As an internationally active industrial insurer, HDI Global SE covers the needs of industrial and commercial clients in customized insurance solutions. It is active in more than 150 countries and an enterprise of the HDI Group within the Talanx Group, the third biggest German and one of the big European insurance groups.

HDI Global SE is looking for its business division „Guidance“ at the earliest possible date for its headquarter in Hannover for a

Project Manager/ Product Manager (m/w/d) “Product Driven Enterprise Architecture”

Job description:

  • Shaping an overarching solution based on a comprehensive product model to encompass services for UW, contract and claims in a commercial insurance context (at first as a minimum viable product aka MVP, later as part of a holistic service architecture within an agile development organisation)
  • Leading of an agile project organisation to test and build MVP
  • Working in a scaled agile context according to SAFe with external services providers
  • Development of a vision and roadmap for the development of the MVP in the organisational context
  • Steering of requirements and management of stakeholders within the organisation
  • Responsibility for Product Backlog and prioritization of user stories, to build a costumer centric solution
  • Person of contact for technical questions from Product Owners, Scrum Dev Teams and internal and external developers
  • Close collaboration with IT Architecture, product configuration and in-focus business to ensure high quality of outcome
  • Managing and steering of internal and external employees within project context


  • University degree, prefer­ably in economics, law or IT or comparable work experience
  • Experience as product manager (preferably in a SAFe context)
  • Professional expe­rience and deeper under­standing of at least one line of busi­ness in commer­cial insu­rance
  • Credible expertise in stakeholder management with expe­rienced commer­cial lines ex­perts
  • High Motivation to take over responsibility for product development in an agile organisation and to drive development of outcomes towards high user satisfaction and usability
  • High degree of knowledge in either UW or Claims organisation in a commercial insurance context.
  • Analytical skill-set, help to develop a solution, judgment in taking the best one
  • Creative problem-solving skill, conceptual working skill
  • Curiosity to under­stand the value chains and busi­ness models of the various lines of busi­ness
  • Open-mindedness in working with diffe­rent lines of busi­nesses, bran­ches, carriers and cultures
  • Tenacity and persis­tence to bring pro­jects over the line and stay on focus in dis­cussion with line of business
  • Strong communi­cation capabili­ties
  • Very strong Eng­lish skills (C1) and German language skills (B2)

We offer:

  • Flexible working hours including mobile work
  • Hardware leasing for private purposes (e.g. laptop, tablet, smartphone)
  • Jobticket for the public transport (in Hanover, Cologne and Hilden)
  • Individual further development opportunities (e.g. specialist seminar or extra-occupational course of studies)
  • Health management – preventive measures and a broad range of sport programs
  • Corporate pension scheme and capital-forming benefits
If you think you fit this description, we encourage you to apply by including your CV with a brief cover letter and specifying your current and expected salary, and the earliest date you're able to join, and the reference number 10203 for this position. Please send your application to HDI Service AG, Human Resources Management, Mr. Christopher Dökel, HDI-Platz 1, 30659 Hannover.
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