Zurich NA Actuary - Accident, Health & Travel in United States

Actuary - Accident, Health & Travel


Job Summary

Zurich North America is looking for an Actuary to support ourgrowing Accident, Health, & Travel line of business. This role isopen due to growth and an accelerated growth plan. It is preferred that this role be basedin either our North American HQ in Schaumburg, Illinois or our East Coastregional office in Jersey City, New Jersey. Virtual situations will also be considered.

Key Accountabilities

This key role will also manage profit margins on new and renewal business and assist in the monitoring of portfolio performance

  • Under minimal supervision, support the pricing of new/renewalbusiness and development of effective premium/rating structures for:

  • Group Accident products such as AD&D, Business TravelAccident, Student/Participating Accident and Truckers Accident

  • Group Health products such as Employer Stop Loss and Medical/HMOExcess

  • Voluntary Products such as Critical Illness and In-HospitalIndemnity

  • Leisure and Student Travel Insurance

  • The actuary will eventually lead the pricing of the some of theabove products.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Actuarial area


  • ACAS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • FCAS

  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Sciences, Mathematcis, Statistics or a related field with a mathematical, statistical or numerate background

  • Experience in multiple functional areas (pricing, reserving, capital management) and in multiple business units

  • Actuarial experience that includes a combination of reserving and pricing experience, diversified business lines that include commercial lines of business

  • Project management skills

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

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.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City

Other Locations: United States-Virtual

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 10/03/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800071X

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.