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London, GB

EMEA Risk Manager (80-100%)

About the role


This is an outstanding opportunity to work in an exciting growth environment. You will have the chance to gain a broad insight into a wide range of risk management activities.

Primarily, you will focus on quantitative risk management and Solvency II reporting for IptiQ EMEA, SCR calculation and forecast.

You will perform some stress tests as part of the annual legal entity ORSA process as well as UK ORSA.

You will also support the identification of key risks and ensure that reasonable mitigations are implemented.

As part of our due diligence responsibilities, you will review potential partners and deals as well as product proposals to support Risk Management's sign-off.


Additional responsibilities will also include:

  • Involvement in the annual Product Review processes on Risk Management's behalf

  • Continuous development of our comprehensive risk management framework

  • Regular reporting to the Board of Directors and other governance forums

  • Support the production of the ORSA / SFCR / RSR reports


About the team


This is your chance to join iptiQ where we are running and growing a new international unit within a global corporation.

You will join a diverse and very motivated team committed to thrive and succeed in the task of making this business a success in the insurance market.

Our Risk function has a business oversight and servicing role. We are responsible for setting out the conditions under which the Company is willing to take risk, its risk tolerance and its risk management principles.

We make sure that our entities' Boards and Senior Management are aware and understand the exposures, risk landscape and the risk governance framework.

You will be reporting to the Chief Risk Officer iptiQ EMEA. Our team is small and dynamic, our job is evolving with the growing business, and new ideas and client requirements guide the way forward.

Do you want to help enable the business to win in the future, by working side-by-side with the various teams in iptiQ EMEA? Then we are looking for you to join us.


About you


  • You are a qualified actuary

  • You have a working knowledge of Solvency II

  • You are passionate about working in the fast-paced environment of a young insurance company committed to the digitalization of insurance business

  • You are an independent and critical thinker, willing to challenge constructively, with a can-do-attitude, curious and keen to learn.

  • You bring excellent delivery skills, work diligently, assume responsibility for your own work and manage timelines adequately and independently

  • You have at least 8 years of experience in risk management in a Financial institution with solid general knowledge/experience in Risk Management

  • You have an understanding of business processes

  • You are an analytical person, able to handle ambiguity, embrace change and you are eager to learn

  • As a strong communicator, you have the ability to seamlessly interact with colleagues across functions, across locations in EMEA and on all levels


We are looking forward to your application!


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.



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