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Boston, MA, US

Senior Risk Manager - L&H

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ 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 Role 

We are hiring a Senior Risk Manager to join the iptiQ Americas Risk Management (RM) team. You will primarily be responsible for leading Operational Risk Management activities across within iptiQ Americas' Sales Solutions team. This will involve interaction with the business, Group Risk Management, Group Internal Audit, Legal, and Compliance. As part of the RM team, you will have the opportunity to acquire an excellent overview of iptiQ risk taking globally across all lines of business with regular exposure to senior RM management. 

Your primary responsibilities will be: 

  • Leading and coordinating operational risk management topics across iptiQ with an initial focus on our newly created Sales Solutions function 

  • 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 ORM discussions, including change initiatives and projects 

  • Embedding ORM in Sales Solutions and delivering ORM training to all stakeholders 


About the Team 

The team sits in Risk Management iptiQ. Our responsibilities include iptiQ risk reporting, governance, operational risk management (ORM) and departmental coordination. Although the focus of the role will be on leading our operational risk management activities for our Sales Solutions team, there will be potential for involvement in the other team responsibilities mentioned above. 


About You 

  • Experience in a Risk Management role for a retail life insurance company, preferably with specific experience in managing risks in distribution channels 

  • Knowledge of IT, projects and data analytics processes would be an advantage 

  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence senior stakeholders in the business and Risk Management 

  • Strong organizational skills and pro-activity. Able to take ownership of and deliver complex and ambiguous tasks 

  • Able to foster an open and collaborative culture across Risk Management 

  • Willingness to share knowledge and experience within and across teams and other risk management functions 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Insurance, Risk Management, or related fields. 

Reference Code: 116951 


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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