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Munich, DE

Compliance Officer (m/f/x)

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces 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.



About the role

As a Compliance Officer, you will have a unique and great opportunity to be a trusted, strategic partner to the iptiQ EMEA team by providing timely, practical and high-quality compliance advice across the entire primary insurance value chain. Please, bear in mind that the offering position is temporary ( October 2022).


You will work closely with the business to help deliver on the iptiQ vision by ensuring Compliance by Design across our products, propositions and partnerships. There will be a particular focus area of the Germany life insurance market, but the role can include pan-European responsibilities. Key responsibilities will include:

  • to support the development and run of compliant products and propositions in close interaction with business functions
  • to develop and ensure appropriate implementation of a robust Compliance Programme for the iptiQ EMEA business taking business model specific requirements into account, including maintenance of Compliance Risk frameworks in coordination with Group Compliance and carrying out compliance training activities
  • supporting Group Compliance in the carrying out of Compliance assurance activities in respect of the iptiQ EMEA business
  • supporting Division Legal and Compliance key initiatives and advancing specific priorities relevant to the iptiQ EMEA business
  • supporting the internal governance processes to ensure that compliance risks are appropriately flagged and raised
  • support in providing relevant reporting to regulatory/competent authorities as appropriate
  • identification/monitoring of all Compliance Risks, in particular data protection and conduct risks in order to undertake ongoing risk assessments
  • propose changes/enhancements to control standards, mitigation strategies, policies and processes,
  • assess possible impact of any changes in the EU/local legal and regulatory environment
  • engaging and collaborating with other expert functions including Legal and Risk Management to ensure the provision of consistent advice
  • providing end to end compliance support relating to both the on-boarding of new partners and the management of existing partners

About the Team

We're a start-up embedded within an organization known for its high-caliber talent and excellent benefits. So, you get the best of both worlds - a fast paced, challenging environment with a genuine work-life balance and more.

We put the consumers' needs at the center of what we do, aim to become a digital champion and believe in data-based learning. We use the Swiss Re network to access state of the art technologies and capabilities, combine it with local expertise and an innovative mind-set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalization of insurance business in Europe, combining insurance know-how and e-commerce competencies, as well as the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re.

Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies? We look forward to hearing from you!

About you

  • Compliance professional with 3+ years experience in the primary life and non-life insurance market in Germany/Switzerland, other EMEA jurisdictions a plus
  • Previous experience of regulatory issues in respect of data protection and conduct risk highly preferred
  • Ability to prioritise and work in a highly dynamic and changing insuretech environment
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to provide pragmatic guidance on compliance risk
  • Ability to take initiative and take accountability with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Fluent in English and German, other languages a plus


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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