Asset Management Governance Associate (80-100%)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date
By agreement
Wage (gross)
From 1 100 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1 100 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. *

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

In this role as AM Governance Associate you will gain hands-on experience and develop an excellent understanding of all governance-related topics and operations for asset managers. You will work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural environment and will have the opportunity to enhance your analytical and problem-solving skills.

Key responsibilities:
• Execute and steer end-to-end governance operations, focusing on constant improvement and efficiency of processes and the risk and control environment
• Drive, coordinate and manage various governance related control activities and reviews, e.g. review of processes, risks, controls, records, business unit plans, end user applications etc.
• Management reporting including issue reporting
• Support your stakeholders with governance requirements, including knowledge sharing sessions on specific governance topics
• Collaborate with other AM Governance team members to cover other governance activities
• Manage and deliver governance-related projects
• Cross-functional collaboration with the financial markets community and assurance function

This position will be advising to Asset Management Front office and supporting the Investment Management Agreements process.

We are looking for an individual eager to learn to fill the position of the AM Governance team member for the period of maternity leave of current employee (now to mid-June 2021) with a work-quota of 80% to 100%.

Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

About the Team
The AM Governance team is represented in Slovakia and Zurich. We are a limited number of professionals responsible for framework maintenance and reporting in collaboration with internal and external partners. Through the day we experience a healthy mix of ad hoc issue resolution, compelling investigations and ambitious initiatives. Systematical improvements are an important part of our business.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

You are either a student in the final year of your studies or already have a university degree with a focus on investments or banking (max 3 years of experience). In addition to that, you have:

• Understanding and interest in investments and financial products
• Ability to look at things from risk, compliance or governance angle
• Skills to prioritize tasks, handle numerous initiatives at a time and meet deadlines while delivering high quality results important
• Ability to build up a network of contacts
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong ability to interact with many different teams and layers of organization
• Ability to focus on details without losing track of the big picture
• Great skills with MS Office applications

We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Contact person: Eva Midlikova

ID: 2714734  Dátum zverejnenia: 17.9.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 100 EUR/month