Governance Specialist

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 600 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1600 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

About the Role

Are you familiar with terms as "processes, risks and controls"? Are you close to Know Your Customer (KYC) activities? If you say "Yes", we have a great way to start your career in Swiss Re Asset Management (AM).

In this role as AM Governance Specialist, you will gain hands-on experience and develop an excellent understanding of all governance-related topics for front office as well as cover KYC framework in AM. You will work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural environment and will have the opportunity to improve your analytical and problem-solving skills.

Key responsibilities:

• Execute and steer end-to-end governance operations, focusing on constant improvement and efficiency of processes and the risk and control environment
• Drive, coordinate and manage various governance related control activities and reviews, e.g. review of processes, risks, controls, business unit plans, end user applications etc.
• Drive and steer the KYC framework in AM, encourage active communication with involved teams and Compliance
• Collaborate with other AM Governance team members to cover other governance activities
• Cross-functional collaboration with other governance teams and assurance function in Swiss Re
Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:

- Attractive performance-based bonus
- Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
- Modern office spaces in attractive location
- 5 additional days of holiday
- Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
- Referral bonus
- Pension & risk insurance contribution
- Sick days and sick leave support
- Public transport benefit
- Multisport card

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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

You are a professional with investments or banking background with 2-5 years of experience. In addition to that, you have:

• Understanding and interest in investments and financial products
• Ability to look at things from risk, compliance and governance angle
• Skills to prioritize tasks, handle numerous initiatives at a time and meet deadlines while delivering high quality results important
• Ability to build up a network of contacts
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong ability to get along with many different teams and layers of organization
• Ability to navigate ambiguity and quickly react to new situations
• Advanced with MS Office applications


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: Sonja Kovacevicova

ID: 4503851  Dátum zverejnenia: 18.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 600 EUR/month