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AI Governance Architect / Technical Lead


Our opportunity 



Zurich Insurance is seeking highly skilled individuals like you to join our Global AI Governance Team to drive cutting-edge responsible AI innovation. You will play a crucial role in governing AI solutions along the full insurance value chain and drive the technical operationalization of our AI Governance Framework to inspire digital trust. As an AI Governance Architect, you will be responsible for optimizing our internal Responsible AI tools and systems on a technical and process design level, to ensure that Zurich’s approach to AI Governance is promoting responsible and sustainable AI innovation in an intuitive and user-friendly way.  


Your role 


As an AI Governance Architect / Technical Lead, your main responsibilities will include:


  • Driving the operationalization of Zurich’s AI Governance Framework by (i) optimizing its technical integration into the existing IT architecture, and (ii) evaluating and integrating external Responsible AI solutions to maintain and optimize our internally developed Responsible AI Platform and existing tools, interfaces and processes in an intuitive way 
  • Dynamically adjusting and updating AI governance / GenAI controls and guardrails, including their integration into tools, systems and platforms to drive automation and insights. 
  • Assessing and mitigating risks, such as unfair bias, in AI algorithms and models, including LLM-based / GenAI solutions, along the insurance value chain 
  • Collaborating closely with data scientists, computer scientists, ML engineers, architects and stakeholders from the business and assurance functions (risk/model risk, legal/privacy, compliance) to drive responsible AI consistently across the organization 
  • Fostering collaboration with highly diverse, cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with governance requirements, including audits (internal and external perspective), and market expectations (investor and customer perspective) 
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technological advancements in AI / GenAI



At Zurich, an AI Governance Architect, Technical Lead, plays a crucial role in ensuring that AI technologies are developed and deployed in a safe, responsible and sustainable way, balancing the benefits and opportunities of AI with the potential risks in order to best serve our customers. 


Your Skills and Experience


As an AI Governance Architect / Technical Lead, your skills and experience will ideally include:


  • 4+ years of experience in technology & operations, business analysis and sound understanding of AI/ML and data analytics, data & AI governance, IT and governance of emerging digital technologies. 
  • Data science / computer science background and/or business analyst capabilities, including an understanding of MLOps 
  • Data visualization capabilities (e.g., PowerBI & PowerApps) to support and design technical solutions, provide for maintenance and compliance  
  • Self-starter mindset with a can do-attitude, hands-on and solution-oriented delivery 
  • Excellent project management skills and a genuine interest for Responsible AI & digital sustainability, including sensitivity for AI-related privacy challenges, international data & digital regulatory developments 
  • Strong communication skills, integrated thinking across businesses to work effectively with cross-functional teams and a variety of different stakeholders across the global organization 
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities. 

What we offer?


 As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 80% - you choose; with option to work abroad up to 25 days yearly
  • Over 300 euros net to set up your home office and additional monthly home office allowance
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings, including free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant or flexibility to exchange it for other benefits
  • Life, accident, and Health Insurance
  • Collective Life Retirement Plan
  • 2000 referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions plus Exclusive Employees discounts
  • Functional diversity benefits
  • Events: summer and Christmas party, different activities like hiking, investment, beach volley club and many more
  • No dress code


Preferred work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English.

Please note that the remote work option is available within Spain only.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.



Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Malgorzata Ewa Zalewska

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