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Bratislava, SK

Domain Owner/ Product Owner - Digital Platform


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role
This role is a key position within iptiQ's EMEA L&H IT team and a unique opportunity to build and enhance our new Digital Platform. The team and technology play a key role in helping to foster a culture of technology excellence, automation, digitisation and better exploitation of data to further enable and accelerate iptiQ's growth ambitions. We are looking for a passionate Product Owner for a part of our digital platform with strong agile product management skills who will drive the further development of our platform for one or more business domains as part of a multi-disciplinary agile development team.

Key Responsibilities:

•    You capture requirements with business owners
•    You take ownership for refining the requirements of your domain from a business and technical perspective
•    You liaise with different business teams to ensure requirements are complete
•    You're able to abstract requirements coming from various stakeholders, defining product business solutions and liaise with your agile team to transform them into platform capabilities and features
•    You define the mid-term and long-term roadmap for your platform domain(s) in collaboration with other domain owners and the overall platform product management 
•    You ensure team resources are correctly allocated and uphold standards

•    You synchronize with other domains to jointly develop cross-domain features
•    You help to investigate the cause of production issues and propose possible solutions
•    You prioritize, maintain and update user stories 


About the Team

iptiQ opens up attractive new risk pools through insurtech operating entities (OEs) within the primary insurance). As wholly owned businesses of Swiss Re, our shared mission is to help close the protection gap in the market and  provide digital insurance solutions, primary insurance knowledge, new tools, and insights that will help reach new markets and offer new products.
As part of iptiQ, the Platform Team collaborates with the iptiQ OEs to support them in achieving their commercial goals by delivering innovative and effective digital capability for their distribution partners.
About You
Professional Experience:
•    University degree (Master's equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g. computer science, business administration)
•    At least 5+ years working in a similar role, bridging business and IT
•    Experience managing end-to-end introduction of new technologies
•    Experience in business analysis and as a product owner
•    Have driven standardization of business domain capabilities
•    Have improved efficiency of the development process
•    Experience working on an Agile (e.g. with SAFe) project and collaboration tools
•    Attention to detail
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented agile environment
•    Experience in the primary insurance industry, ideally in protection products is a plus.
•    Familiarity with modelling techniques like ERM, ARIS, UML is a plus
Leadership Qualities:
•    Ability to coach and bring the team together in implementing new ideas 
•    Communicates with impact, and effectively influences across the tech and wider business stakeholder community 
•    Thinks practically in defining solutions balancing business needs with technical  
•    Establishes, maintains and develops strong relationship within the OEs teams
Soft Skills:
•    Effectively navigate in ambiguity, shaping up new initiatives working with the senior tech team members 
•    Effectively presents and facilitates in front of large groups
•    Good listener but can speak up if and when required
•    Actively network and build bridges across teams with different cultures and working environments
•    Results-oriented and ambitious with a positive attitude
•    Ability to operate in a team in a rapidly-changing primary insurance environment
•    Highly proactive, and motivated with a positive can-do attitude
•    Willingness to work "virtually" and travel to other sites


Minimum base salary for this job is from 2500 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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