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Senior Project Manager


Our opportunity


Now it is your time, time to move forward and advance your career. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique views, experiences and ideas so that we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, we have over 148 years of experience, serve more than 25 industries, and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities so you can reach your full potential and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. With the support of people like you, we are optimistic about leading the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.


We are currently hiring an Senior Project Manager and this person will report to the Head of IT for Property and Sustainability. This person will work out of our Barcelona offices.



Your role


The Senior Project Manager will manage technology projects ensuring successful completion of Global programs. The Senior IT Project Manager will work on IT setups and/or security projects aligning and managing resources from Engineering, Operations, and Architecture teams to deliver the projects.  In addition, he/she will manage deliverables and timelines, financial and budgetary standpoint, manage documentation, manage stakeholders, and have a strong understanding of technology.



Your Skills and Experience


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Project Management area
  • Experience in strategic and operational consulting or business systems integration
  • Experience in diverse, multi-cultural environments, and dealing with ambiguity and changing/evolving requirements
  • Good communication skills, ability to communicate with both business and technical stakeholders
  • Fluent written and spoken English.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Project Management Professional Certification: PMP, ITIL…
  • In-depth, strong problem-solving analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Insurance Industry Experience
  • SharePoint administration experience, project documentation, version control
  • Understanding of IT technical, IT software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of IT processes and direction
  • Good vendor management skills, managing external resources and vendors
  • Managing vendors and their deliverables, developing KPI, and milestones and report on progress
  • Experience keeping track of project financials and financial reporting and tracking 



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 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. Working from another location in Spain is also feasible.
Occasional travel may be required.


Please apply with your CV in English.



Who we are


Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? 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. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.

As you make an impact across borders, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.


 Zurich Insurance has the policy to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to criteria such as race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


 At Zurich we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our 4 million customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes. As a global organization, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.





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: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Santamaría Rodríguez Laura
  • Closing date:

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