Compliance Officer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum salary from 2500 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role

Are you enthusiastic to start your career in respected company? Do you want to learn something new every single day and use your Compliance professional knowledge on a regular basis? Do you have passion for supporting your clients in navigating today’s challenging regulatory and compliance environment? Then we have a great opportunity just for you!

As part of the second line of defence, you will be a team member of Compliance Assurance that performs review of compliance framework for Swiss Re globally, with a focus on direct life and health insurance business.

The role requires:
1. leading and executing compliance testings and reviews;
2. identifying, analyzing and assessing the compliance risks;
3. identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of existing controls designed to address those risks;
4. evaluating timely resolution and effective remedial actions to address identified issues;
5. reporting identified issues to senior management;
6. assisting in ad-hoc risk reviews and special projects, where appropriate
7. assisting in internal and/or external reporting such as Compliance quarterly and annual reporting etc.
8. supervising a small team of Compliance Analysts

About the team
The Compliance Assurance is a global team with team members in Hong Kong, Slovakia, Switzerland, the UK and the US. The team is responsible for the monitoring of Compliance Risks across the whole of the Swiss Re Group. Primary liaison with Group Internal Audit (GIA), Operational Risk Management (ORM) and other governance functions and assist in coordination among risk and control functions and Compliance units in relation to Compliance Assurance activities.

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)

Personality requirements and skills

About you
• University degree in the field of finance, law or other business disciplines with high affinity to IT and/or audit related certification (such as CIA, CISA, CA, CPA)
• At least 8 years of shown experience in compliance advisory, compliance testing or other risk control functions in the (re)insurance industry, preferably in the life insurance sector
• Deep understanding of testing/ audit methodologies and techniques, risk management concepts
• Project management experience is desired
• Strong social and coordination skills and able to engage and work effectively with colleagues across regions and functional units
• Self-motivated, independent, go-setter learner
• Flexible and adaptable to dynamic, changing work processes and environment
• Attention to details and effective time management skills
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to run several simultaneous tasks
• Conceptual strength, solution oriented, and a good sense for feasibility and pragmatism
• Possess a strong work ethic and be able to remain objective at all times
• Strong verbal and written skills in English
• Proficiency of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint

*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.


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: 3359626   Dátum zverejnenia: 15.6.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum salary from 2500 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*