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iCON Senior Manager



iCON: Top-tier internal consulting at Zurich Insurance Group - Opportunity for Senior Manager (VP)


Zurich Insurance Group – iCON


  • Are you looking for launch a career where you can develop consulting skills and insurance/risk/financial services expertise while supporting Zurich to implement its strategic priorities?
  • Do you want to play a key role in the strategic development of a global company that offers you opportunities beyond consulting?
  • Are you a bright, open-minded and results-oriented person with leadership skills who wants to be part of an international and diverse team?


Then join us!


Zurich Insurance Group


Zurich Insurance is a financial services provider whose core businesses are General Insurance and Life Insurance. With total premiums of over $67 billion, we achieved a net profit of over $4.6 billion in 2018. Our customers include retail customers globally plus all sizes of commercial enterprise including the majority of Fortune’s Global 100 companies. Headquartered in Zurich (Switzerland), the Group has a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets.


Internal Consulting – iCON


Zurich’s Internal Consulting (iCON) is the internal management consulting service provider supporting Zurich in key strategic and operational projects. iCON consists of senior professionals from top management consulting firms with extensive experience in strategic projects and experienced professionals from leading insurance companies, as well as graduates from premier MBA programs and undergraduate universities, and as such represents a talent pool for management roles within Zurich.

We support Zurich’s global business segments to help them reach their strategic goals, operating out of hubs in Chicago and Zurich.


Who we are looking for


We are looking for Senior Manager candidates. We encourage you to apply to iCON if you have strong track record of performance as demonstrated through leadership on strategic projects, experience in coaching and managing earlier-tenured colleagues, and experience in consulting. We expect open-minded personalities with strong leadership potential and interpersonal skills, eager to work in an international environment.


What iCON offers you:


  • A diverse, high-profile team, working in an international business environment
  • Leadership opportunities in high-performing teams that drive impact for our business partners
  • The opportunity to coach and mentor earlier-tenured, high-performing colleagues
  • A chance to develop projects on a broad range of topics from strategy to implementation
  • Exposure to Zurich’s Top Management and the opportunity to shape their agenda
  • The opportunity to strengthen insurance expertise and enhance your thought leadership


Basic Qualifications: 


  • Bachelors Degree and 7 or more years of experience in the Management Consulting area, AND
  • 2 or more years of project manager experience within the Management Consulting area with insurance and/or financial services project experience, OR
  • Masters Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Management Consulting area, AND
  • 1.5 or more years of project manager experience within the Management Consulting area with insurance and/or financial services project experience


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Exceptional analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
  • Ability to effectively lead and drive impact through others
  • Strong experience in relationship management, including management of senior clients/business partners
  • Experience in coaching and developing team members
  • Insurance industry knowledge
  • Experience working with C-Suite executives
  • Results oriented
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, or German
  • Ability to travel 15%-30%
  • MBA


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. 


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 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/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.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote working: No
Schedule: Full Time

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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