Team Lead Strategic Initiatives (Ref. No.: 65241)

Place of work
Mlynske Nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

You will lead a specialised team passionate about delivering strategic initiatives that deliver value for Swiss Re in Bratislava. In this role, you will lead a team of project managers / management consultants, whose purpose is to support our business partner's leadership to achieve their operational and strategic goals.
The role offers coverage to a broad scope of topics and projects with high levels of exposure. A high degree of flexibility, strong collaboration skills, coupled with an adaptable application of project management principals, enable you to understand and resolve both operational and strategic topics with a wide range of partners, from across the leadership spectrum to subject authorities.

About the role
• Lead a team of experienced project managers / process consultants
• Support local Leadership to implement the target operating model
• Cooperate with all partners and strive for the best solution for the Swiss Re value chains.
• Responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of improvement standards within the location, through leading / running improvement initiatives
• Providing consulting expertise and program management to business leaders on off-shoring topics including transitions governance, risks, risk mitigation and industry practices in the area of transition and transformation projects
• Conceptualise, lead and/or steer locational initiatives spanning across growth, operational excellence, innovation and stakeholder management.
• Identify opportunities to improve overall productivity and eliminate waste and conduct improvement projects accordingly
• Builds a consistent professional structured approach to improvement throughout the local office, and benchmark with Industry Best Practice.
• Coaching and guiding all levels of leaders in order to ensure the development and implementation of improvement targets and roadmaps
• Develop multi level relationships to ensure project delivery goals are met as planned

About you
• Over 12 years of work experience, with at least 3-5 years of senior management experience.
• Expertise in Business Process Improvement, Project and Change Management, People Leadership, Banking or other financial services in an international environment is helpful
• Broad experience in Operational Excellence, Project management, Program management, Continual Improvement concepts, Change management initiatives in Operations, Service or back and middle office domains.
• Excellent stakeholder management and consulting soft skills
• Excellent command of spoken and written English
• Technical/Business Administration University degree or MBA

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)


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 Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3334002   Dátum zverejnenia: 16.4.2018