are you looking for your next career opportunity, where you can leverage your problem solving skills and business acumen to support zurich's strategic priorities? do you want to play a key role in the strategic development of a global company that offers you opportunities beyond consulting? interested in working in a stimulating and challenging environment and joining an international and diverse team of internal consultants? then join us! your role as a manager in icon your main responsibilities will involve: leading key strategic projects for the zurich group end-to-end ownership and responsibility for the successful delivery of projects, defining problem solving methodologies and procedures to be used interacting with senior group executives to discuss project outcomes and contribute to the successful implementation of insights achieved managing and coaching consultants, contributing to their professional development strengthening the internal consulting team by driving one internal development topic our icon offices are located in zurich in switzerland and schaumburg (chicago area) in the united states. we cover zurich globally with irregular travel requirements required skills and experience as a manager in icon your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 5+ years business experience working in tier-1 strategy consulting and/or as an insurance professional first tier mba degree or other internationally recognized post graduate degree (business or engineering) previous experience in strategic project management as well as in preparing and delivering client presentations excellent client and service focus, as well as absolute confidence in working with decision-makers from the top levels of the organization proven communication and facilitation skills at all organization levels, particularly with senior management excellent analytical and conceptual skills to solve complex problems; ability to develop creative and structured solutions strong leadership and people management skills high level of personal initiative and commitment excellent verbal and written communication skills in english (german is a relevant advantage) internal consulting - icon zurich internal consulting (icon) is the internal strategic consulting unit. we report directly to the group head of strategy, innovation and business development and support the definition and implementation of the group strategic priorities. we are a diverse group, of young and dynamic professionals. our team includes profiles coming from top management consulting firms, experts from leading insurance companies, as well as graduates from premier mba programs and leading universities. we support zurich's global functions and local business to help them reach their strategic goals, sustainable growth, and profitability targets. at the same time, icon is a talent pool to for the group and our people regularly transition into management roles within zurich. additional information your talent acquisition specialist grace cunningham is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button 'apply online' below. 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. who we are at zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. our 53,000 employees worldwide live our values to protect you, to inspire confidence and help you reach your full potential. we promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, differently abled, lgbtq +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.