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Madrid, M, ES

Graduate Digital Risk Expert

About the Programme
We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2023.
The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.
About the role
Join a team of cybersecurity professionals and help Swiss Re fulfil its mission in making the world more resilient. As the Digital Risk Expert, you are responsible for driving digital risk governance and control processes by engaging with our peers and internal customers, primarily Risk Managers, Security Experts, Legal & Compliance Advisors and Technology Engineers across the businesses. You will collaborate with customers educating and supporting them on our risk control approach and work with the team to transform and continuously improve our governance processes for a trusted digital environment. What's more, you'll be working in a hybrid setup, perfectly balancing work from home and the office premises.
In your role, you will…
•    Optimise control procedures, reducing complexity and increasing process effectiveness,
•    Run digital risks assessments,
•    Support the transformational changes within digital risk governance and control field,
•    Help our customers in fulfilling risk control requirements and lead them through the overall process,
•    Drive quick resolutions of customer or risk control team concerns, and
•    Create metrics to ensure established goals are met and process improvements are sustained.
About the team
The Security Team is the focal point for all security activities across Swiss Re. We are responsible for cybersecurity engineering and operations, governance, risk and compliance, and defining as well as advancing the company's security strategy. As a part of the Security Team, the Digital Governance Centre of Excellence drives a unified operational digital risk governance and control function for Swiss Re, provides first-hand regulatory guidance and runs Swiss Re's Digital Governance Framework, enabling risk mitigation for sustainable tech and data-driven solutions.
About You
•    Successfully completed university degree, preferably in risk control, security, legal studies or equivalent
•    Strong interest in/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance
•    Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness, is a fast learner
•    Innovative, showing a high degree of own initiative
•    Team-player, willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit
•    Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location if required
•    Aptitude to express yourself effectively in one-on-one conversations and small groups
•    Mature & self-confident; able to work with clients, business partners or senior colleagues
•    Capacity to readily adapt to a changing and dynamic environment
•    Proven expertise to work independently and proactively
•    Strong analytical skills and can focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture
•    Excellent oral and written English skills
•    Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
•    Very good communication and interpersonal skills
We are looking forward to your application!
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity and transparency 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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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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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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