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Zurich NA Strategic Consultant in Schaumburg, Illinois

Strategic Consultant


Zurich North America is looking for a Strategic Consultant to join our Strategy, Innovation, Business Development (SIBD) team based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Strategic Consultant role on the SIBD team will help address some of the most important issues facing Zurich by collaborating with subject matter experts from all areas of the company on a wide variety of high-profile projects in a fast-moving environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the development of corporate vision, strategies, and innovation for Zurich North American and designated business unit(s)

  • Facilitating and supporting strategic and / or operational projects and solving high-profile, complex problems 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

  • Developing written communications (e.g. PowerPoint and SOAPs) that convey analyses and insights in a cohesive story, adapting to meet stakeholder needs/expectations

Basic Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in strategic or operational consulting

  • Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills – with ability to adjust message to varying levels of audience

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office, Excel, and database skills

  • Self-starter with ability to navigate ambiguity and change

  • Property & Casualty insurance or Financial Services experience

  • Financial modeling 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. 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 click here (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

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

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