoying all the benefits you'd expect from the world's number one insurance brand, including:

  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail discounts

About us:

At Allianz we want everyone to bring their full self to work, so we invest in our people's personal and professional development. This helps us build the high performing workforce of tomorrow, but don't just take our word for it - at the British Insurance Awards we won seven awards, including General Insurer of the Year and Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year.

We're at a pivotal moment in our history following the purchases of the LV= General Insurance Group and the General Insurance division of Legal & General, making us the second biggest general insurer in the UK.  We're building our future together, and we're excited about the possibilities ahead - interested in being part of the team?

Additional requirements: 

At Allianz we believe that the difference in our people makes the difference to our business. We're committed to removing any barriers in our recruitment process so if you're having difficulties with your online application or any other stage, please contact us.

For external applicants only -
Please be aware that we will require satisfactory pre-employment evidence to include DBS, Financial Probity and Fraud checks, before you can commence employment with us.

Closing Date: 21st January 2022