Allianz

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Allianz Reviews

Updated 30 January 2015
Updated 30 January 2015
117 Reviews
3.8
117 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good work life balance, if you're not keen to develop yourself or keep the status quo (in 18 reviews)

  • Decent salary plus very good variable pay which is up to you to make (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is fair but fluctuates pretty heavily according to deadlines (in 4 reviews)

  • German colleagues "seem" have an advantage over non Germans, especially when it comes to management positions (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great internship experience

    Former Employee - Intern in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Former Employee - Intern in Munich, Bayern (Germany)

    I worked at Allianz as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great office culture, great support by team members and great learning experience.

    Cons

    Location outside of city center but awesome building and awesome facilities, so I'm not even sure it's a con:) Big group, red tape could prove hard to deal with sometimes

  2.  

    people centric company - good values and express the values

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Head of Department in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Head of Department in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Allianz full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    personal growth staff development working conditions

    Cons

    tough industry to learn Insurance is a complicated global structure and pricing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue the open honesty the currently express

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    IT at Allianz

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Allianz full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Does everything at a large scale and currently is globalizing topics; Very often working on the forefront of technology and trying to constantly improve; always challenging the status quo; working with top tier suppliers

    Cons

    Extremely bureaucratic processes that slow everything down while at the same time senior management put a lot of pressure on organization to speed up; very political place; does not care about long-term talent development, rather brings in people from external

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Awesome Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Controlling Trainee in Vienna (Austria)
    Former Employee - Controlling Trainee in Vienna (Austria)

    I worked at Allianz as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    perfect mix between being challenged by supervisor and supported; awesome network for high potential interns; very nice colleagues

    Cons

    the same down sides as with all publicly listed companies and multi nationals - a little short term orientated, but still better than competition

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    good to work in Germany, questionable in some other locations

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Allianz full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    very stable and people oriented in Germany offices
    career development and reward procedures officially existing per best in class standards

    Cons

    treating employees differently in different countries

    low attention to leadership quality outside of headquarters makes people practices in some locations poor if not harassing

    then, all established fancy talent management procedures (org health survey, career development, reward management etc) are supported at very different levels in different countries, so, for example, person working in Russian office and German office would feel like working for 2 companies with far different cultures and people practices

    Doesn't Recommend
  7.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Budapest (Hungary)

    I have been working at Allianz full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I have been working at Allianz Hungary full-time for more than 6 years. Love my coworkers, and my manager understands work/life balance.
    Good bonus and benefits, various training opportunities.

    Cons

    The salary not the best.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Account Tech specializing in Catastrophe Modeling.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Tech in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Account Tech in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at Allianz full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing benefits and flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Difficulty to move up within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation & future growth of employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Good, stable, conservative company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Controller in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Financial Controller in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I have been working at Allianz full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excelent work environment, great team, solid company.

    Cons

    Rigid company, pressure to meet deadlines affects your work-life balance. Promotions are not in the line.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More support for personal growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Structured

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Training Administrator in Bucharest (Romania)
    Former Employee - Training Administrator in Bucharest (Romania)

    I worked at Allianz full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    good salary, great career opportunities,

    Cons

    Sometimes rigid and infelxible, management can be quite strict

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Allianz as a contractor

    Pros

    Satisfying work nice people t work with

    Cons

    long days / work-life balance not good

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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