Zurich NA Actuary - Business Insights in Schaumburg, Illinois

Actuary - Business Insights


Job Summary

Zurichis currently looking for an Actuary in the Business Insights group in our NorthAmerican HQ in Schaumburg, Illinois. Business Insights actuaries workwith the business units to drive business improvements. Business Insightssupports the organization by providing real time actionable awareness thatdrive planning and measure execution. The successful candidate willhave, in addition to solid technical skills, strong communication skills todeliver technical messages to non-technical audiences.

Manages the reserving orpricing process for the assigned line(s) and provides support and advice to therelevant chief pricing or reserving actuary and to the actuarial businesspartners, including insights into underlying performance and implications forthe business. Assists in the training of less experienced personnel.

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely ondelivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employeelevel. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in theorganization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’sDegree and 8 or more years of experience in the Actuarial area


  • ACAS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • FCAS

  • Bachelor's degree in ActuarialSciences, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field with a mathematical,statistical or numerate background

  • Experience in multiplefunctional areas (pricing, reserving, capital management) and in multiplebusiness units

  • Actuarial experience thatincludes a combination of reserving and pricing experience, diversifiedbusiness lines that include commercial lines of business

  • Project management skills

  • Strongwritten, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Additional Information

Imagine working for a companythat truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, andcommunities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization thathas the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in theworld. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helpingcompanies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-drivenorganization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have theambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 06/12/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800028P

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.