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Third Party Cyber Risk Manager

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2000 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you passionate about Cyber and Cyber security? Would you like to work in international environment, where we value your knowledge, domain expertise and proactive execution? If yes, join our team and make the world more resilient by protection us and reducing cyber risks for us and our partners.

You will be a part of the Third Party Cyber Risk Management security service team. The goal of this team is to identify and assess third parties with a high cyber risk exposure, assess compliance with security best-practice-standards, specific internal requirements and ensure in close coordination with third parties that risk mitigation activities are implemented.

You will cooperate with a specialized offshore assessment team and will build up an internal network with specialists and service recipients across the whole organization. You act as an enabler and coordinator between the stakeholders and the assessment team.

Your responsibilities will be assessments of third parties during due diligence / onboarding and during the time providing service, in areas of special needs, or in cases where assurance reports require a risk-based review. You will get insights into many companies and learn about different approaches to handle cyber risks.

This important role requires deep domain expertise as you have to raise relevant concerns regarding the control framework of a third party and to express the related risks from a business point of view, and in business terms. You collaborate with the assessed third parties to develop an action plan to mitigate risks. For this role, you should be able to outline the risks identified, expectations and recommendations to third parties, explain how to improve the control environment and supervise observations through to resolution.

About the Team

You are member of CSO organization. Your new colleagues are based in Bratislava, Zurich, and India. The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is Swiss Re's central point for security activities with the mission to keep cyber and physical risks within the acceptable tolerance levels. The CSO formulates Swiss Re's group-wide security vision and strategy, sets cyber and physical defense priorities and objectives, and drives as well as implements required security capabilities to address the fast-changing threat landscape, regulatory developments, and clients' expectations. If you want to contribute directly to Swiss Re's cyber security initiatives, and work together with internal and external stakeholders to improve cyber security, and make cyber risks transparent? Don’t hesitate - this is the role for you.

Information about the selection process

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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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

• 5+ years' experience in IT Audit, IT risk management or cyber security management (CISA, CISM or similar certification is a plus)
• Deep knowledge of information security on a technical as well as a security management level
• Knowledge 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 organization
• Degree or qualification in Business IT related subject area or equivalent technical and business experience
• Good to excellent command of English


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 Management AG
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Kontaktná osoba: Peter Hrivnak

ID: 4173694  Dátum zverejnenia: 1.10.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month