Regional Security Advisor

UNIQA 4WARD, organizačná zložka

Place of work
Žižkova 9, Old Town, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
starting at €2,400.00 / The final level of salary is dependent on skills, knowledge and experience of a candidate.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

UNIQA 4WARD is looking for an ambitious and service-oriented senior security advisor with broad range of knowledge and experience in Information Security, Business Continuity and Physical Security of a financial service provider and in project management.

What is your role?

Life doesn’t stand still here – it’s a fast-paced, challenging and incredibly rewarding place to work. You’ll take care of security projects throughout the lifecycle – from planning and execution to control and closure.
You will be working as member of the group security team having your working place in Bratislava and with reporting line to the Group Security Officer. You will steer a designated set of business units across the UNIQA Group and advice the local security experts on the implementation of group security policies/standards/guidelines and the effectiveness of security measures.

It’s part of your remit to support the development of local security procedures to mitigate security threats whilst proactively monitoring the security environment in order to priorities activities to support business goals and achievements. You’ll also consult business and IT functions in non-security projects regarding security risks and the definition of adequate measures.

It’s a great role for someone who enjoys building relationships. Typically steering 5-8 local security experts, you’ll ensure excellent communications with stakeholders, making sure they feel informed and involved every step of way. You’ll also enjoy bringing out the best in the local security organisation, whether that’s through sharing information and managing workloads or through coaching, encouragement and recognition of a job well done.

Employee perks, benefits

What we offer?
• competitive compensation package in consideration of your professional competencies, qualifications and experience
• attractive employee benefits
• flexible working hours
• brand-new office space
• innovative working atmosphere
• international working environment
• training and development program
• social events

Information about the selection process

Please provide us with a CV and a cover letter in English. CVs that are not in English will be automatically excluded from the selection process.
By sending us your CV you agree with the processing of our personal data.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Information Security Management, Physical Security Management, Business Continuity Management

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

What we expect from you?
• Bachelor’s or Master`s Degree
• educational specialization in Information Security Management/Business Continuity Management or Business-Related field or equivalent work experience
• professional security certifications – ideally CISM or a CISSP is an advantage
• experience in leading globally distributed teams and external parties
• experience in leading complex projects
• language skills: English - Upper intermediate (B2), good command in German is an advantage

It’s your personal skills that will make all the difference.
We are really looking forward to welcoming you in our team if you can show us your
• excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
• ability to work under stress in time critical situations
• strong problem solving and decision-making skills
• proven record of interacting with multiple business units and functional teams
• strong skills in influencing and motivating others with the ability to facilitate cross-functional teams
• ability to accomplish results through others (lower level managers, professional employees, matrixed organization, managed service provider)
• learning agility
• ability to quickly get to grips with ambiguous and unfamiliar situations


Brief description of the company

UNIQA 4WARD is the branch office of UNIQA Insurance Group AG. It has its seat in Bratislava and supports the Group and its international business units in Actuarial, Risk and Security Management activities.

The UNIQA Group is one of the leading insurance groups in its core markets of Austria and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). We are present in 18 countries and serve about 9.6 million customers. With UNIQA and Raiffeisen Versicherung, we have the two strongest insurance brands in Austria and are well positioned in the CEE Markets.

Company address

UNIQA 4WARD, organizačná zložka
Žižkova 7803/9
811 02 Bratislava
ID: 3616252  Posting date: 7.3.2019  Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: starting at €2,400.00 / The final level of salary is dependent on skills, knowledge and experience of a candidate.