Senior Business Consultant (Ref. No.: 85342)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you a strategic thinker and do you like interaction with people? Are you passionate about improving processes and operations? Is critical thinking something you do on daily basis? Do you consider yourself a great teammate?
Then you might be the person we are looking for.

As a Senior Management Consultant in the Strategic Initiatives team you will cooperate with the local leaders in achieving operational and strategic goals of their business units. You will help them to define framework and methodologies to unify approaches and ensure the quality of outputs and sustainability of implemented changes. As part of our specialist team, the range of challenges, business areas and stakeholders you will be exposed to will be very extensive, and typically strategic in nature.
We need a person who focuses on delivery, meeting deadlines and providing high quality service, not giving up in the face of obstacles. Somebody who is able to drive initiatives, challenge and convince partners across the organization. Ideally, you are able to detect and raise problems and relevant topics in a complex organizational set-up. You will communicate and implement best practices and improvements. As a senior person in the team you will also act as a mentor for junior colleagues.

Your main responsibilities will be:
- Handling the consultancy requests
- Coordinating business projects and process optimization activities
- Cooperating with colleagues from the team on running projects
- Preparing materials and reports for senior management
- Assisting in analysis and documentation of as-is capabilities about business processes, people, and technology in order to develop solutions
- Helping to the development and implementation of improvement standards within the location
- Collaborating with all partners and striving for the best solution for the Swiss Re value chains
- Identify cross location topics to improve overall productivity and eliminate waste and conduct improvement projects accordingly
- Coaching and guiding stakeholders in order to ensure the development and implementation of improvement targets and roadmaps
- Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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 selection process

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 - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

- Experience as a project team member or project support and member of project office
- Data Analyses and excellent MS Excel skills
- Experience in Business Process Improvement and project management/PMO- 7-10 years
- Experience with project related methodologies (such as Agile, Scrum)
- Excellent Presentation skills
- Experience in Lean, Continual Improvement or Operational Excellence Initiatives in Service or Administration area.
- Technical/Business Administration University degree
- Certification in Process Improvement (Lean 6S), project and change management as an asset
- Excellent command of spoken and written English
- Working experience in the area of insurance or finance is an advantage
- Able to work in a dynamic environment, adapting actively to changes in objectives and priorities in response to changing business needs
- Structured and well-organized with good analytical skills
- Problem-solving attitude and good communication skills
- Results oriented, willing to inspire change, creative and be can-do

*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.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava


Contact person: Alexandra Simova

ID: 3118521   Dátum zverejnenia: 11.6.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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.