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Zurich NA Sustainability Analyst / Senior Sustainability Analyst in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sustainability Analyst / Senior Sustainability Analyst


Zurich North America is currently looking for a Sustainability Analyst to join our growing Office of Sustainability Underwriting based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. This position can be based out of our Schaumburg Headquarters or 100% virtual.

The Office of Sustainability Underwriting is refining our underwriting strategy to drive our vision in support of Zurich North America leadership in this arena. The team is establishing and leading our sustainability underwriting strategy, risk appetite, and product/service solutions that align and support our sustainability commitment while helping our customers move to a more sustainable future.

Sustainability Underwriting supports Zurich North America’s efforts in three key areas:

  • Supporting business units to identify and develop the product and services our customers need to manage sustainability, and especially climate-related, risks

  • Representing Zurich North America internally and externally on the sustainability topic

  • Assist development of position papers and content used to represent Zurich North America both internally and externally

The Sustainability Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Sustainability Underwriting team in the following areas:

  • Research, identify and report on sustainability trends affecting Zurich North America and its customers, ensuring Sustainability Underwriting is constantly updated

  • Provide analytical support through data and report generation, creation of presentations, and assist with project management

  • Research and develop ideas for sustainability research and content

  • Responsible for report maintenance and delivery

  • Support the development and maintenance of sustainability communications material for internal and external customers

  • Leverages for the benefit of the team, their sustainability/climate change qualifications and/or experience in sustainability/climate change topics

This role will be filled at either the Sustainability Analyst or Senior Sustainability Analyst 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.

Basic Qualifications for the Sustainability Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Strategic and Operational Consulting area

Basic Qualifications for the Senior Sustainability Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Strategic and Operational Consulting area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in sustainability or climate change related subject

  • Two or more years of experience working in the sustainability or climate change related field

  • A passion for making a difference and supporting the transition to a sustainable future

  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of sustainability and climate change and the ability to share that knowledge and experience with others

  • Knowledge and experience in property & casualty commercial insurance

  • Ability to support high profile projects critical to the future of the organization

  • Comfortable developing relationships at all levels of the organization including leadership and executives

  • Experience handling changing priorities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal stills

  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Team player

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

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

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