Zurich NA Product Development Consultant in Schaumburg, Illinois

Job Summary

Zurich (Schaumburg, IL) seeks a Product Development Consultant II to contribute in the product development process and project leadership for one or more lines of business with the aim of timely and successfully creating new innovative insurance projects. Specific responsibilities include: performing risk assessment and profitability; developing systems and processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of existing and new products; building the product offering, which may be done in conjunction with other groups within Zurich as well as reviewing competitors and document offerings and pricing (financial analysis); working with different business groups to define specs and building the new product in an efficient and timely manner for all lines of business; supporting change management and organizational design; developing process flows and using process expertise to support customer experience and efficiency; ensuring consistency in product modeling by influencing other Product Developers who specialize in one line of business; implementing Content Manager in a consistent manner across multiple user groups; and building Product Models in alignment with Guidewire software vendors.

Position requires travel less than 10% within the U.S. and may require working extended hours during Peak Periods.

Position requires a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Insurance, Management, Business, Finance or similar field of study, plus 8 years of experience in the job offered, Underwriter Directors & Officers Liability Insurance, Assistant to the Managing Director, Strategic Planner and Project Manager, Underwriting Operations Manager, Business Architect, General Insurance Operations, Senior Specialist, Senior Manager, or similar position. Specific experience must include: 8 years working in property & casualty insurance; and at least 8 years of experience in Product Development field.

Experience must also include: underwriting or claims experience in at least 3 major lines of business from the following; property, general liability, commercial auto, professional liability, umbrella/excess, management liability, workers' compensation, and surety. Must be willing to travel less than 10% within the U.S. and willing to work extended hour during Peak Periods.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Zurich.com/en/careers, Job ID: 1700073I

Additional Information

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:** *Product Development Consultant*

**Location:** *Illinois-Schaumburg*

**Requisition ID:** *1700073I*