Zurich NA Associate Vice President-Affluent Markets Group in Houston, Texas

Associate Vice President-Affluent Markets Group


Zurich is currently seeking an Associate Vice President to jointhe Zurich Affluent Markets Group in the Houston office. This is a consulting position that managesand supports strategic and operational projects for Zurich’s private placementlife insurance and annuity products.

Inthis role you will:

  • Manage cross functional teams in order to add underlyinginvestment options to Zurich’s private placement products

  • Conduct on-going due diligence on existing investmentoptions

  • Prepare proposals for Investment Committee review ofunderlying investment options

  • Serve as an Operational Liaison between the PrivatePlacement Operations team, the investment managers, and the Private WealthGroup sales team

  • Establish and maintain strong relationship with prospectiveand existing fund managers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Change Managementor Insurance or Operations or Training area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in theChange Management or Insurance or Operations or Training area


  • Internal Consulting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Life insurance experience

  • Private placement experience

  • Hedge fund or alternative fund experience

  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization from entry levelto senior leaders

  • Strong project management and time management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Experience leading projects from idea to post implementation

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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Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 07/17/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180005XM

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.