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AVP, Senior Data Scientist and Product Owner


Zurich North America’s Data & Analytics team is looking for an AVP, Data & Analytics Product Manager, supporting our National Accounts Business Unit.  While this position will be based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, you will have the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely.  You will partner with your manager to set a flexible work schedule that supports you, our customers, and our business partners.


The AVP, Data & Analytics Product Manager, National Accounts works with a product team for end-to-end deliverables of data and analytics products for National Accounts and is responsible for using data and analytics to create business impact for the business units at Zurich North America.


Data & Analytics at Zurich encompasses data science, analytics, reports, dashboards, and data visualizations as well as the enhancement and creation of data.


As the AVP, Data & Analytics Product Manager, your core responsibility is to work with a cross-functional product team to solve business challenges using data and analytics to drive impact for the business units.


In this role you will:


  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand how data and analytics can help National Accounts achieve their strategic priorities
  • Determine how the Data & Analytics team will bring impact to National Accounts through a program of products as well as analytics to support the day-to-day business
  • Manage prior Data & Analytics models deployed in National Accounts to maximize impact
  • Lead the National Accounts Data & Analytics product team, developing their analytic and business problem-solving skill sets
  • Perform hands-on work in developing analytics, data engineering/science solutions and technical capabilities
  • Manage the Data and Analytics Program for National Accounts, which includes working with your team to:
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their challenges and structure a data and/or analytics solution to solve it
    • Ensure the quality of the data and analytics solution being built, and that it’s fit for purpose
    • Work with stakeholders to develop a strategy on how to use data and analytics to generate the desired impact
    • Work with stakeholders after deployment to ensure that impact is achieved.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics or Technology and 8 or more years of experience in the Predictive Analytics area
  • Experience applying data transformation techniques such as exact and probabilistic matching methods; fuzzy matching, text mining, and data reduction
  • Experience with programming and database mining tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Java, SQL, and Python


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in using data and analytics, including data science, to solve business challenges and drive business impact
  • Knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling techniques, such as machine learning, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, regression, and neural networks and their application to business decisions
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of unstructured data (text) analytics
  • Experience in product and stakeholder management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
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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 150 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 to learn more.
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MF1 #LI-HYBRID 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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