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Innovation Manager

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Our opportunity 

 

Zurich Insurance has a simple strategy: Focus on the Customer, Simplify and Innovate 

 

Considering the third tenet of our strategy Zurich is currently seeking an exceptional Innovation Manager to identify, prove and scale innovations across the group delivering game changing outcomes for our customers, stakeholders and the planet! 

  

 

Your role 

  

As an Innovation Manager your main responsibilities will involve: 

 

  • Identifying disruptive technologies which will impact the Insurance Industry 
  • Scouting startups which can enable these technologies in Zurich 
  • Scouting internal innovations already established in the Zurich Insurance Group 
  • Managing the scaling and adoption of successful external and internal innovations 
  • Managing an internal innovation network to share knowledge and best practice across the group 
  • Acting as a product owner for selected themes to prove and scale innovations 

  

Your Skills and Experience  

  

As an Innovation manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

 

  • A thirst for knowledge and curiosity about how insurance can be better 
  • Understanding and experience of disruptive technology 
  • A track record working with start ups to deliver outcomes beyond just proofs of technology 
  • Experience navigating complex organisations and building networks 
  • 5+ years experience at either a start up or a larger organization- Ideally both. 
  • A track record of executing despite ambiguity 
  • Experience of insurance is an advantage but not a must 
  • Experience with agile methodologies as a Product Owner or Scrum Master 

  

 

Additional Information 

  

As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes: 

 

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings 
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs 
  • Ticket restaurant 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company 
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you 
  • Special banking and insurance conditions 
  • Exclusive Employees discounts 

Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Option to telework from any location within Spain territory is also feasible.  Please apply with your CV in English. 

 

Who we are  

 

Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.  

 

So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference. 

 

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Zurich

 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.
 

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule:
  • Recruiter name: Laura Santamaría Rodríguez

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