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Zurich NA A&H Strategic Sourcing & Implementation Specialist in Columbus, Ohio

A&H Strategic Sourcing & Implementation Specialist

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Zurich North America is looking for a Strategic Sourcing and Implimentation Specialist to support our growing Accident & Health organization. Ideally this role will be based out of our Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office but we are open to this role being based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois or virtual.

This role will be filled at either the Specialist (II) or Consultant (III) level. The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.

The A&H Strategic Sourcing & Implementation Specialist is primarily responsible for leading and coordinating cross-functional due diligence reviews and the onboarding of new strategic partnerships. Other duties may include:

  • Secure delegated program authority from Technical Underwriting

  • Secure benefit administrator authority from third party administrator operations

  • Secure Zurich Risk Policy (ZRP) exception approvals from Technical Underwriting and Group Reinsurance

  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional annual delegated program reviews

  • Secure agreements in conjunction with Legal, Sales & Distribution, Third Party Administrator operations and/or Group Reinsurance

  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional team meetings

  • Develop and maintain project plans including milestones

  • Coordinate, document, and drive A&H organizational next steps

  • Communicate challenges to A&H leadership.

Specialist (Level II) Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines

  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Consultant (Level III) Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting Market FacingOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Extensive experience in commercial Accident & Health insurance

  • Project Management experience including delivering projects on-time, within scope, and within budget

  • Experience in/with Home Office Underwriting or Technical Underwriting

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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A future with 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 148 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 click here 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 - Philadelphia, AM - Remote Work (US), AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: true

Schedule: Full Time

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