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Bratislava, SK

IT Governance & Cyber Risk Manager (Hybrid setup)

Join Swiss Re and be part of a team of passionate and dedicated professionals – helping Swiss Re to fulfil its mission in making the world more resilient. As IT Governance & Cyber Risk Manager for Swiss Re, you will be in the Digital Risk & Control team responsible for first-line IT Governance, Risk and Control activities within the Chief Security Office – ensuring risks are identified, controls applied, and reported to our technology and business leaders. Our team is responsible for driving transparency and continuous improvement in our digital operations and risk-taking activities globally and for all lines of business across Swiss Re . What's more, you'll be working in a hybrid setup, perfectly balancing work from home and the office premises.


In your role, you will…

  • Be part of the CSO Digital Risk & Control team
  • Drive the implementation of the digital risk topics for our Security Team
  • Be the specialist which ensures operational threats and risks are understood and controls are designed and operating effectively
  • Embed controls into operational procedures by working with our digital teams to automate, measure performance, and continuously improve our risk position
  • Ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and policies – making sure we meet our risk appetite and driving corrective actions where opportunities exist
  • Establish operational transparency and reporting with continuous monitoring and assessment of controls


About the team


Your team is the focal point for Risk & Control-related activities within the Group Security Domain of Swiss Re, supporting all business activities – including enterprise technology, corporate insurance, reinsurance, asset management, finance, and our portfolio of digital SaaS (software-as-a-service) solutions. You will be integral to driving our risk culture which prides itself on robust risk management and having integrity in everything we do.


Are you passionate about governance, risk management and keen to be part of a team of experts to implement, maintain, and continually improve our governance, risk, and control framework? Then this could be the ideal role for you!


Your qualifications


  • Passion, drive, and a belief in the value of technology risk management as an enabler of business performance
  • The ability to communicate with a broad spectrum of stakeholders effectively – from the Executive Management level to IT development teams
  • Experience in IT governance-related roles, such as IT audit, operational risk management, and cyber security
  • Appropriate professional qualifications (e.g., CISA or similar,)
  • A high level of integrity, result-oriented approach, and composure under pressure
  • Good communication, influencing, and collaboration skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English



What can you look forward to?

  • Attractive annual bonus
  • Additional days of vacations
  • Company stock options
  • Space for professional growth, including leadership and language courses, for instance
  • Flexible working hours – own the way you work – and home office
  • Fully paid lunch allowance
  • Sick leave compensation
  • Employee pension contribution
  • Medical service contribution
  • And more!



The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2500 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.


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


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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.



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