Armonk, NY, US Boston, MA, US

Senior Risk Manager - L&H

About Risk Management

We live in turbulent and uncertain times, and Swiss Re’s vision of making the world more resilient through both our investment and our business activities is needed now more than ever. Risk Management is uniquely positioned to help make Swiss Re itself more resilient, enriching risk taking by using our accumulated risk knowledge, perspective, and experience. We help identify risks worth taking as well as steer away from risks that could destabilize the business. We deliver accurate valuations of the business to ensure appropriate reserves are available as well as providing in depth views on how business is performing. In other words, we help ensure the profitability of Swiss Re so that we’re around long-term to honor our promises.


About the Role

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Leading and coordinating operational risk management topics across iptiQ Americas
  • Partner with business functions in identifying risks and controls to support the development of forward-looking strategies, in terms of future risk opportunities and/or risk mitigations
  • Supporting the regional Chief Risk Officer in a large variety of tasks and deliverables related to the management of a regulated insurance company
  • Leading or participating in insurance or operational risk reviews
  • Representing Risk Management in global discussions, including change initiatives and projects


About you

Position requirements:

  • Undergraduate university degree
  • Work experience in a retail life insurance company, managing and/or auditing technology risks strongly desired.
  • 5-8 years experience in a Risk, Audit, Financial Reporting or Operational Risk function
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Skilled at achieving results through influence rather than direct management
  • Proven ability to work across multiple functions and cultures in and with diverse teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency with English

As a strong contributor and successful person in this role, you have:

  • Deep understanding of operational risk management processes, ideally from having worked in multiple business functions
  • Knowledge and understanding of risks and controls
  • Self-motivated, committed, proactive
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Enjoyment for continuous learning and bringing new information into your work
  • A willingness to share knowledge and experience in the team and with other functions, as appropriate


About the team

You will be part of the Global Clients and Solutions risk management team. We work globally, using each other's strengths and learning from each other. We will enable conscious and transparent risk-taking by proactively partnering and constructively challenging to facilitate sustainable business success.

Risk Management will work closely with the first line to help avoid surprises and support commercial best practices. Risk Management encourages a culture that promotes risk awareness to challenge risk from every angle; intervening where necessary to take appropriate actions.


For Armonk the estimated base salary range for this position is $107,000 to $198,000. The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget.  At Swiss Re, we take a "total compensation approach" when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.


About iptiQ


At iptiQ, we partner with established brands around the world to create impactful digital insurance solutions. We make it easier for consumers to buy the insurance they need from the brands they trust. We provide life and non-life insurance through our end-to-end digital platform and build multi-channel customer experiences.

What we offer our employees is outstanding. Hybrid working in offices across the world, phenomenal learning & career opportunities and a culture that encourages new perspectives to challenge conventions and come up with innovative solutions. We believe in the power of inclusion and a work environment where everyone can be their authentic self. Drawing on our employees' broad range of perspectives, life experiences and backgrounds, stimulates creativity and gives us a competitive edge. Ignite your curiosity to shape digital insurance.

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, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, pregnancy, 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.

iptiQ is part of Swiss Re, one of the world’s leading providers of re/insurance and risk transfer solutions. This means we’re backed by Swiss Re’s capital strength and more than 150 years of risk knowledge. Through our partnerships, we contribute to Swiss Re’s vision to make the world more resilient.

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: 125656 


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

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