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Senior Compliance Manager Group Functions—Focus on Digital/Innovation 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 23 Feb 19



As a member of the Compliance Business Partners team at Corporate Center, you will be key in delivering the Compliance mandate to Zurich's Group Functions, with particular focus on the digital/innovation businesses as well as information management, data protection/privacy and records retention. In order to assist Zurich in achieving its strategic goals, you will add value by supporting the digital/innovation businesses and other Group Functions in executing their respective mandates in a compliant manner; further embedding an effective compliance culture; advising the business on complex daily business activities; and independently providing assessment, monitoring and assurance of compliance risks.

As a trusted advisor, you also will provide innovative compliance solutions and succeed with your open and inclusive personality and your "can-do" mentality.


Your Role

As a Senior Compliance Manager Group Functions, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Advising the respective businesses and functions at strategic and tactical levels on the management of compliance risks

  • Driving the development, evolution and execution of a proportionate Compliance approach for the fast evolving areas of digital & mobile insurance and innovation

  • Serving as subject matter expert in Compliance Business Partners for the areas of Information Management, Data Protection/Privacy and Records Retention, including developing, implementing/enhancing and maintaining an adequate compliance framework

  • Coordinating overall Compliance training & communication for the businesses and Group Functions in Corporate Center

  • Assisting in performing the annual Compliance Risk Assessment for the digital/innovation businesses and Group Functions

  • Assisting in developing a risk-based Compliance (monitoring) plan

  • Executing monitoring activities (post-implementation and risk-based), including reporting

  • Identifying, driving and managing special projects
Your Skills and Experience

As Senior Compliance Manager Group Functions-Focus on Digital/Innovation, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • University degree, preferably a Masters degree, in business administration or legal discipline

  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience ideally in insurance / re-insurance and insuretech / fintech environments of a multinational organization

  • Extensive specialization in information management, data protection/privacy and records retention topics

  • Very good understanding of digital / mobile / insurtech and/or fintech areas

  • Very good knowledge of data protection regulation (GDPR) and financial services regulation

  • Good understanding of insurance industry and business activities

  • Ability to work effectively across different hierarchy levels in a global matrix organization

  • Strong experience in successfully structuring and managing projects

  • Highly self-driven, structured and analytical personality
  • Ability to think holistically and build sustainable relationships

  • Ability to manage ambiguity while communicating effectively at different hierarchical levels

  • Strong English and German written and spoken language skills (C1-C2) due to the allocation of the role at Corporate Center level and strong collaboration with the BU Switzerland.

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Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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