Bratislava, SK

Senior Business Manager

About the Role 


An amazing opportunity to gain deep insights into Group Human Resources. 

In this role you will be part of a centralized Business Management Team that supports our HR leadership team. 

As a Senior Business Manager, you will work closely with HR Executive Team member and her leadership team on diversified topics. The initial scope of activities will include the key responsibilities mentioned below, but depending on your capacity and ambitions, the sky is the limit here!  


Your key responsibilities are: 

  • 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. 

  • Lead activities and tasks specific to the assigned HR Department. 

  • Support with ad hoc requests and initiatives, including various Group HR processes needing coordination, internal reporting and manage headcount planning. 


About the Team 


We are a small, dynamic team of 9 people based in Bratislava and Zurich. We support senior HR leaders to run HR as a commercial, compliant, and engaged function. In our mandate, we deal with strategy and planning, financial management, risk and compliance, and community engagement. 


About you 


The most important skills and experience we are looking for include: 


  • 7+ years' experience in at least one of these areas: Operations management, Consulting, Risk Management, Controlling, Financial Planning, or similar roles. 

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships at a very senior level. 

  • Flexibility to adjust prioritizing of workload is essential while maintaining a calm and positive attitude. 

  • Detail oriented with excellent prioritization skills. 

  • Strong influencing and human skills operating across cultural boundaries. 

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


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2800 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. 

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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.


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 and their passion for sustainability.


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