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Zurich NA Business Development Lead Consultant - Risk Management (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time) in United States

Business Development Lead Consultant - Risk Management (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Business Development Lead Consultant – Risk Management

Location: Home Based – UK (Travel required)

Salary: up to £55,000, plus Commission (up to 30%) plus Car

Closing Date: Friday 9th December 2022

The opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team working as a Business Development Lead Consultant focused on managing and retaining an existing client portfolio in addition to identifying and winning new business. This is the perfect role for an individual with a client-facing business development background, preferably in risk management, with ambitions to join and flourish at a marker leading insurer and award-winning risk engineering team.

This position is home-based, however there will be a requirement to create relationships in local markets which will mean spending regular time in our offices and travelling to customer locations.

Working with an award-winning Risk Engineering team as part of a global insurer will allow you to further develop your career in a diverse and inclusive environment presenting a wide range of development opportunities both locally and globally.

Zurich Resilience Solutions is pivotal to supporting our customers and internal stakeholders with market leading risk management solutions and we are looking for candidates who have an ambitious nature, act responsively in a team environment and demonstrate an appetite for excellence.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver growth and generate business opportunities to deliver risk management services.

  • Work with our existing and new clients and brokers to understand their business needs.

  • Demonstrate strong team working ability in order to create excellent relationships to ensure the business achieves defined goals and targets.

  • Present our technical capabilities to key customers and stakeholders.

Experience required:

  • A strong commercial business development background and the ability to manage and retain an existing portfolio of clients.

  • Be able to generate new opportunities and follow these up to build a strong pipeline.

  • Demonstrate strong team working ability to create and maintain excellent internal and external relationships to ensure the business achieves defined goals and targets.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Stakeholder management.

And what would really make you stand out is if you have:

  • Knowledge of risk management and loss prevention practices for Liability, Motor and Cyber risks.

  • Appreciation of strategic and operational risk areas.

The Reward:

The salary for this role is up to £55K, depending on experience, plus commission (up to 30%), plus company car.

Additionally, we offer an extensive benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the ability to buy/sell additional days

  • 3 paid volunteering days

  • 12% pension contribution

  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review

  • Contribution to medical cover

  • Discounted technology offers

  • Virtual GP appointments

  • Free flu jab

  • Discounted gadget insurance

  • Discounted will writing service

In addition to the above Zurich off a wide range of other benefits including flexible working, shared parental leave, company wellbeing programme and much more.

This role is available full-time, as a job-share or part-time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t always available full-time.

Who we are:

With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees . If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.

You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Our Culture:

At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers, and we want our employee base to reflect that. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

With the above in mind, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

We are committed to continuous improvement, and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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