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Zurich NA iCON Senior Manager in Schaumburg, Illinois

iCON Senior Manager


iCON: Top-tier internal consulting at Zurich Insurance Group - Opportunity for Senior Manager (VP)

Zurich Insurance Group – iCON

  • Are you looking for launch a career where you can develop consulting skills and insurance/risk/financial services expertise while supporting Zurich to implement its strategic priorities?

  • Do you want to play a key role in the strategic development of a global company that offers you opportunities beyond consulting?

  • Are you a bright, open-minded and results-oriented person with leadership skills who wants to be part of an international and diverse team?

Then join us!

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance is a financial services provider whose core businesses are General Insurance and Life Insurance. With total premiums of over $67 billion, we achieved a net profit of over $4.6 billion in 2018. Our customers include retail customers globally plus all sizes of commercial enterprise including the majority of Fortune’s Global 100 companies. Headquartered in Zurich (Switzerland), the Group has a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets.

Internal Consulting – iCON

Zurich’s Internal Consulting (iCON) is the internal management consulting service provider supporting Zurich in key strategic and operational projects. iCON consists of senior professionals from top management consulting firms with extensive experience in strategic projects and experienced professionals from leading insurance companies, as well as graduates from premier MBA programs and undergraduate universities, and as such represents a talent pool for management roles within Zurich.

We support Zurich’s global business segments to help them reach their strategic goals, operating out of hubs in Chicago and Zurich.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for Senior Manager candidates. We encourage you to apply to iCON if you have strong track record of performance as demonstrated through leadership on strategic projects, experience in coaching and managing earlier-tenured colleagues, and experience in consulting. We expect open-minded personalities with strong leadership potential and interpersonal skills, eager to work in an international environment.

What iCON offers you:

  • A diverse, high-profile team, working in an international business environment

  • Leadership opportunities in high-performing teams that drive impact for our business partners

  • The opportunity to coach and mentor earlier-tenured, high-performing colleagues

  • A chance to develop projects on a broad range of topics from strategy to implementation

  • Exposure to Zurich’s Top Management and the opportunity to shape their agenda

  • The opportunity to strengthen insurance expertise and enhance your thought leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 7 or more years of experience in the Management Consulting area, AND

  • 2 or more years of project manager experience within the Management Consulting area with insurance and/or financial services project experience, OR

  • Masters Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Management Consulting area, AND

  • 1.5 or more years of project manager experience within the Management Consulting area with insurance and/or financial services project experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional analytics and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

  • Ability to effectively lead and drive impact through others

  • Strong experience in relationship management, including management of senior clients/business partners

  • Experience in coaching and developing team members

  • Insurance industry knowledge

  • Experience working with C-Suite executives

  • Results oriented

  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, or German

  • Ability to travel 15%-30%

  • MBA

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting 11/13/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200003MN

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.