Risk Management and Insurance Specialist

Elva (Estonia) or Piestany (Slovakia), GPV International A/S

Are you ready to drive the development of our global insurance, credit insurance, and risk management setup? Do you thrive on collaborating with colleagues across all levels of a dynamic, global organization? Join GPV from one of our units in Slovakia or Esonia and with a network of 19 production sites spanning from Thailand to Mexico and various European countries. Building on our values, we strive to deliver industry-leading customer experiences across all our services and functions.


Join Our Growth Journey

Through a strategic blend of acquisitions and organic growth, we have expanded our global workforce from 1500 to 8000 colleagues in recent years. This expansion calls for the professionalization of our risk management and insurance efforts, and we are seeking a dedicated Risk and Insurance Specialist to play a pivotal role in this transformation.


Key Responsibilities:

As a Risk and Insurance Specialist at GPV you will collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders such as managers on the local sites, multiple internal functions, insurance companies and brokers as well as our parent company Schouw & Co. Your responsibilities will include operational and strategic tasks such as:

  • Manage the global insurance programs: 
    • Prepare and conduct renewals in collaboration with our parent company, insurance broker and internal stakeholders
    • Ensure proper implementation of new insurance program globally
    • Advise local stakeholders on insurance matters including claim handling, coverage, conditions etc. 
    • Develop and continuously improve solid and transparent processes for insurance matters including internal charging, cost follow up etc. 


  • Manage global credit insurance program: 
    • Develop and enhance our global insurance program
    • Monitor and challenge sales organisation and local sites in the most efficient use of credit insurance
    • Develop and continuously develop efficient processes for credit management 
    • Support sales organisation and local sites with sharing best practices, specific case handling etc. 


  • Risk management: 
    • Increase our global risk awareness mindset
    • Monitor, challenge and support the local and global efforts to identify and mitigate risks (operational and strategic)
    • Prepare recurring risk reporting to GPV Executive Leadership Team, local management and other relevant stakeholders
    • Contributing to the development and execution of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) processes


You will be part of the newly established Compliance & Risk Management team, collaborating closely with VP for Compliance & Risk Management and colleagues in Denmark and Switzerland. Despite our global reach, our HQ in Vejle fosters an informal environment, where professionals from various levels interact regularly. Some travel is expected (2-4 times annually). 



To be successful in this role, you should possess:

  • Strong experience in insurance, credit insurance, risk management and finance
  • Experience in an international company 
  • Proficiency in English (both written and spoken) 
  • Strong communication skills and focus on close collaboration with many stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a wide variety of tasks in different areas
  • Passion for both operational and strategic work


How to Apply:

If you are ready to impact on our global organization, please send your application immediately at your earliest convenience and please note, that we only consider applications sent via our application system. We review applications on an ongoing basis and will conclude the recruitment process upon identifying the right candidate.

For any inquiries about the position, feel free to reach out to VP for Compliance & Risk Management, Allan Haarup Petersen at allan.petersen@gpv-group.com.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming a new member to our team.


About GPV

GPV was founded in Denmark in 1961 and is today one of Europe’s leading electronics manufacturers. GPV is a customer-driven EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) partner providing complex electronics, in-house mechanics and cable-harness, mechatronics, and box-build solutions including ODM design & engineering as well as test development services to customers across the high-mix EMS value chain. Headquartered in Denmark, GPV is the second-largest European-headquartered EMS company with production facilities in Austria, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, and Thailand. GPV generates annual revenue of about DKK 10 billion / EUR 1.3 billion and has more than 8,000 employees. GPV is owned by the Danish industrial conglomerate Schouw & Co. (80%) and the family-owned Finnish investment company Ahlström Capital Group (20%). Learn more at www.gpv-group.com.

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ContactVP Compliance & Risk Management Allan Haarup Petersenallan.petersen@gpv-group.com