Data Governance Specialist (Ref. No.: 91466)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum 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.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Our Data Governance Team (DGT) is part of the Strategic Solutions team in Asset Management COO Office. We are responsible for maintaining the Data Governance Framework throughout the Financial Markets (FM) domain (Asset Management, Finance, Risk and IT). We support the key data governance bodies being the DG Board (chaired by AM COO) and the Data Quality Working Group (chaired by the DGT). In addition, we are also responsible for creation of Data Standards, definition and monitoring of the Golden Copy Sources and maintenance of AM Dictionary.

Furthermore, we manage various tools and applications via multi functional Change Advisory Boards (CABs). We are actively involved in IT and process improvements with the goal to continuously improve data quality for the FM domain. We work closely with various partners including the Data Integrity, the Data Management and the AM IT Team.

Your main responsibilities would be to:
Support the Head of Data Governance on various priorities, topics and initiatives
Support the Data Quality Working Group and the Data Governance Board
Build key data indicators to monitor data quality
Streamline and simplify data quality processes and optimize number of data attributes and reports
Maintain high quality of AM data within the Swiss Re Dictionary (SRD)
Implement processes to prioritise and resolve data quality issues
Manage and deliver data governance related projects focusing on constant improvement of data quality and efficiency
Embed and monitor data governance principles within the financial assets community, keeping track of breaches and execute escalation if necessary
Create required data governance standards and oversee their implementation
Ensure quality standards & metrics are available for key data attributes and processes

You will interact with various partners in different locations, internal and external of Swiss Re. If needed, the position holder will take up a coordination role among the stakeholders to assure a successful completion of the tasks.

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

You have a degree in a relevant subject area with 3 – 7 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry
Demonstrable knowledge of a broad range of financial market products, processes and IT understanding
Track record in data management / operations
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
Strong organizational and team management
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and customer orientation
Interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
Strong relationship builder - ability to influence in a complex, cross-functional environment
Ability to work under stress and high level of flexibility
Proactive and able to work independently as well as within a global team
Diligent and accurate working style
Ability to learn, openness and flexibility to take on new tasks and challenges

*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 we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.
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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.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Contact person: Lucia Vargova

ID: 3909662  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.5.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month