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Bratislava, SK

HR Business Manager (maternity cover)

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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

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


In this role you will be part of a centralized Business Management team that supports our HR leadership team. Your main focus will be to drive activities enabling to run HR departments efficient and effective, administer assigned tasks, and to ensure that the various department´s risk management and overall business management obligations are carried out by using the relevant systems, policies and practices.


Your key responsibilities are:

  • Lead budgeting, financial planning, cost tracking and controlling for assigned cost centres

  • Keep track of HR's risk management landscape and make sure issues and operational events are accurately collected and addressed ensuring HR's operational risks are appropriately managed

  • Support HR wide communication activities (e.g. support to prepare newsletter)

  • Act as the Communication Champion and collaborate with our Communication colleagues that HR's needs are considered


About the Team


We are a small team located in Zurich and Bratislava. We deal with strategy and planning, financial management, risk management and community building. The wide range of responsibilities gives end-to-end insights into the whole HR Function and various HR departments and enables a comprehensive understanding of the business.


As a team we strive to deliver value through collaboration, client centricity and agility. The broad activities give an unusual insight into HR Function.


About You


  • Min 3 years' experience in a similar role covering one or more from Finance/ Operational Risk Management/ Consultancy/ HR Planning/ Communication and Engagement

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and shown success in working in a highly matrixed environment

  • Demonstrate ability to build and manage relationships across the hierarchies

  • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential information and situations

  • Demonstrate a collaborative approach using teamwork across organisations

  • Strong communicator in English (verbal and written)

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, savvy learner of new tools


We are looking forward to your application!


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1600 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.


This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.


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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