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Zurich NA Program Manager in Schaumburg, Illinois

Program Manager


Zurich is currently searching for a Program Manager to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

The Program Manager will focus on managing complex IT budgets, managing small to medium sized initiatives, and coordinating cross-functional initiatives across several teams.

Utilizing a deep understanding of insurance, processes, and business systems, the Program Manager will collaborate with business and IT resources to drive the research and analysis of the defined problem. The Program Manager will also provide recommended solutions, seek approvals, manage stakeholders and implement the solution, while addressing associated change management. Specific consulting responsibilities will include driving operational efficiencies via strategic/industry perspectives, acting as a thought partner, challenging key IT partners, defining and structuring opportunities/projects to deliver on key objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 7 or more years of experience in the Communications or Strategic Management or Project Management areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 9 or more years of experience in the Communications or Strategic Management or Project Management areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including Associate Degree with 7 or more years of experience in the Communications or Strategic Management or Project Management areaAND

  • Experience in strategic and operational consulting or business systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to identify and consider business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment

  • Collect, interpret and review financial information

  • Produce financial reports for budgets, forecast, invoices, expenses, etc.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage projects and initiatives using Agile Delivery model

  • Experience managing stakeholder expectations

  • Influential skills

  • Consulting experience

A future with 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 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and 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 people, 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 / Veterans

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: AM - Schaumburg

Remote working: No

Schedule: Full Time