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Business Performance Manager 80-100%


Are you motivated to join the Business Performance Management team of Group Planning & Performance Management (GPPM)? Do you aspire to combines both the role of a Market Manager to a specific BU and/or Region, as well as the one of GPPM Product Owner of P&C Performance and Profitability Product?


If yes, then this position is the right one for you! In this role you will be closely working with the assigned BU, other Product Owners and Market Managers, the agile team in GPPM as well as the Group Functions.


What you will do

  • Acting as Market Manager you are responsible to build trusted senior relationship with management in your market, to provide business, financial performance and market insights 

  • Acting as Product Owner for P&C you lead an agile team, are responsible for the ongoing Profitability and Performance initiatives including organizing the at least quarterly Cross Functional Review with the Head of the Group Functions (e.g. Group Chief Actuary, Group Claims Officer, Group Chief Underwriter, Head of Group PPM etc)

  • Supporting Planning and Close Product Owners in any specific P&C Performance considerations


Work location is Zürich, Switzerland

What you bring

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, and 8 or more years of experience in a related field. Additional qualification, such as CFA, FRM, qualified actuary is a plus

  • Experience in leading transformational Leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication and dedication to the internal customers including Senior Management

  • Proven track record of financial modeling skills (including IFRS 17, cash flow models, Zurich’s economic framework)

  • Outstanding analytical skills and ability to abstract from detailed analysis to high level trends and conclusions for Senior Management 

  • Business Unit experience in P&C business (e.g. PPM, Actuarial)

  • Ability to work in an agile environment and to manage multiple stakeholders

  • Knowledge of financial reporting processes and architecture

  • Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written)


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application. 


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


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Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. 


You are the heart & soul of 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 highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working: No
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Mélina Carnal

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