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Boston, MA, US

Compliance Officer Life Insurtech


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. 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 a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

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


About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and manage the Life products Compliance activities for iptiQ Americas. This is a Vice President level role reporting directly to the Head of Compliance iptiQ Americas, your main responsibilities will be:


  • Supporting delivery of the iptiQ Americas Compliance strategy by contributing to the development and implementation of Annual Compliance Plans within the business
  • Developing and ensuring appropriate implementation of a robust risk-based Compliance Program for the life and health product business model including maintenance of Compliance Risk frameworks in coordination with Group Compliance
  • Provide timely, practical high-quality compliance advice across the business value chain
  • Lead the Regulatory Change process
  • Support the development of compliant products, services and propositions in close interaction with business functions
  • Providing guidance on oversight of distributors and outsourced service providers as part of the oversight framework and conducting specific compliance oversight as required
  • Providing relevant reporting to regulatory authorities, as appropriate
  • Additionally, you will support Group Compliance in the carrying out of Compliance assurance and monitoring activities for the iptiQ Americas business.


About the Team


iptiQ Compliance is multi-jurisdictional team supporting EMEA, APAC and US businesses and we continue to grow as our business expands. The teams are responsible for Compliance matters relating to iptiQ. The team spirit is based on trust, ease of interaction and fun! We value continuous development and new opportunities.


About You


  • (pre-requisite) Compliance professional with 8+ years' experience in the individual consumer Life insurance market (preferably with experience in an agency environment).
  • Working knowledge of regulatory frameworks related to Data Protection, Conduct/Sales Practice Risk, Fraud Risk and Complaints Handling in respect of consumer retail insurance products
  • Qualifications in Compliance or Risk management subjects preferred,
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence and work in cross functional teams;
  • Ability to take the initiative and accountability in an entrepreneurial environment whilst maintaining appropriate balance between "enabling" and "assurance"
  • Experience in state and federal (if applicable) legislative and regulatory analysis, monitoring, tracking and research. Experience with Regulatory Change Management a plus
  • Experience working with carriers that engage in a fully digital environment a plus
  • Exposure to regulators and/or supporting regulator activities
  • Ability to prepare and/or present reports to senior management
  • Strong risk assessment and articulation capabilities


Do you have a 'can do' attitude and are able to work in a fluid, fast paced environment? If so, we would love to hear from you!


Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive workplaces that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.


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: 105445 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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