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Armonk, NY, US

Scrum Master NA- Standard Incubator


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role

The Standard Business team has been established to bring simplicity and efficiency to our clients, intermediaries and colleagues through innovative use of data and technology. We believe that by creating standard products, we can meet clients' and intermediaries' needs better, while at the same time operate at a low expense ratio. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is consistent, easier to understand and reliable.


As a Project Manager/Scrum master, you will play a key role in building global capabilities for CorSo's Standard Business with an initial product launch in North America followed by other market rollouts.


You will be part of an incubator set up that is highly dynamic, entrepreneurial and cross functional; and will collaborate with colleagues from the Innovation & Transformation, Operations, IT and Products functions. In this role you will also act as a glue and synthesize deliverables from different functions to achieve a common vision and goal. The role is a project based and anticipated to last 3 years. 



Your key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all projects are delivered on time, on budget, and within scope, following an Agile project methodology.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings with functional representatives both with internal and external to team; working effectively across teams to ensure a smooth integration at all points in the process
  • Establish and maintain project communication and set project quality and performance standards
  • Make independent project decisions preserving the stakeholders business intent and success measures
  • Create and maintain effective relationships with internal and external team members.
  • Collaborate with IT, capability build, underwriting, products, claims, business development and business services colleagues
  • Develop, communicate and implement program and project risk, issue management plans and strategies


About you

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in insurance and/or technology industry
  • In-depth knowledge of Scrum and implementation of Agile Methodologies in enterprise environments a plus
  • Ability to shape strong presentations and narratives that influence and commit people to change
  • You are a creative team-oriented self-starter with strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial mindset and proven design-thinking skills
  • You are able to navigate ambiguity and can work effectively in a changing and quickly evolving environment
  • Experience facilitating brainstorming sessions is a plus
  • Innovative, creative, excited to learn
  • Patient, organized, very good project management skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • You have the ability to think out of the box and inspire others


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 95151 



Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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