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Zurich NA Property Fire Technical/Thought Lead AVP/VP in Pierre, South Dakota

Property Fire Technical/Thought Lead AVP/VP


Zurich is seeking an individual to be the Property Fire Technical/Thought Lead for Zurich Resilience Solutions. This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. and will have estimated 25% travel. In this role you will provide guidance and consulting to customers, underwriting, and colleagues on a local and international level.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Research emerging property fire risk issues to identify their potential impact, determine mitigation strategies and communicate this information in a consumable manner to end users.

  • Develop technical standards for the Property Fire line of business with corresponding guidance to the staff, complete with technical materials and products that support assessments, service, and mitigation of loss sources.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert, support delivery of training to staff, customers, and underwriting, and drive quality through calibration efforts and quality reviews.

Zurich Resilience Solutions’ vision is to provide customers with the risk insights and innovative services that will help them mitigate their risks and manage their businesses more effectively, as well as become a leader and trusted partner for risk prevention and mitigation.

This role will be filled at either the AVP or VP 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.

Qualifications for this role are as follows:

AVP Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Property Risk Engineering areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Property Risk Engineering areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Apprentice, including an Associates degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Property Risk Engineering area


VP Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 10 or more years of experience in the Property Risk Engineering area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience with at least 3 years in a technical advisory role

  • College degree in Engineering or Science

  • Examples of ability to research complex technical issues

  • Proven ability/examples of technical writing

  • Advanced skills and experience in all aspects of consulting and partnering with business leaders

  • Proven ability/examples of presentation development and communication at the individual to large audience level

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong customer service orientation

  • Able to differentiate risk and establish strategic project priorities

  • Advanced knowledge of Risk Engineering methodologies and insurance industry

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 combined salary range for this position is $110,700.00 -$208,600.00.The starting salary range for theAVPis $110,700.00 -$181,400.00and for the VP is$127,400.00-$208,600.00.

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

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Remote Work (US)

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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