Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies. Over almost 200 years, we have built a multinational Group that is present in more than 60 countries, with 470 companies and nearly 80,000 employees. Our Group aims to become the standard bearer and industry leader in the European retail insurance market, building on our existing base of 50 million retail clients, out of an overall total of 72 million.
The Investments & Asset Management Corporate Governance Implementation & Institutional Relations office is in charge of the coordination and supervision of the corporate governance of the Group Investments, Asset & Wealth Management Business Unit, including through participation in the Boards of Directors of the companies and boutiques. Furthermore, the Unit manages the relations with external institutions, associations and regulatory bodies, assuring advocacy activities in the interest of the Group Investments, Assets & Wealth Management Business Unit and in coordination with the relevant Group functions.
The ideal candidate will support on three different areas:
Institutional Relations: help the coordination of the BU effort and engagement vs associations in which we are interested in participating (WEF, Assogestioni, Efama) and helping formulate and build the BU view on strategic matters concerning the industry, competition and development opportunities
Corporate Relations: help the function to prepare the group and boutiques boards agenda structuring and follow ups in coordination with Corporate Affairs function, facilitate proper information flow between the different members of the boards of directors. Assist in the coordination of regular meetings with controlling functions of groups’ companies
Governance Implementation: the person would need to stay always updated on the latest regulatory and group policies relevant to the group companies and boutiques in scope and assist in the monitoring of their proper implementation and transposition. Having a top-down view of governance and board priorities at BU level, the person would help the function in the monitoring of best practices’ implementation and potential attention points
- Degree in law, political science or business
- Good knowledge of Word, Power Point and Excel
- Fluent Italian and English (oral and written) is a must, very good knowledge of other languages is an advantage (French / German)
- Previous experience in the asset management industry is preferable
- Strong communication skills and team player attitude
- Good interpersonal skills
- Easily adapt to different environments and situation and able to cope with stressful situations
- Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
Contract Type: Internship