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Zurich NA Lead Strategic Consultant in Schaumburg, Illinois

Lead Strategic Consultant

Description

Zurich is looking for a Lead Strategic Consultant to work out of our North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

In this highly visible and challenging position you will work across the organization to solve critical business problems that will have a direct impact to Zurich North America’s long term strategies.

In this position you will play a key role in:

  • Setting the overall strategic direction for the organization or assigned business units by developing and executing financial and operating plans that enable us to deliver on our performance aspirations

  • Leading/supporting strategic and/or operational projects that are important to our financial, operational and market success

  • Developing market intelligence and conducting competitive landscape analyses

  • Evaluating business opportunities and preparing business cases from strategic, operational, and financial perspectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree and 5 or more years of experience in Strategic Management

AND

  • Travel 5%-10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • Four or more years in management consulting or corporate strategy / internal consulting

  • Project Management experience

  • P&C Insurance, Financial Services experience

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office spreadsheet and database skills

  • Experience working in a team environment

  • Ability to lead cross-functional/business projects

  • Financial modeling and valuation of strategic opportunities

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, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 04/08/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190002K7

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.

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