Advances in technology are creating an age of customer empowerment that will fundamentally change the traditional insurance business model. Zurich is determined to reimagine the role of insurance including services and lead this transformation by anticipating and meeting digitally customers' evolving needs.
Zurich Insurance Mobile Solutions (ZIMS) has been established as a new company to fulfill these needs by developing and implementing innovative, value-adding propositions and services for the digital world and rapidly deploy those capabilities across our markets around the world.
Along with the Head of Digital Business Services and Digital Platforms, the Solutions Architect Innovation & Digital will join ZIMS to create and deliver new innovative and disruptive services to the market. The Solutions Architect is accountable for taking an idea from initial conception to deployment as well as understanding the various aspects of a solution and iterating it as required.
As a Solution Architect - Innovation & Digital your main responsibilities will involve:
Continually building and maintaining effective relationships with internal stakeholders (e.g. business, technology and operational teams) and partners to facilitate collaboration.
Leading the maturity of the innovations' solution through a clear vision in order to direct and lead workshops, meetings and the touchpoints involved in order to bring the idea to market.
At times you may be creating more than one solution and be involved in selecting the 3rd parties you'll be working with for implementation.
Your Skills and Experience
As a Solution Architect - Innovation & Digital your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Proven ability to understand a market and business opportunity and its associated capability requirements
Knowledge of how a solution and customer value proposition comes together and the multiple facets of marketing, business, technology and operational layers that need to be considered in order to execute
Proven track record of having launched a solution or proposition to market
Agile IT delivery methods and their application in projects, programmes and solutions development
Proactive approach in building professional relationships with customers, vendors, partners and internal stakeholders
Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal; a second major European language is a significant advantage
High standards of quality in documentation skills and presentation experience
This role would be an excellent move for some who currently works in large bid teams (ideally with BFSI or Cyber Security) within a digital agency, IT services company or management consultancy
Who we are
Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.
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.
Information for recruitment agencies
Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.
We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.