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We drive the transformation of the financial markets. That’s why we invest in bright minds, in their ideas, knowledge and development. We do that by combining our best sides.


If you would like to find out why stability makes us so agile, why experience makes us so curious and why empathy makes us so impactful, apply now for the position of



 Senior Manager Governance, Risk & Compliance

Zurich | 80-100% | Reference 3352



As part of the SIX Financial Information business unit, our IT organization supports the business functions in the execution of the business strategy by ensuring an efficient and smooth delivery and operation of all IT related services. Customer satisfaction drives us. Aligning with the business priorities and associated execution roadmap is key, together with our focus on operational excellence, business sustainability and security. Complying with regulations and IT governance and the management and mitigation of any associated risks is critical to us.

As part of the Quality and Transformation team, your role will be the oversight and coordination of the execution of our governance and compliance processes. You will be responsible for ensuring these are coherent, understood, and applied. You will be managing IT related risks as well as audit and security findings, defining mitigating actions, ownership, and tracking execution. Educating the teams and improving their maturity in this area will be part of your mission. You will have to liaise with our Business, IT, Security, Audit and various corporate function stakeholders, for ensuring alignment, visibility and transparency on our execution roadmap.



What You Will Do

  • maintain alignment of IT governance, compliance processes and audit plans with the business priorities, roadmaps and risks and ensure and enforce proper execution of the IT governance and compliance processes
  • actively manage and mitigates IT risks, audit and security findings and act as point of contact for internal/external audits inlcuding beeing accountable and supporting teams for successful execution of all agreed actions and improvements
  • conducts compliance risk assessments to proactively identify and minimize the probability of risk occurrences and ensure awareness in the organization around IT governance and compliance processes and risks
  • defines and maintains key performance indicators and compliance metrics to effectively communicate compliance with IT controls, standards and compliance objectives
  • work closely with all IT groups as a subject matter expert in IT compliance and privacy regulations and associated audits and manage IT compliance initiatives and projects to ensure all regulatory audit and compliance requirements are met 

What You Bring 

  • proven track record in a compliance, governance, risk management role with extensive experience in Software Development Life Cycle and the ability to deliver results in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Project Management experience and solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • continuous improvement approach, where tactically solving an issue is followed by strategically preventing it to reoccur
  • ability not only to teach but also to act, jumping into a role to improve a situation whenever needed with active listening skills, proactive, well organized, open minded who wants to help others achieve their goals 
  • English at business level (excellent written and verbal communication skills)

If you have any questions, please call Philipp Schuh at +41 58 399 8543.


For this vacancy we only accept direct applications.


Diversity is important to us. Therefore, we are looking to receiving applications regardless of any personal background. 

What We Offer

Flexible Work Models
We trust our employees and offer a work environment that is well-balanced, productive and fosters success. 

Personal Development
You will benefit from a culture of continuous learning and feedback. Your personal growth is supported through an extensive learning offering.

Agile Working Methods 
Whether through scrum or design thinking,
we solve exciting tasks together in teams.