Zurich NA Product Development Consultant in Schaumburg, Illinois

Are you looking to be part of a team committed to excellence that partners with Professional Liability, Health, and Warranty underwriters and business leadership to drive profitable growth? Are you a high potential individual in search of new challenges that will broaden your horizons? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and expand your knowledge and skills to prepare you for future responsibilities and opportunities? Then this job is for you!

Zurich is currently looking for a Product Development Consultant to work out of our North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

She/He will be contributing in the product development process and project leadership for one or more lines of business with the aim of timely and successfully creating new innovative insurance products.

The Product Development Consultant will work closely with the Technical Director of Professional Liability, Health, and Warranty and various members of the team that will include Technical Underwriters, Product Development Consultants, and Pricing Actuaries - as well as collaborate with other business units to drive portfolio management (i.e. draft market-facing language, project management around policy management refresh and change, identify gaps and root causes; schedule, assign, and deliver actionable items and plans). The Technical Director and Product Development Consultant will work closely together and with the business leadership to identify needs, interests and challenges of the business, set priorities and expectations.

Interpreter - The job’s core deliverables rely on disseminating information, instruction and training to others through scripted communications or on routine topics in the area of expertise. Typically interact at the employee and line manager level.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Product Development areaOR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Product Development areaAND
  • Property and Casualty insurance experience in three or more major lines of business
  • Underwriting and/or Claims experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contract drafting experience
  • Project management experience
  • Commercial Insurance highly preferred
  • Legal background and/or Juris Doctorate
  • CPCU
  • ARM
  • IPZ
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Change management skills
  • Experience with State Filing departments

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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**Title:** *Product Development Consultant*

**Location:** *Illinois-Schaumburg*

**Requisition ID:** *170005ND*