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Head Data Integration, Director, Group Investment Accounting and Administration 80%-100%


Are you passionate about financial data, data management applications and leading and developing highly motivated people in a challenging and continuously developing environment? Then this is a unique opportunity to drive Data Integration and Data Management forward within one of the world’s leading insurance companies!
In this role you will be part of the global ‘Data Management & Integration-Team’ within Group Investment Management. You will be responsible for different data management applications, manage 3rd party services and data vendors. You will shape our data strategy for market and master data, develop your team and strengthen data operations standards and best practices.


What you will do
•    Functional owner of internal market and master data management applications and models
•    Lead and manage the Data Integration team
•    Manage services from 3rd party providers and external data vendors with focus on quality, data procurement and cost optimization 
•    Enable internal service delivery teams to deliver data in high quality and in an efficient manner
•    Differentiate through data advisory to internal stakeholders and define data solutions to meet client needs
•    Review and enforce policies for effective data management and ensure high data quality 
•    Further develop data strategy and develop best practices and standards for data management principles in line with industry practices
•    Participate and represent the area in internal and external communities, working groups and events
•    Work together with internal IT-teams and drive change management activities
•    Develop data management capabilities across teams

What you bring
•    7+ years of relevant experience in a similar role within the financial industry
•    Strong leadership and people management skills
•    Ability to develop skills and capabilities of team members 
•    In-depth knowledge of financial data management with good network within the industry
•    Strong knowledge of data architecture and modelling
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills in written and spoken English
•    Strong conceptual and strategic thinking
•    Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
•    Excellent stakeholder management / engagement
•    University degree or equivalent


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application. 


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


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Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. 


You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Mélina Carnal

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