Working at Zurich

Your work counts, your ideas are vital

Are you familiar with the concepts of customer centricity and digital transformation? Do you like to tackle technological challenges with innovative ideas? Do you want our customers to achieve their goals quickly, conveniently and individually? Then you’ll fit right into our work environment: We look forward to seeing you!

of our managers are women
are happy with their work-life balance
make use of a flexible work model

What you can expect at Zurich

  • Man or woman? Junior or senior? Who cares? Here, we’re all on an equal footing. 
  • Regardless of whether you’re at a school desk or in the office, around the corner or abroad, with us you can continue your development wherever you are.
  • Part of the salary that’s often ignored: the social security contributions and benefits. Ours are so good that they can’t be ignored. 
  • Are your family very important to you? They’re important to us, too: That’s why we offer flexible work models and support you with our family service.

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Work environment and well-being

Are you friendly and engaging? Stay just the way you are. Your well-being is close to our hearts.

  • equal pay for equal work
  • a Female Careers Program for entrepreneurial women
  • up to 20 weeks paid parental leave
  • flexible work arrangements with «Flexwork@zurich»
  • a health center and ergonomics advice for health issues
  • yoga, massages, and quiet rooms for relaxation
  • an internal sports club for plenty of exercise
  • various food options for healthy eating
  • an outdoor vitaparcours fitness trail close to you for your free time


Are you competent and inquisitive? With us, you can further develop both of these strengths.

  • a variety of professions: From medics to managers, we offer something to suit everyone. 
  • Internal training opportunities at the Zurich Academy. 
  • Subsidies for external training courses. 
  • Professional skills assessment at the Coaching Center. 


Do you like to give it your all? We do too: That’s why we support you and your family.

  • Discounts when using public transport  
  • Contributions towards childcare costs 
  • Reserved nursery places at major locations 
  • Free family services 
  • Employee share acquisition with special terms 
  • Generous premium discounts and subsidies

Flexible work model

Do you love your job, but also enjoy your free time? Your work-life balance is important to us.

  • Home office work models. 
  • Option to purchase additional days of vacation. 
  • A wide variety of part-time models that can also be trialed. 
  • Time-out option (sabbatical) 
  • All full-time positions are also offered with an 80-percent workload.

Good reasons for Zurich

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Corporate Responsibility

Zurich shows responsibility for socially relevant topics – and not only in Switzerland, but worldwide. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Program, including, for example, the Natural Hazards Radar.


Equal pay

Equal pay for equalant work: Zurich has successfully carried out the equal pay analysis required by Swiss law. Equal pay is a longstanding and important concern to Zurich and it may now carry the logo of ELEP.

Best employers 2022

Best employers

We are proud: Zurich belongs to the best employers in Switzerland - according to the “Handelszeitung” and Le “Temps”

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Work Smart Charter

Zurich creates motivating framework conditions for flexible and modern work models. It has emphasized its commitment by signing the Work Smart Charter.

CHSS 2020

Attractive employer for students

Zurich has been ranked as one of the most attractive employer in Switzerland for next generation talents.

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Insurance with a history

Spreading the burden of individual loss: That has been Zurich’s mission since 1894. You can find out more about the historic background to the exciting world of insurance.