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Bratislava, SK

Third Party Cyber Risk Manager


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


Are you passionate about Cyber and Cyber security? Would you like to work in international environment, where we value your knowledge, domain expertise and proactive execution? If yes, join our team and make the world more resilient by protection us and reducing cyber risks for us and our partners.

You will be part of the Third Party Cyber Risk Management program. The goal of the program is to identify and assess third parties with a high cyber risk exposure, assess compliance with security best-practice-standards, and ensure in close coordination with third parties that risk mitigation activities are implemented.


You will cooperate with a specialized offshore assessment team and will build up an internal network with specialists and service recipients across the whole organisation. You act as an enabler and coordinator between the recipient of the service and the assessment team. Your responsibilities will be assessments of third parties during due diligence / onboarding, in areas of special needs, or in cases where assurance reports require a risk-based review. You will get insights into many companies and learn about different approaches to handle cyber risks.


This important role requires deep domain expertise as you have to raise relevant concerns regarding the control framework of a third party and to express the related risks from a business point of view, and in business terms. You cooperate together with the assessed third parties to develop an action plan to mitigate risks. For this role, you should be able to outline the risks identified, expectations and recommendations to third parties, explain how to improve the control environment and supervise observations through to resolution.


About the Team


You are part of IT Governance team or Chief Information Security (CISO) organization. Your new colleagues are based in Bratislava, Zurich, and Munich. "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.

If you want to contribute directly to Swiss Re's cyber security initiatives, and work together with internal and external stakeholders to improve cyber security, and make cyber risks transparent? Don’t hesitate - this is the role for you.


About You


  • Experience in IT Audit, IT risk management or cyber security activities and a CISA or CISM certification
  • Sound knowledge of information security on a technical as well as a security management level
  • Knowledge 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
  • Good to excellent command of English



Minimum base salary for this job 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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