London, GB

Compliance officer in Swiss Re's retail business UK and Ireland (hybrid; 80 - 100% work degree)

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in an international and growing environment? We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Compliance Officer to join our team!

About the Team

Join a growing, dynamic and diverse team within the established Swiss Re Group. We are a scale-up, established to deliver innovative protection solutions sold direct to consumers through Distribution Partners. Our team takes care of all compliance matters relating to iptiQ. This includes maintaining effective systems for the identification, management and control of compliance risks, evaluating proposed business transactions and implementing effective governance processes for our legal entities.

iptiQ's mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying insurance and making it more accessible to people. For us this means making insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust.

About the Role

As a Compliance Officer, you will have an outstanding opportunity to be a trusted, strategic partner to the iptiQ team by providing timely, practical, and high-quality compliance advice across the entire insurance value chain. Reporting directly to the Head of Compliance iptiQ EMEA, the role will include responsibilities across all our iptiQ markets:


  • Identify and monitor compliance and conduct risk drivers in order to undertake ongoing risk assessments

  • Develop and ensure appropriate implementation of a robust Compliance Programme taking business model specific requirements into account, including maintenance of Compliance Risk frameworks in coordination with the Group Compliance team and carrying out compliance training activities

  • Monitor regulatory developments at national and EU level and assessment of published regulatory changes

  • Provide advice on new distribution and outsourcing partnerships, products and business as usual operations

  • Support Division Legal and Compliance key initiatives and advancing specific priorities relevant to the iptiQ EMEA business

  • Support the internal governance processes to ensure that compliance risks are appropriately flagged and escalated

  • Provide relevant reporting to regulatory/competent authorities as appropriate

  • Review customer product documentation and other related promotional material

  • Design and carry out training on compliance risks;

  • Provide reports to senior management, the iptiQ Board of Directors, Group and regulatory/competent authorities as appropriate;

About You

We are looking for an experienced professional with the ability to prioritize and work in a highly dynamic and changing matrix environment. You should also be able to lead change in an international business environment and communicate in a multi-jurisdictional set-up.

Skills and Experience:

  • Compliance professional with minimum 3 years' experience in the primary life insurance market in the UK and Ireland, experience in non-life and other EMEA jurisdictions (especially Italy) a plus

  • Previous experience of managing regulatory issues in respect of conduct risk, data protection and anti-money laundering highly preferred

  • Fluent in English, other European languages a plus


If it sounds like this is the role for you, send us your CV, and we look forward to meeting you!


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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 will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


Please contact us to request accommodation.


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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