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Allianz to host first ever return to work event for local professionals

Press release   •   May 13, 2019 11:03 BST

Allianz Insurance, one of the UK’s leading general insurers, with headquarters in Guildford, is holding a career Returners Insight event on 11th June.

Open to professionals who’ve been out of the workplace for two or more years the event will showcase local opportunities within Allianz ranging from business change through to actuarial.

The objective is to provide return-to-work support and information, together with an initial exploration of opportunities through speaker sessions, a skills workshop and a networking lunch with existing returners and business managers.

Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer, said “At Allianz we value diversity as a source of strength and know that a career gap shouldn’t be a barrier to realising your professional goals and aspirations. By recruiting in this way we’re hoping to find talented people who might not otherwise have applied to work with us.”

The Career Returners Insight event is taking place 9.30-1pm on the 11th June at the Allianz Guildford Office.      
The Registration deadline for the event is 24th May 2019.

Following the event Allianz will be seeking applications for permanent roles with coaching and transitional support made available.


Notes to Editors:


  • Will have been on a career break for a minimum of 2 years or more
  • Are seeking a return to the workplace
  • Are looking for a role in the Guildford area

Have previous professional experience in either:

  • Business Change
  • Legal
  • Actuarial 

Application Process & Closing Date

  • Please register your attendance here. 
  • Complete the registration questions and upload your CV. Please don’t worry about what your CV looks like we just want to make sure that all parties maximise the opportunity.
  • Registration deadline for the event is 24th May 2019. Places are limited so please do not delay.
  • Should you have any queries about the event email stating ‘Returner event’ in the header

Not available to attend the event?

Drop us a line we would still love to hear from you.

The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 92 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 673 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage more than 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2018, over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries achieved total revenues of 131 billion euros and an operating profit of 11.5 billion euros for the group.

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