ZRS Head of Climate Solutions

at Zurich NA in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

ZRS Head of Climate Solutions


Zurich North America is hiring an ZRS Head of Climate Solutions to join our team! This individual will lead the profitable growth of ZRS’s climate change-related services, launching and managing climate-related services that help customers build climate resilience and improve their emissions management strategy.

Responsibilities include:

+ Leading the ZRS go-to-market strategy for ZRS climate services including core services, target customers, tailored value propositions, and pricing.

+ Engaging with potential and current customers to develop holistic solutions, provide consulting services, and win business, in collaboration with internal stakeholders (e.g., ZRS leaders, risk engineers, underwriters).

+ Serving as an internal and external subject matter expert for climate-change related topics, including scientific developments, regulatory requirements, historical industry practices, and forward-looking trends and innovations.

+ Identifying emerging climate-related market opportunities and develop practical resilience solutions to address them, collaborating with our ZRS Global Climate Change Resilience Services Hub.

+ Identifying and manage strategic vendor relationships to provide a holistic Climate Solutions offering.

+ Strengthening ZRS’ profile as a go-to resource for climate change services and expertise (e.g., thought leadership, industry visibility).

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree and 10 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area (e.g., analyzing and addressing environmental- and climate-related risks)

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience in consulting and sales/distribution of climate change-related services

+ Expert knowledge of exposures, controls and best practice risk improvement

+ Awareness / experience with business sustainability

+ Strategic thinking – Vision & Strategy Formulation

+ Entrepreneurial Mindset

+ Strong communication skills (both written & verbal)

+ Strong Interpersonal Skills

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. The Compensation provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled. ?As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. For additional information about our Total Rewards, clickhere ( . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. The starting salary range for the position is:$159,400.00 – $219,200.00.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere ( to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM – Remote Work (US)

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

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Job Posting: JC238659912

Posted On: Apr 21, 2023

Updated On: Jun 28, 2023

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