IT Governance & Risk Management Specialist

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

Are you passionate about IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) topics? Are you motivated to be part of a newly introduced IT Governance HUB in Bratislava? And would you like to work in an international environment, where we value your knowledge, domain expertise and proactive execution? If yes, join our team and make the world more resilient!

In your new role, you will be part of the IT governance office within Swiss Re's Group Operation. The team is the single point of contact for IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) topics. It oversees activities and supports those with overall responsibility.

You will be the 1st level contact for your team colleagues based in Zurich. You act as an enabler and coordinator between the recipient of the service and liaise heavily with subject matter experts. Your responsibilities will be the coordination / response to IT related client inquires, support our Regulatory Intelligence & Compliance Management RICM) Framework as well supporting the development of Service Organization Control reports.

This important role requires deep domain expertise as you have to support and respond to GRC related elements to our clients and internal stakeholders. You cooperate together with the team, providing action plans to mitigate risks. For this role, you should be able to outline the risks identified and provide value add recommendations, explain how to improve the control environment and supervise observations through to resolution.

About the Team

You are part of IT Governance Office team in Group Technology Services (GTS). The IT Governance office works on behalf of the top-level management to facilitate the definition and documentation of the IT Governance framework and all related activities, providing education and supporting the implementation where appropriate.

"Do the right things right!" – That's our mission statement. To inspire confidence – and ultimate trust – from clients, regulators and shareholders in Swiss Re’s services by ensuring and demonstrating that robust controls are applied to all IT resources our value chain during their whole lifecycle.

Information about the selection process

*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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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

- Experience in IT Audit, IT risk management or cyber security activities
- Knowledge of information security on a technical as well as a security management level
- Broader knowledge in Privacy, Data Protection related elements
- Sound understanding for IT Regulatory requirements
- CISA, CISM certification desirable
- Abreast of ISO 27'00x / NIST SP 800-53 / ISAE 3000 / SOC 2 standards and reports
- Ability to describe IT related risks and controls, bring them into the business context and communicate assessment results effectively at all levels of the organisation
- Degree or qualification in Business IT related subject area or equivalent technical and business experience
- Strong analytical and communication skills
- Good to excellent command of English, German would be of benefit

Please send your complete application including CV, certificates and motivation letter.


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 Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Kontaktná osoba: Maria Pollakova

ID: 3599964  Dátum zverejnenia: 3.5.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month