Compliance Officer / Company Secretary


Compliance Officer / Company Secretary

Compliance Officer / Company Secretary

Primary Location: Zurich

International & dynamic B2B insurance environment

As an innovative life insurer for corporate customers, elipsLife offers group life and health insurance solutions in the B2B environment. We are an integral part of Global Employee Benefits in the division of Swiss Life International doing business in various European markets. In line with our growth strategy our office in Zurich is looking for a dynamic and motivated employee for the role of

Compliance Officer / Company Secretary

Your tasks

  • Lead the regulatory and operational compliance program to support the company’s group product offerings by developing and supporting a strong culture of compliance to Swiss Lifes's Group Compliance policies, such as Code of Conduct, Privacy and Data Protection, AML, Third Party Oversight, Record Retention
  • Provide compliance advice to the companies' board of directors, executives and employees in respect of all Compliance risks
  • Elaborate and execute a compliance program, in line with elipsLife’s Compliance annual plan, which includes the establishment and maintenance of written compliance procedures and processes, provision of trainings, reporting and other necessary activities to enable compliance with the compliance risks
  • Lead routine FMA examinations, regulatory inquiries, and audits
  • Lead the business in the development of policies, procedures, and practices to respond to regulatory changes
  • Monitor customer and internal complaints to identify trends, prepare reports, and make recommendations for corrective action and training opportunities
  • Review and advise on compliance issues for advertising and sales material
  • Accountable for compliance oversight of distributors, agents, brokers, third party administrators and supporting business personnel with their oversight requirements
  • Monitor industry trends and potential changes to regulation and/or policies and their impact on compliance programs, monitoring and/or reporting
  • Complete and deliver reports to the Board of Directors and Head of Compliance Swiss Life International


Your profile

  • University degree in law or business administration or an equivalent education
  • Minimum 5 years PQE which should include expertise in an insurance organization, ideally life insurance
  • You have proven knowledge of GDPR, the EU AML Directives and a good understanding of the Governance Requirements under Solvency II
  • You demonstrate confidence in leading and managing projects and complex assignments, including new or innovative structures or products
  • You have excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • You are confident in your ability to drive matters independently while balancing the need to collaborate and maintain an appropriate level of communication and coordination with the rest your peers
  • You demonstrate accountability, resilience when facing challenges, and you are fully reliable, responsive and display a high level of energy
  • Professional experience gained in international environment
  • Fluent in German and English 


Your future

Be part of the unique success story of elipsLife! You can expect an exciting and challenging job within a highly motivated team with attractive employment conditions and flexible working hours.

Are you interested in this opportunity? Then do not hesitate and apply with just a few clicks via our career page

Herr Human Resources
044 215 45 04