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Bratislava, SK

Asset Management Governance 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 our 15,000 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

In this role as AM Governance Specialist you will gain hands-on experience and develop an excellent understanding of all governance-related topics and operations for asset managers. You will work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural environment and will have the opportunity to enhance your analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Key responsibilities: 
•    Execute and steer end-to-end governance operations, focusing on constant improvement and efficiency of processes and the risk and control environment
•    Drive, coordinate and manage various governance related control activities and reviews, e.g. review of processes, risks, controls, records, business unit plans, end user applications etc. 
•    Management reporting including issue reporting
•    Support your stakeholders with governance requirements, including knowledge sharing sessions on specific governance topics

•    Collaborate with other AM Governance team members to cover other governance activities 
•    Manage and deliver governance-related projects 
•    Cross-functional collaboration with the financial markets community and assurance function

•   Understanding of IT related (systems & tools) governance topics



This position will be advicing on Asset Management IT (our systems, applications, access rights) and communcation with IT Governance departments.

Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


About the Team

The AM Governance team is represented in Slovakia and Zurich. We are a limited number of professionals responsible for framework maintenance and reporting in collaboration with internal and external partners. Through the day we experience a healthy mix of ad hoc issue resolution, compelling investigations and ambitious initiatives. Systematical improvements are an important part of our business. 


About You

  • University degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience in the financial industry, audit or risk management is a plus
  • Understanding and interest in investments and financial products is desired
  • Can prioritize tasks, handle numerous initiatives at a time and meet deadlines while delivering high quality results important
  • Capable of building up a network of contacts
  • Strong ability to interact with many different teams and layers of organization
  • Ability to focus on details without losing track of the big picture
  • Proficient in MS Office applications 

Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. 


We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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