Scrum Master EMEA- Standard Business Incubator

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1700 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

About the role

The Standard Business team has been established to bring simplicity and efficiency to our clients, intermediaries and colleagues through innovative use of data and technology. We believe that by creating standard products, we can meet clients' and intermediaries' needs better, while at the same time operate at a low expense ratio. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is consistent, easier to understand and reliable.

As an EMEA Project Manager/Scrum master, you will play a key role in building global capabilities for CorSo's Standard Business with a first product launch in United Kingdom for EMEA market followed by other market rollouts.

You will be part of an incubator set up that is highly dynamic, entrepreneurial and cross functional; and will collaborate with colleagues from the Proposition team, Innovation & Transformation, Operations, IT and Products functions. In this role you will also act as a glue and synthesize deliverables from different functions to achieve a common vision and goal. The role is a project based and anticipated to last 3 years.

Your key responsibilities include:

- Ensure all projects are delivered on time, on budget, and within scope, following an Agile project methodology.
- Organize and facilitate meetings with functional representatives both with internal and external to team; working effectively across teams to ensure a smooth integration at all points in the process
- Establish and maintain project communication and set project quality and performance standards
- Make independent project decisions preserving the stakeholders business intent and success measures
- Create and maintain effective relationships with internal and external team members.
- Collaborate with IT, capability build, underwriting, products, claims, business development and business services colleagues
- Develop, communicate and implement program and project risk, issue management plans and strategies

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)

Personality requirements and skills

About you

- You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in insurance and/or technology industry
- In-depth knowledge of Scrum and implementation of Agile Methodologies in enterprise environments a plus
- Ability to shape strong presentations and narratives that influence and commit people to change
- You are a creative team-oriented self-starter with strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial mindset and proven design-thinking skills
- You are able to navigate ambiguity and can work effectively in a changing and quickly evolving environment
- Experience facilitating brainstorming sessions is a plus
Innovative, creative, excited to learn
- Patient, organized, very good project management skills
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- You have the ability to think out of the box and inspire others

*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.


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 Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava
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Kontaktná osoba: Thomas Antonin Lamy

ID: 2964326  Dátum zverejnenia: 19.11.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month