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Zurich NA Reinsurance Project Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Reinsurance Project Lead


Zurich North America is currently hiring a Reinsurance Project Lead and this person will work out of our Schaumburg North America HQ in Schaumburg, IL or Remotely. This person will report to the Reinsurance Business Lead VP and will be a part of our North American Group Reinsurance function. The North American Group Reinsurance Finance function manages reinsurance recoverables in excess of $18 billion, is responsible for the proper annual accounting and settlement of approximately $9 billion of assumed and ceded premiums and has the fiduciary responsibility for reinsurance collateral of approximately $15 billion.

The Reinsurance Project Lead will support and manage a project underway to transform the legacy reinsurance landscape into SAP FS-RI and FS-CD. The project is a complex, multi-year effort and the expectation would be for the role to support the on-going operations post go-live. The Reinsurance Project Lead will manage treaty contract placements and perform set-up of the contract master data into new reinsurance platform. Additional duties include supporting system implementation process for onboarding new lines of business including creating process documents, testing and issue resolution. The Reinsurance Project Lead will take a proactive and holistic approach to business practices and processes, including identifying opportunities for improvement, developing solutions, managing initiatives, and aligning appropriate Subject Matter Experts (SME) and resources needed from across the business to execute change.

The Reinsurance Project Lead will partner across the business to identify, develop, and implement change management strategies; acts as a change agent in the implementation of initiatives that support strategic and operational priorities. He/she will also assist with translating business requirements into technical solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in Financial Services, either primary insurance or reinsurance area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in Financial Services, either primary insurance or reinsurance area AND

  • Knowledge in organizational design and development

  • Experience leading organizational change

  • Broad-based knowledge of insurance industry including knowledge of insurance business processes and processing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP reinsurance solutions, particularly FS-RI and/or FS-CD and ability to leverage those technologies to improve insurance business processes and transaction processing

  • Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute

  • In-depth knowledge of the tools, concepts, methodologies and techniques of business process reengineering, change management, performance metrics and measures, customer assessment, cost/benefit analysis, benchmarking, process mapping/simulation, data collection, problem identification and interpretation

  • Advance Microsoft Office skills and/or Alteryx skills

  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships; strong team player

  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. For additional information about our Total Rewards, click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/benefits) . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. Candidates with salary expectations outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education. The salary provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled.The starting salary range for this position is $83,700.00 - $137,100.00.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Chicago, AM - Philadelphia, AM - Boston, AM - Owings Mills, AM - Illinois Virtual Office, AM - New York Virtual Office, AM - Pittsburgh, AM - Delaware Virtual Office, AM - Washington DC, AM - Washington DC Virt. Office, AM - West Virginia Virt. Office, AM - Grand Rapids, AM - Hartford, AM - Raleigh

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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