As a Senior Insurance Business Performance Manager you act as a strategic resource and the natural link between the Group Planning & Performance Management teams and regional/local Finance teams to provide insights into underlying performance and help identify issues and solutions for the business.
As a Senior Insurance Business Performance Manager your main responsibilities will involve:
Lead the development of the business strategy and other initiatives from a finance perspective through provision of expert commercial and financial analysis
Assess performance of a region across functions, line of businesses, segments and countries and support the budgetary/strategic planning processes to ensure that budgets and the key Group KPIs are aligned to the needs of the organization
Contributing to the development of financial business strategy for regions and provide specialist financial guidance and support
Develop an in depth knowledge of relevant segments, act as a subject matter expert for any queries relating to financial performance
Providing commercial and financial support to the regions for agreed projects
Leading multi-dimensional, high-value projects, including planning and performance management, in complex cross-functional environments
Building and maintaining key relationships to enable regular communication at management level and encourage collaboration between finance, the business and other functions
Keep abreast of key, relevant industry trends and articulate potential impact on performance relative to competitors
Strong leadership skills
Master degree (or equivalent) in economics/business administration
At least 12-15 years of experience in related field
Excellent knowledge of the accounting and key performance indicators for general insurance business (life insurance is a plus)
Excellent understanding of Insurance business and strategy and how this compares to our key peers as well as our strengths and weaknesses
Ability to convince and to communicate in a constructive way
Ability to critically evaluate information as well as assessing complex problems very quickly
Excellent English communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Who we are
Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.
At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Information for recruitment agencies
Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.
We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.