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Retail Governance Manager

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Job ID:

39605

Location:

York 

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

8

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02/05/2018
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Job Description:


Location: Fareham/Swindon/Cardiff

Who we are

Zurich is one of the worlds leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. With about 60,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. We help individuals, small and medium sized companies and global corporations around the world understand and protect themselves from risk by offering a wide range of insurance products, solutions and advisory services.

The opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Retail Market Management team. The SME (small to medium enterprise) Retail Governance Manager is responsible for the co-ordination of all aspects of governance for the SME business line as well as mastership of BCP (business continuity planning), information security and anti-trust/competition for pan-Retail Market Management. The role is part of the first line of defence in a dynamic team with a broad spectrum of experience. The role includes management and maintainance of a governance programme, such that the risk management plans resulting from the fulfilment of UK Retail Management responsibilities are co-ordinated; effectively and sustainably discharged; and improvements can be appropriately approved, sponsored and delivered. The SME Retail Governance Manager will build and manage relationships with internal and external bodies; provide advice, guidance and information; and keep up to date with developments and regulatory and legal changes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Owning the SME governance management and oversight framework.
  • Manage and maintain effective monthly reporting of agreed metric data and returns to governance fora and the Head of SME.
  • Ongoing assessment and challenge of the SME risk, systems and controls including interactions with third parties.
  • Through assurance activities, assisting in identifying and co-ordinating governance and control awareness programme.
  • Co-ordinating assurance activities with the control functions, providing subject matter expertise and guidance on BCP, information security and anti-trust/competition.
  • Identifying, initiating, facilitating and promoting those activities required to establish a continuous improvement mechanism in the Retail Management arena with particular expertise in BCP, information security and andti-trust/competition.
  • Contributing to the wider operational risk framework through risk profiling, quality assurance reviews and facilitated risk workshops across the Retail environment.
Your skills and experience:
  • Relevant business / management experience and / or qualification
  • Previous experience within a controls environment role
  • Ideally come from an Insurance or Financial Services background
  • Experience of working with executive level to lead business change
  • Project management experience including the coordination and execution of various assurance improvement initiatives
  • Extensive stakeholder management skills and experience
  • Experience of the various elements of assurance

The Reward:

As well as this we are offering a generous flexible benefits package which includes an annual company bonus subject to performance and a 12% pension scheme. We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

Further information:

At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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Retail Governance Manager

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Job ID:

39605

Location:

York 

Salary:

per year
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

8

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02/05/2018
col-wide 

Job Description:


Location: Fareham/Swindon/Cardiff

Who we are

Zurich is one of the worlds leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. With about 60,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. We help individuals, small and medium sized companies and global corporations around the world understand and protect themselves from risk by offering a wide range of insurance products, solutions and advisory services.

The opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Retail Market Management team. The SME (small to medium enterprise) Retail Governance Manager is responsible for the co-ordination of all aspects of governance for the SME business line as well as mastership of BCP (business continuity planning), information security and anti-trust/competition for pan-Retail Market Management. The role is part of the first line of defence in a dynamic team with a broad spectrum of experience. The role includes management and maintainance of a governance programme, such that the risk management plans resulting from the fulfilment of UK Retail Management responsibilities are co-ordinated; effectively and sustainably discharged; and improvements can be appropriately approved, sponsored and delivered. The SME Retail Governance Manager will build and manage relationships with internal and external bodies; provide advice, guidance and information; and keep up to date with developments and regulatory and legal changes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Owning the SME governance management and oversight framework.
  • Manage and maintain effective monthly reporting of agreed metric data and returns to governance fora and the Head of SME.
  • Ongoing assessment and challenge of the SME risk, systems and controls including interactions with third parties.
  • Through assurance activities, assisting in identifying and co-ordinating governance and control awareness programme.
  • Co-ordinating assurance activities with the control functions, providing subject matter expertise and guidance on BCP, information security and anti-trust/competition.
  • Identifying, initiating, facilitating and promoting those activities required to establish a continuous improvement mechanism in the Retail Management arena with particular expertise in BCP, information security and andti-trust/competition.
  • Contributing to the wider operational risk framework through risk profiling, quality assurance reviews and facilitated risk workshops across the Retail environment.
Your skills and experience:
  • Relevant business / management experience and / or qualification
  • Previous experience within a controls environment role
  • Ideally come from an Insurance or Financial Services background
  • Experience of working with executive level to lead business change
  • Project management experience including the coordination and execution of various assurance improvement initiatives
  • Extensive stakeholder management skills and experience
  • Experience of the various elements of assurance

The Reward:

As well as this we are offering a generous flexible benefits package which includes an annual company bonus subject to performance and a 12% pension scheme. We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

Further information:

At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.