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Bratislava, SK

IT Governance & Risk Management 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 more than 13,000 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


Are you passionate about IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) topics? Are you motivated to be part of a newly introduced IT Governance HUB in Bratislava? And would you like to work in an international environment, where we value your knowledge, domain expertise and proactive execution? If yes, join our team and make the world more resilient!


In your new role, you will be part of the IT governance office within Swiss Re's Group Operation. The team is the single point of contact for IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) topics. It oversees activities and supports those with overall responsibility.


You will be the 1st level contact for your team colleagues based in Zurich. You act as an enabler and coordinator between the recipient of the service and liaise heavily with subject matter experts. Your responsibilities will be the coordination / response to IT related client inquires, support our Regulatory Intelligence & Compliance Management RICM) Framework as well supporting the development of Service Organization Control reports.


This important role requires deep domain expertise as you have to support and respond to GRC related elements to our clients and internal stakeholders. You cooperate together with the team, providing action plans to mitigate risks. For this role, you should be able to outline the risks identified and provide value add recommendations, explain how to improve the control environment and supervise observations through to resolution.


About the Team


You are part of IT Governance Office team in Group Technology Services (GTS). The IT Governance office works on behalf of the top-level management to facilitate the definition and documentation of the IT Governance framework and all related activities, providing education and supporting the implementation where appropriate.


"Do the right things right!" – That's our mission statement. To inspire confidence – and ultimate trust – from clients, regulators and shareholders in Swiss Re’s services by ensuring and demonstrating that robust controls are applied to all IT resources our value chain during their whole lifecycle.


About You


  • Experience in IT Audit, IT risk management or cyber security activities
  • Knowledge of information security on a technical as well as a security management level
  • Broader knowledge in Privacy, Data Protection related elements
  • Sound understanding for IT Regulatory requirements
  • CISA, CISM certification desirable
  • Abreast of ISO 27'00x / NIST SP 800-53 / ISAE 3000 / SOC 2 standards and reports
  • Ability to describe IT related risks and controls, bring them into the business context and communicate assessment results effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Degree or qualification in Business IT related subject area or equivalent technical and business experience
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Good to excellent command of English, German would be of benefit


Please send your complete application including CV, certificates and motivation letter.




Minimum base salary for this job is from 1700 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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