Legal Counsel Career Returners at Allianz

Legal Counsel Career Returners at Allianz

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Start date: Spring/Summer 2019

Programme: Supported Hiring into Permanent Roles

A career gap shouldn’t be a barrier to realising your professional goals and aspirations. Allianz is recruiting qualified lawyers, who have been out of the workplace for at least 2 years and are looking to step back into the workplace, to join the Allianz team at their Guildford Head Office. You will be joining directly into a permanent role, with coaching and mentoring transition support provided.

Who is Allianz looking for?

Allianz is keen to welcome back experienced and talented legal professionals who can contribute to their focus on true customer centricity. In exchange for a competitive salary package and the support of the programme, they’re looking for the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister
  • Day-to-day knowledge of Financial Services regulatory bodies (ideally insurance) and practices including some knowledge of other regulatory/compliance aspects e.g. FSCS, FOS, Solvency II, data protection, competition law
  • Natural relationship builder and influencer; experienced at working in a collaborative and communicative way

If any of these sound like you read on and apply.

About the Roles and Support

Starting in spring/summer 2019 you will have the opportunity to deal with issues concerning terms of business, policy documentation, distribution and affinity agreements, outsourcing and services agreements, panels, pools, brokers, agents, reinsurance, novations, commutations etc. All whilst you refresh your technical skills, continue your professional development and network with other returners and the wider business.

You will be supported by bespoke coaching sessions from Women Returners and a business-based mentor from day 1, supporting your transition to be a member of the Allianz team.


About Allianz

Allianz aims to be the outstanding competitor in personal and commercial insurance in the UK, helping people and companies move on and up in business and life.

Allianz is the 34th largest company in the world and has over 85 million customers in 70 different countries. There are over 4,500 people working in 22 offices across the UK.

At Allianz UK, everyone brings their own expertise and enthusiasm to work, to enable customers to make the right insurance decisions to meet their needs. They’re passionate about helping their customers and employees move on and up in life and business.

Allianz nurtures and invests in talent to ensure that great people build great careers with them. There’s a variety of different career opportunities which enable people to fulfil their potential and they provide an award-winning range of training, recognised in 2015 by Investors in People (IIP) with a Gold level accreditation. Other prestigious industry awards they have won include General Insurer of the Decade at the British Insurance Awards 2014.

To find out more about what it’s like to work for Allianz visit their website: Allianz – Our People


To apply please click on the following link and complete the online application form: Apply here

Applications will close on the 10 May however apply as soon as possible as Allianz will commence processing CVs straight away.

Please note that you will be supported thorough the recruitment process. The intended recruitment approach for successful candidates will include: an initial telephone conversation for you to find out more about Allianz and to discuss your background and break, an interview at the Allianz Guildford Head Office where you can meet the team, followed by a final stage selection centre.

Should you have any queries about the programme please email stating ‘Legal Counsel Returners’ in the header.

Need more information? Contact us online using the information here or just call us on 020 3145 3333