Location: 

Zurich, ZH, CH

 

Executive Office Analyst 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

 

About the team

We in the Executive Office Corporate Solutions are looking for a pro-active and motivated individual to join our team to support the senior management of Corporate Solutions.

Do you enjoy variety and challenges of a fast-paced environment? Then this role is the right one for you. The successful candidate will support the head CEO Office and DOOs Finance and Operations on the development of the strategic direction of the Business Unit (BU) Corporate Solutions, Divisions Finance and Operations.

 

About the role

you:

  • will better understand the senior management activities and get exposure to diverse financial and operational topics & stakeholders
  • strengthen your communication skills and learn how to filter information from various sources and bring back simple messages
  • will support setting of new standards and establishing new processes but also bring a natural interest in financial topics (e.g. cost management and cost reporting)
  • will support BU and divisional initiatives in the context of productivity, simplification and governance. This includes research, data analysis, elaborating options and recommendations, building partner consensus and presenting to our senior executives
  • you actively support various regular ad-hoc divisional tasks

 

We collaborate closely with our partners across Corporate Solutions and the Swiss Re Group

 

About you

Key to success are excellent organisational skills and story-telling skills coupled with a high degree of agility and flexibility. You have a strong sense for priorities and a good feel for assessing and addressing business needs. You work independently and get things done. Problem solving, active challenging as well as consensus building are easy for you. A consistent record of being a well-respected teammate rounds up your profile.

Key skills and knowledge

  • We expect extraordinary organisational skills, previously proven in committee management and/or project management
  • You demonstrate an exceptional "can-do" attitude
  • You have strong analytical skills and structured thinking capabilities, i.e. ability to translate ideas into clear and consistent priorities as well as great story lining
  • You have a basic understanding of financial figures and KPI's
  • You show strong sense of ownership and dedication for your assignments, including attention to detail and accuracy
  • We are looking for strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence stakeholders on various management levels to find solutions and create a common direction
  • We value the ability to deal positively with ambiguity and conflict, easily navigating through unstructured situations
  • You work well under time pressure and have strong focus on deliverables
  • You show a clear service provider mentality
  • Cultural sensitivity, i.e. knowing how to interact effectively in various business cultures is what our team is made for
  • You have sophisticated MS Office suite skills (in particular Power Point and Excel)
  • We value excellent command of English, proficiency in other languages desirable

Professional Experience and Education

  • You should have a higher level of education – graduate degree (Master's or MBA) preferred – Finance, Economics or General Management
  • You have preferably minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience and 5 years of professional experience

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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