IptiQ Risk Management Expert (Ref. No.: 85780)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a small, dynamic team. You will have the chance to gain a broad insight into a wide range of risk management activities.
Primarily, you will focus on operational risk management across our EMEA entities. Our team provides expert opinion on business proposals and ongoing operational activities. You will support the identification of key risks and their adequate reflection, and ensure that reasonable risk mitigations are implemented. Reviewing the quality of risk and incident reporting, tracking progress, sharing relevant reports and driving ongoing improvement will be part of your job.

You will be responsible for leading the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) process. This includes planning, coordinating, tracking and writing ORSA reports in collaboration with the expert teams as well as continuously improving our processes. You will also contribute to other reporting processes such as the Solvency Financial Condition Report (SFCR) and our regular Risk Report to the legal entity's Board of Directors.
As part of our partner review and due diligence responsibilities, you will review partners and deals as well as product proposals to support Risk Management's signature. Your contribution and risk advice will promote a culture of risk awareness across all teams.
Are you looking for development opportunities over time? Depending on your profile, the role could be expanded to additional responsibilities such as:
• Support for the elipsLife EMEA team with the rare chance to obtain insights into Group Life primary insurance business
• Development of ORSA scenarios together with the expert teams
• Governance reporting und Solvency II, including risk policy maintenance and alignment with Solvency II requirements.
• Contribution to the maintenance of a comprehensive risk management framework

About the Team
This is a rare chance to join iptiQ while we are setting up and running a new international business unit within a global company. You will join a diverse and very motivated team committed to thrive and succeed in the task of making this business unit a success within the insurance market.
Our risk function has a business oversight and servicing role. We are responsible for setting out the conditions under which the Company is willing to take risk, its risk tolerance and its risk management principles. We make sure that our entities' Boards and Senior Management are aware and understand the risk exposures, risk landscape and the functioning of the risk governance framework.
You will be reporting to the Chief Risk Officer iptiQ EMEA L&H. Our team within Life Capital Risk Management is small and dynamic, our job is evolving with the growing business, the risk landscape on changing, and new ideas and client requirements guide the way forward.
Do you want to help enable the business to win in the future, by working side-by-side with the various teams in iptiQ EMEA? Then we are looking for you to join us.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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. *

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

• You are passionate about working in the fast-paced environment of a young insurance company committed to the digitalization of insurance business
• You are an independent and critical thinker, willing to challenge constructively, with a can-do-attitude, curious and keen to learn.
• You have 2-3 years of experience in operational risk management in a Financial institution with solid general knowledge/experience in Risk Management
• Ideally you have participated in due diligence activities for Financial institutions before
• You have an understanding of business processes in Primary Insurance Business (life and non-life) and are keen to address the challenges and opportunities around digitalization
• You bring excellent delivery skills; assume responsibility for your own products and manage timelines adequately and independently
• You are Comfortable working in an area that is fluid and dynamic and able to handle multiple deliverables and ambiguity
• You are an analytical person, embrace change and you are eager to learn
• You are a strong communicator and have the ability to seamlessly interact with colleagues across teams in Risk Management and all other functions, across locations in EMEA and on all levels, including senior business leaders
• You are a great teammate, collaborative, willing to share knowledge and experience
• You would be willing to travel once in a while (within EMEA)
• Your English is excellent, other European languages are helpful

*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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava


Contact person: Thomas Antonin Lamy

ID: 3740619   Dátum zverejnenia: 15.8.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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. *