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Armonk, NY, US Kansas City, MO, US New York, NY, US

Regional Head of Compliance Corporate Solutions Americas

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About The Team:

This role reports to the Head of Compliance Corporate Solutions. This person is responsible for managing the Americas Client Compliance team for the Corporate Solutions Business Unit. 


About The Role:


  • Plan for and manage FTEs and skills/competency of team
  • Manage, coach and develop talent within regional team
  • Plan, progress and monitor delivery of Compliance Plan for the respective activities
  • Provide updates on relevant and material compliance risk topics for senior management, legal entity and Business Unit reporting within Americas Region
  • Promote and participate in strategic planning and execution, including improvements to the Compliance Programme and Compliance Risk Assessment process


Corporate Solutions Compliance Expertise

  • Establish relationships with senior management in Corporate Solutions Americas
  • Perform detailed compliance risk assessments for the purposes of developing a Compliance risk assessment and heat map and allocate planning resources appropriately
  • Assess and report compliance risk exposure of region and legal entities
  • Compliance reporting to relevant Americas Corporate Solutions and board and management-level committees
  • Provide compliance enabling guidance to clients (implementation of policies, best practice processes and controls, business decision evaluations related to initiatives and projects, and project support related to compliance matters)
  • Monitor regulatory changes to ensure requirements are captured through Compliance monitoring tool and adhered to and adequately mitigated
  • Support business led compliance risk assessments
  • Develop and maintain local policies in coordination with global policy framework and support development of global policies/standards
  • Develop and deliver training in coordination with global team
  • Monitor processes & controls that address compliance risks in coordination with the global framework
  • Act as a point of contact for local regulators for exams, investigations, reviews, in coordination with Regulatory Risk Management
  • Receive, identify and report issues, losses & incidents and provide remediation recommendations
  • Perform investigations in coordination with the Assurance team
  • Coordinate with Regulatory Risk Management and Legal
  • Serve as formal Officer for regulated and unregulated entities as required
  • Support for the Coordinated Assurance Framework working in close collaboration with Group Internal Audit and Risk Management


About You:


  • University or equivalent qualification
  • Fluent in English, other languages a plus
  • Minimum 8 years compliance, legal, audit or risk management experience, preferably in a financial services company
  • Knowledge of insurance/reinsurance business
  • Solid understanding of control processes and systems
  • Strong ability to identify risk and assess process controls
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Prior experience with team management a plus

Reference Code: 112808 


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

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