Hong Kong, HK, HK


Compliance Officer 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


Are you enthusiastic to start your career in respected company? Do you want to learn something new every single day and use your Compliance professional knowledge on a regular basis? Do you have passion for supporting your clients in navigating today’s challenging regulatory and compliance environment?

Then we have a great opportunity just for you !


About the role


As part of the second line of defence, you will be a team member of Compliance Assurance that performs review of compliance framework for Swiss Re globally.

The role requires:

  1. leading and executing compliance testings and reviews;
  2. identifying, analyzing and assessing the compliance risks;
  3. identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of existing controls designed to address those risks;
  4. evaluating timely resolution and effective remedial actions to address identified issues;
  5. reporting identified issues to senior management;
  6. assisting in ad-hoc risk reviews and special projects, where appropriate
  7. assisting in internal and/or external reporting such as Compliance quarterly and annual reporting etc.



  • Provide cover for roles in other teams
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time


About the Team


The Compliance Assurance is a global team with team members in Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the UK and the US. The team is responsible for the monitoring of Compliance Risks across the whole of the Swiss Re Group. Primary liaison with Group Internal Audit (GIA), Operational Risk Management (ORM) and other governance functions and assist in coordination among risk and control functions and Compliance units in relation to Compliance Assurance activities.


About You


  • University degree in the field of finance, law or other business disciplines with high affinity to IT and/or audit related certification (such as CIA, CISA, CPA)
  • At least 8 years of shown experience in compliance advisory, compliance testing or other risk control functions in the financial services industry, preferably in (re)insurance industry,
  • Deep understanding of testing/ audit methodologies and techniques, risk management concepts
  • Project management experience is desired
  • Strong social and coordination skills and able to engage and work effectively with colleagues across regions and functional units
  • Self-motivated, independent, go-setter learner
  • Flexible and adaptable to dynamic, changing work processes and environment
  • Attention to details and effective time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to run several simultaneous tasks
  • Conceptual strength, solution oriented, and a good sense for feasibility and pragmatism
  • Possess a strong work ethic and be able to remain objective at all times
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English. 
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint


And if these soft skills characterize your personality:


  • Team spirit, collaboration
  • Strong communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Flexibility
  • Proactivity


If you are a committed, organised and positive team player who will work to constantly improve business results and client satisfaction, we will be happy to get to know you



Reference Code: 83545 


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