About Swiss Re
The Swiss Re Group 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.
It anticipates and manages risk from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The Swiss Re Group is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.
As part of the second line of defence, you will be a team member of Compliance Assurance that performs review of compliance framework for Swiss Re globally.
About the team
The Compliance Assurance is a global team with team members in Hong Kong, Slovakia, Switzerland, the UK and the US. The team is responsible for the monitoring of Compliance Risks across the whole of the Swiss Re Group.
Primary liaison with Group Internal Audit (GIA), Operational Risk Management (ORM) and other governance functions and assist in coordination among risk and control functions and Compliance units in relation to Compliance Assurance activities.
The role requires :
leading and executing compliance testings and reviews;
identifying, analyzing and assessing the compliance risks;
identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of existing controls designed to address those risks;
evaluating timely resolution and effective remedial actions to address identified issues;
reporting identified issues to senior management;
assisting in ad-hoc risk reviews and special projects, where appropriate
assisting in internal and / or external reporting such as Compliance quarterly and annual reporting etc.
Provide cover for roles in other teams
Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time
University degree in the field of finance, law or other business disciplines with high affinity to IT and / or audit related certification (such as CIA, CISA, CPA)
At least 8 years of shown experience in compliance advisory, compliance testing or other risk control functions in the financial services industry, preferably in (re)insurance industry ,
Deep understanding of testing / audit methodologies and techniques, risk management concepts
Project management experience is desired
Strong social and coordination skills and able to engage and work effectively with colleagues across regions and functional units
Self-motivated, independent, go-setter learner
Flexible and adaptable to dynamic, changing work processes and environment
Attention to details and effective time management skills
Strong analytical skills and the ability to run several simultaneous tasks
Conceptual strength, solution oriented, and a good sense for feasibility and pragmatism
Possess a strong work ethic and be able to remain objective at all times
Strong verbal and written skills in English and Luxembourgish
Proficiency of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
Some travel to Swiss Re locations may be required
And if these soft skills characterize your personality :
Team spirit, collaboration
Strong communication skills
If you are a committed, organised and positive team player who will work to constantly improve business results and client satisfaction, we will be happy to get to know you
Are you enthusiastic to start your career in respected company? Do you want to learn something new every single day and use your Compliance professional knowledge on a regular basis?
Do you have passion for supporting your clients in navigating today’s challenging regulatory and compliance environment?
Then we have a great opportunity just for you !