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Senior Technology Strategy Manager - GTO 80-100%


Would you like to be part of the digital transformation journey and build a brighter future together at Zurich? This is a unique opportunity to join a refreshingly fun working environment where you will collaborate with smart and talented teams. Group Information and Digital Strategy(GIDS) team within Group Technology & Operations (GTO) is seeking a senior technology strategy manager, who is experienced and passionate to plan/drive the technology strategy by leveraging your business-oriented insights, problem-solving skills and hands-on practice in FinTech domain, to support Group Technology & Operations’ strategy and transformation, to address short and long-term roadmap horizontally and also to deep dive vertically with strategy execution solutions.


What you will do
•    Lead/support the development from IT modernization and digital strategy to agile, cloud and digital business building.
•    Develop technology strategies to help IT modernization with roadmap that identifies, designs, and implements technology solutions from application to architecture, by partnering with GTO leaders/ Business Unit leaders to supports our short term and long-term goals
•    Deliver your insights and recommendation that may have an impact on the successful accomplishments of longer-term projects while you are keeping informed of external forces impacting the insurance industry 
•    In addition to elaborate your focused capability in IT modernization and technology strategies, you could also join together with other teammates in GIDS if you are passionate and experienced to enable digitalization and emerging models to boost our business aspirations, and engage in key strategic projects for GTO
•    Interacting with Senior Executives and key stakeholders to discuss project outcomes and contribute to the successful implementation
•    Builds strong relationships with internal key executives and strategy development stakeholders, and external strategic partners.


What you will bring

•    Master's degree, preferably in engineering, science or another technical or related field; advanced degree or MBA is advantageous
•    7+ years of post-university technology- and strategy-related experience, in a consulting firm for financial clients, or a FinTech company or a high performing IT/Digital corporate department, at least 3 years of experience managing large technology engagements (min. of 2 full life cycle implementations)
•    Excellent technical understanding of key areas in Financial Services (incl. Insurance industry)  and the technologies transforming them (digital strategy/transformation, IT infrastructure & architecture, IoT, e-commerce, AI/machine learning, robotics, cloud, big data and analytics, cyber security, multichannel banking, blockchain, agile and DevOps and process automation)
•    Combines strategic and analytical insights with a passion for technology
•    Good sensitivity on numbers and financial forecast
•    Proven record of leadership in a work setting, solving complex problems and developing creative and structured solutions with substantial value result
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate/facilitate effectively with people at all levels in an organization
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (German/Chinese is an advantage)
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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Are you interested in working for a company that values its people and put's its customers and employees at the heart of everything we do? Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career? Then Zurich could be just the place for you!


Our people are the heart & soul of Zurich. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together! 

Our ambition is to become one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world. To get there we hire and develop the best talent available. With Zurich, you can expect to work on challenges that will help you grow and to collaborate with a diverse and inclusive global team. 

People are Zurich’s most important asset. Their varied skills, perspectives and experiences drive innovation. And they reflect the breadth and diversity of our customers, suppliers, communities and investors around the world. We are committed to attracting and retaining talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Zurich does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 



  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time



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