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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Product Owner - Document Analytics Productive Solutions (80 - 100%)


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role


Are you an energetic leader who is truly customer-obsessed and loves working with teams to design and deliver exceptional products. You will be embedded in a Squad and work directly with fellow squad members to prioritize and manage what needs to be done and by when. You will be a servant leader with no direct authority over squad members. You will coordinate closely with your Product Area Lead to stay aligned on business goals and make sure your Squad is progressing and delivering against them. You will also represent the voice of the customer, whether internal or external, and make sure that Squad members understand customer needs and preferences. To get this work done, you will maintain and prioritize the backlog of user stories that your Squad members will use to inform their work.


Your main responsibilities:

  • Set an overall vision for the document analytics solution portfolio, in line with the data & analytics strategy as well as customer needs, to direct the squad's work
  • Serve as the voice of customer or end-user
  • Oversee what is delivered by the squad and when
  • Support and enable Squad to get its work done
  • Ensure the delivery of business results and customer value
  • Enable the organization’s new way of working


About the Team


The Data Platform Engineering & Operations Product Area develop and advance the Swiss Re Group (data & analytics) platform landscape with the goal of achieving democratization of capabilities (platforms, tools and SaaS services) for enabling the creation of innovative solutions to data driven business needs.

Enable the Swiss Re Group to efficiently utilize the platforms as well as ensure its availability and proper functioning.


The scope of the Product Area includes:

  • Stargate - Fully democratized platform that enables the Swiss Re group to perform data driven analysis and create data driven solutions across all spectrums of complexity and required technical expertise
  • Analytics Services – Analytics capabilities (platforms and SaaS services) for enabling the delivery of analytics data driven analysis and productive solutions
  • Document Analytics Solutions – Natural Language Understanding solutions to enable more efficient business processes and decision making
  • The engineering and advancement of the Data Warehousing platforms
  • The engineering and advancement of the Master Data Management platforms
  • The engineering and advancement of the Data Lifecycle Management platform
  • General platform operations and service management as per the best practices in the industry
  • Strategic management of vendors and partners required to deliver on the platform opportunities


About You​​​​​​​


We are happy to meet you if you possess:

  • Proven track record of delivering and advancing document analytics solutions that create business impact
  • Proven experience with managing a portfolio of document analytics solutions, including defining priorities and resolving dependencies or conflicting interests
  • Technical knowledge about Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and Software Engineering
  • Experience working with and understanding the needs of customers or clients (internal or external)
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional team through influence
  • A desire and openness to learning and continuous improvement, both of yourself and your team members
  • Proven analytical skills and experience making decisions based on hard and soft data
  • Commitment to the organization’s new way of working through greater collaboration and breaking down of siloes


Interested in this new challenge? We are looking forward to your application!


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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.


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