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Bratislava, SK

Business Continuity and Resilience Coordinator


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?


The Business Continuity and Resilience Coordinator reports directly to the Group Business Continuity Manager.


Main work activities cover general support on execution, maintenance and testing of Swiss Re’s Business Continuity Management (BCM). Delivering on new initiatives designed to strengthen our operating model covering BCM and Operational Resilience.


If you welcome a wide range of responsibilities and are looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your skills and gain valuable experience, this is the role for you:


About the Role


  • Carry out a detailed annual review of Business Continuity Plans, ensuring their compliance with our BCM Policy

  • Provide guidance and support to location Business Continuity Managers in developing and maintaining their preparedness plans

  • Interact with location BC representatives to identify, discuss and resolve local issues, provide general support daily and train new team members in our office locations

  • Re-enforce and promote adherence to relevant policies and standards (e.g. BCM and Operational Resilience)

  • Help author and update frameworks, policies, and guidelines on BCM and Operational Resilience topics

  • Support local Incident Management Teams and take an active part during actual incidents and business disruptions

  • Become proficient with the Group Security tools (e.g. BC planning tool, emergency mass notification tool, etc) and maintain user training and general support

  • Evaluate incidents, disruptions and suggest lessons learned/areas of improvement

  • Follow up on open issues, test results and lessons learned and manage related reporting activities

  • Conduct risk based on-site reviews of Swiss Re locations if needed

  • Oversee developments in the risk landscape and assist locations in developing mitigation strategies


About the Team


You will join an experienced global team of resiliency and security professionals.

  • Team is responsible for BCM, Safety & Security, and Travel Security covering more than 80 locations in 30+ countries who have extensive knowhow in the field

  • Diverse and multicultural, with team members in the USA, Singapore, UK, Slovakia, and Switzerland

  • Solution and client-oriented mindset and “getting things done” attitude

  • Strong collaboration


Does that sound interesting? If so, here's what we are looking for:


You have


  • Deep experience in business continuity and/or operational resilience;

  • Experience in formulating BC programmes would be an advantage

  • Strong English skills, both verbal and written;

  • A certification by a professional organization in business continuity;

  • Understanding of digital technologies, e.g. mobile apps, mass notification and training tools would be beneficial

  • Experience in incident management (exercises and real incidents), including use of respective tools

  • A good ability to visualise and explain issues to wider audiences, at all levels

  • High competence working with the MS Office Suite

  • Planning and project management experience would be an advantage

  • Ability to travel if needed


You are


  • A collaborative, engaging, positive team member

  • Dedicated, confident, with high integrity

  • Motivated with excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills

  • Comfortable working independently

  • A fast learner and good listener

  • Passionate about keeping abreast of relevant developments in BCM and Operational Resilience

  • Client, service and solution-oriented, but nevertheless a critical (independent) thinker

  • A skilled negotiator and facilitator

  • At ease liaising at all hierarchical levels

  • Dedicated to high quality outcomes, even under pressure


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.


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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