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Project Management Associate - 50% (student-job)

Swiss Re AG

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Project Management Associate - 50% (student-job)

Project Management Associate - 50% (student-job) 

Switzerland - Adliswil 


About Swiss Re

This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re Group - one of the world's leading wholesale providers of reinsurance, insurance and other innovative forms of insurance-based risk transfer. Our business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analysing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly exceptional Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.


About the role

You are a masters student of Business/Management disciplines, Social Sciences, or Communications? Then this is your opportunity to join a pool of Project Management Associates (PMA) which supports major Swiss Re transformation initiatives.

As a member of the PMA Pool you will support or perform the following activities:
• structuring and setup of program and project organisations
• creation and updating of key documents such as project definition documents, charters, business cases, steering board presentations, risk and action logs etc.
• schedule and manage meetings with stakeholders, project teams, steering boards etc.
• design, conduct and assess communications and stakeholder engagement activities
• monitor and control scope, schedule, resources and financials
• processing of requests for changes to scope, cost, schedule and benefits
• on-board new team members to the program or project
• conduct training needs analysis
• implement training approach, i.e. plan, organise and monitor training sessions, coordinate training material design
• act as central collection and dissemination point for program/project management related information
• be a role model and ambassador for the application of Swiss Re internal standards and project management best practices

Duration of engagement: minimum 2, maximum 4 years at 50%, starting as soon as possible
Location: Switzerland - Zurich/Adliswil


About the team

Swiss Re Consultancy provides a range of consulting services to Swiss Re internal clients, including program and project management. You will be a member of a pool of Project Management Associates (PMA) who support our consultants in their projects. The PMA pool is part of SRC's Change Excellence Team (CX) which facilitates and builds transformation capabilities within Swiss Re.


About You

• Masters student of Business/Management disciplines, Social Sciences, or Communications (study for at least two more years)
• Strong interest (and preferably previous experience) in Project Management
• Able to navigate ambiguity, flexible and pragmatic
• "Can do attitude": strong sense of ownership paired with high levels of intrinsic motivation and energy
• Autonomous and critical thinker, self-organised and structured
• Good analytical skills, including attention to detail without losing track of the big picture
• Good at dealing with people
• Excellent team player, good at receiving and giving constructive feedback in a timely manner
• Very good MS Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent spoken and written English skills, German is plus
• Team player
• Ability and willingness to work towards deadlines while keeping high quality standards