Zurich NA Business Development Leader in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Zurich is currently hiring an Business Development Leader for the Zurich Pittsburgh office and to manage the surrounding territory. In this position the Business Development Leader will be expected to deliver profitable growth though selling a broad and differentiated suite of solutions to the retail broker community. The AVP- Business Development Leader will be charged with acquiring an intimate knowledge of brokers’ business models and propositions, and creating a business plan which optimizes identified opportunities that align with organizational market basket strategies. In this role, you will serve as an influential leader by driving the underwriting team towards reaching the area’s financial growth targets.

Client Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of brokerage, large account underwriting or insurance sales

AND

• Leadership experience of multidisciplinary teams

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ability to execute effective sales strategies

• Strong communication skills

• Strong understanding of insurance industry from a market and underwriting perspective

• Ability to identify business trends, changes in market conditions, and competitor activity

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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**Title:** *Business Development Leader*

**Location:** *Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh*

**Other Locations:** *United States-Ohio-Cleveland*

**Requisition ID:** *170005BO*