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Beijing, BJ, CN

IT Governance & Risk Management Specialist


About Swiss Re

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

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role

Are you passionate about IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) topics? And would you like to work in an international environment, where we value your knowledge, domain expertise and proactive execution? If yes, join our team and make the world more resilient!

In your new role, you will be part of the global IT Governance Office. The team is the single point of contact for IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) topics. It oversees activities and supports those with overall responsibility.

Your responsibilities will be the coordination / response to IT related client inquires, supporting our Regulatory Intelligence & Compliance Framework, and supporting the development of Service Organization Control reports (SOC). You will be the 1st level contact for GRC related inquiries and regulatory requirements. You act as an enabler and coordinator between the recipient of the service and liaise heavily with subject matter experts.

This important role requires deep domain expertise as you have to support and respond to GRC related elements to our clients and internal stakeholders. You cooperate together with the team, providing action plans to mitigate risks. For this role, you should be able to outline the risks identified, provide value add recommendations, explain how to improve the control environment and supervise observations through to resolution.


About the Team

The IT Governance Office team is part of Group Technology Services (GTS) within Swiss Re's Group Operations. The IT Governance Office works on behalf of the top-level management to facilitate the definition and documentation of the IT governance framework and all related activities, providing education and supporting the implementation where appropriate.


"Do the right things right!" – That's our mission statement. To inspire confidence – and ultimately trust – from clients, regulators and shareholders in Swiss Re’s services by ensuring and demonstrating that robust controls are applied to all IT resources in our value chain during their whole lifecycle.


About You

  • Experience in IT audit, IT risk management or cyber security activities

  • Knowledge of information security on a technical as well as a security management level

  • Broader knowledge in privacy, data protection related elements

  • Sound understanding for IT regulatory requirements

  • CISA, CISM certification desirable

  • Abreast of ISO 27'00x / NIST SP 800-53 / ISAE 3000 / SOC 2 standards and reports

  • Ability to describe IT related risks and controls, bring them into the business context and communicate assessment results effectively at all levels of the organisation

  • Degree or qualification in business IT related subject area or equivalent technical and business experience

  • Analytical and proactive mindset

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Good to excellent command of English and Chinese

Reference Code: 101862 


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