Operations Specialist

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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

The primary focus of this role is to provide professional, strategic and operational business and team management support to the iptiQ EMEA L&H Chief Technology & Operations Officer and team.

Main tasks/activities:
1. Liaise with CTOO and his direct reports to support smooth and efficient management of the iptiQ EMEA L&H CTOO team and execution of agreed priorities;
2. Active involvement in various business activities, including confidential work and liaising when necessary with employees and clients involved in such activities on the CTOO's behalf, as required;
3. Develop business recommendations, document them in briefing papers, reports and PowerPoint presentations and communicate in the appropriate audience (e.g., CTOO Management Team, Steering Committees and ET)
4. Organize events and workshops as well as Townhalls and coordinate CTOO preparation for other meetings
5. Proactively identify ways to improve team engagement and culture across CTOO and iptiQ
6. Lead and guide the team assistant and during the absence of the team assistant, proactively manage diary, emails, arrange travel programmes, including planning, expenses, itineraries, etc;
7. Travel to Swiss Re locations as required (max 20%, typically less)

About the team:
iptiQ EMEA L&H is part of Swiss Re's Life Capital division which manages all our life & health primary insurance portfolios across Europe. iptiQ is a start-up, established to deliver innovative protection solutions sold to consumers through Distribution Partners. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and capabilities key to driving forward this new business, while working closely with the rest of the Swiss Re Group.

We are a dynamic, entrepreneurial business unit who thrive on change and are passionate about high quality delivery to our customers and distribution partners.

We have established a large team in Bratislava as one of our key locations. iptiQ is a Luxembourg based insurer with operations in UK, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Spain and France. iptiQ's CTOO team supports the delivery of iptiQ's growth for these locations and other countries across Europe. We are looking for a strategic and creative self-starter to be part of this team with specific responsibility to drive execution within the iptiQ Chief Technology & Operations Officer.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

1. English is iptiQ's business language and therefore high command of the language with a clear and articulated standard of written and verbal communication is a must-have. Additional European language skills would be a plus;
2. Experience of providing support to Senior Management from a team & business coordination aspects;
3. Experience of developing and implementing structures, frameworks and tools to better manage and coordinate a growing team as well as strong inter-personal skills to make it happen;
4. Self-motivated, eager to learn, happy working independently, highly organized and efficient, setting adequate priorities
5. You are able to collaborate strongly and actively with other team members as required especially in a virtual environment across multiple locations and cultures
6. Ability to handle confidential information appropriately, to cope effectively with multi-task work situations as well as to work independently and to work under pressure
7. You are committed to quality, attention to detail and are solution oriented; persistent and thorough
8. You are proficient in MS Office, particularly Outlook, PowerPoint and advanced Excel is important
9. You hold a Bachelor or Master in Economics, Social sciences, International relationships, Politics, Engineering or related field
10. You have broad extracurricular interests

*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 value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Karadžičova 12
821 08 Bratislava


Contact person: Thomas Antonin Lamy

ID: 3279006   Dátum zverejnenia: 18.1.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*