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Data Catalog Strategy & Portfolio 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

In your role as Data Catalog Strategy & Portfolio Manager you will get hands-on exposure to designing Swiss Re's data intelligence methodology, coordinating requests for new use cases and projects and working across all Swiss Re's Business Units and Group Functions to maximize value out of data and meta data. You will be part of a high visibility / high priority initiative with connections and touch points all over Swiss Re's data landscape.

Your responsibilities include:

•    Manage product strategy and roadmap and ensure that it is aligned with stakeholders, and continually maintained up-to-date
•    Connect with business and technical stakeholders to understand data & meta data landscape, data architecture and overall vision and objectives of the DataOne program
•    Support identification, ideation, definition and execution of new data intelligence use cases across the Group
•    Collaborate closely with Product Owner, Scrum Master and the development team in bringing the DataOne product forward
•    Participate in the agile DataOne product development squad, e.g. Scrum standup meetings, Sprint Planning and Reviews, etc.
•    Ensure that Swiss Re Data Governance principles and Data Management best practice can be reflected in DataOne
•    Document Swiss Re configuration and implementation of the continuously evolving foundational DataOne meta data model 
•    Support the definition, development and execution of DataOne operations processes such as testing framework, quality assurance approach, metrics, release management, knowledge management
•    Conduct sessions with Business Domains and Technical Experts to understand customized requirements to be implemented in DataOne
•    Develop internal training and education material on all relevant levels, such as Data Citizens, Data Experts, DataOne Developers
•    Foster a community of data intelligence experts, be the go-to person for collaboration on data intelligence topics, design and drive communication and awareness campaign for DataOne

About DataOne

DataOne is an initiative sponsored by Swiss Re's Chief Data Officer to make it easy to discover and understand Swiss Re's data landscape. It is a key element of Swiss Re's ambition to drive digital transformation and data foundation and for becoming a data-centric risk knowledge company. It is based on the Collibra platform and will be Swiss Re's tool to navigate its data landscape across the company, improve and ease data access and use, thereby maximising Swiss Re's data value potential.

About the Team

DataOne is built, run, maintained and developed by an agile development squad with data management, governance and engineering experts from Swiss Re Group Data Services and from Business Domains across the organization.

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

To be a good fit for the role you ideally have:

•    Solid understanding of data, analytics and technology in the context of (re)insurance
•    Experience in agile ways of working
•    Data management and/or data governance and/or data intelligence background
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build trusted relationships within the team and across the organization
•    Strategic thinking, interest in designing, implementing and testing robust data governance and data management processes
•    Proficiency in MS Office applications. Experience with Data Management tools and practice are a big plus
•    Excellent command over written and oral English
•    Commitment, dedication and drive
•    Good sense of quality and pragmatism at the same time
•    Creativity and analytical thinking, ability to break down complex tasks
•    Demonstrated willingness to seek new knowledge, applying new knowledge to work activities and responsibilities
•    (Re)insurance business know-how is a plus


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


Contact person: Jakub Varhol

ID: 4203322  Dátum zverejnenia: 15.11.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month