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Chief Risk Officer

Warsaw

About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging both companies’ strengths and best practices. As a part of ERGO Technology & Services Management AG, the technology holding of ERGO Group AG, we support millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.

In October 2022, ET&S S.A. expanded its scope of operations by creating a Business Services unit to contribute in a new way to the growth of ERGO’s business. Acting as a co-partner and internal consultant, it adds non-IT value and supports the development of the entire ERGO Group, currently offering skills in reporting, analysis, actuarial, and input management. We are committed to fostering innovation and meeting the evolving needs of our clients worldwide.

Discover how we implement AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions, and business-related services to anticipate and address our customers’ future needs.

 

How you will get the job done

  • ensuring appropriate risk management in line with relevant (transnational) legal requirements and ERGO Group guidelines
  • managing the company’s risk management function
  • developing a risk strategy for the company
  • taking responsibility for overall risk management processes, including:
    • identifying and assessing risks, monitoring them, and reporting on them
    • reporting ad-hoc risks
    • maintaining the internal control system
    • monitoring the risk of the project portfolio managed by ET&S S.A.
    • managing business continuity
    • ensuring information and IT security
    • overseeing IT Third-Party Risk Management
  • supervising and monitoring outsourcing activities
  • communicating and informing relevant authorities about risks
  • cultivating an appropriate risk culture within the company and facilitating internal communication
  • advising the ET&S S.A. Board and ET&SM CRO on all risk matters
  • establishing and maintaining transparent relationships with auditors and regulators in countries where ET&S S.A. outsources IT services
  • planning tasks for responsible processes or projects, including resource prioritization
  • appointing and developing (2nd Line) Risk Specialists (both non-ICT and ICT) and succession planning within the company
  • serving as a Member of the Risk Committee of the company

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluency in Polish and English (min. C1 level)
  • completed university studies, preferably with a focus on informatics/business informatics or related fields
  • at least 10 to 15 years of professional experience in risk management within insurance or financial services companies, or in a consulting firm specializing in IT risk management, preferably within an international context
  • strong networking capabilities within the insurance industry and relevant regulatory bodies
  • high understanding of regulatory requirements from KNF, VAIT, KRITIS, etc., along with specific expertise in relevant security standards
  • high level of leadership skills, including managerial experience, and adeptness in interfacing with various stakeholders
  • entrepreneurial mindset with a keen focus on customer satisfaction and high-quality standards
  • excellent analytical skills, strategic thinking abilities, and proficiency in decision-making and conflict resolution
  • persuasive communication skills across diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • empathy, teamwork skills, assertiveness, and negotiation abilities
  • high level of commitment, performance orientation, and result-driven mindset
  • experience in working within intercultural environments, particularly in Europe and Asia
  • strong innovation skills, with the ability to foster innovation among team members
  • willingness to occasionally travel domestically and internationally, with confidence in navigating hierarchical boundaries

Nice to have

  • relevant specialist knowledge and in-depth organizational understanding, particularly in risk management and ICT, within Munich Re/ERGO Group structures
  • certification in relevant areas such as COBIT, CISM, ISO, etc.

Interested in this position?

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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