Job vacancies

We are open to new things - are you?

Whether your expertise is in administration or analysis, jurisdiction or journalism, management or mathematics – the world of insurance needs all sorts of specializations. That’s partly what makes it so exciting working at Zurich: Here you’ll find people from all over the world and come into contact with a huge variety of specialist areas. Find your dream job here and delve into our world: We look forward to seeing you!

Tips for applicants

So you want to apply for a vacant position? That’s great! Please compose a cover letter in the same language as the advertisement and save it to the job portal with your résumé (CV), your diplomas, and your employment references. Your cover letter should tell us why you’re ideal for this role. We look forward to reading more about your personality, experience and successes – thank you! Here we have a few more tips for you so you can present yourself to your best advantage. Can you not find a suitable position on the job portal? Then give it some time: Simply set up your personal search subscription on the job portal and we will provide you with information about suitable positions.

  • Look forward to finding out more about the advertised position and the chance to showcase yourself and your skills. Targeted preparation is the key here.
  • You can choose up to three areas so you can discover various roles at Zurich.
  • Justify your motivation for this position not only in terms of feelings, but also with sound arguments.
  • Ask you own questions about the work, the environment and the working conditions: It’s better to have these prepared than to be spontaneous here.

Presenting and convincing

You’ll score points for having the skills relevant to the job and for having good answers to the classic interview questions.

  • Why do you want a change? And why this position?
  • What skills and experiences will you bring to the new task?
  • What experience are you still lacking and why are you suitable for the role regardless?
  • What are your personal strengths and weaknesses?
  • Points in your résumé?
  • Are there points in your résumé that require explanation?
  • What are your expectations with regard to salary?

CANDIDATE JOURNEY

The job search

Are you looking for your dream job?
On our online job portal, you can start and refine your search by inputting or selecting specific search criteria, and then by subscribing to the email notifications you can be informed about new positions arising in future.

Registration and submission

Have you found the right position?
After creating your profile, you can now submit applications online. As soon as your application reaches us, you will receive a confirmation email.

Reviewing the application

Recruitment will review your application together with Business, and they will make a joint decision on the next steps.

Due to the large number of applications, this step may take some time. If you feel you have waited too long, then please get in touch with us via recruitment@zurich.ch

Invitation to interview

Your profile is of interest!
You will be contacted by Zurich and invited to an initial interview with the supervisor.

The first interview

This first interview will give you an opportunity to find out more about Zurich and, at the same time, to convince us of your personal and professional skills. In addition, you will be given an idea of how quickly you can expect an answer.

Further interviews

Your first interview was a success. If necessary, this may be followed by further interviews including: a discussion of the personality analysis you completed in advance online, case studies, presentations or an introduction to the team.

The decision

You will receive an oral acceptance/offer.
If you then also choose in favor of Zurich, background checks will be carried out and an employment contract drawn up.

Welcome to the team!

A warm welcome to Zurich.
We are delighted about your positive decision. You will receive access to the Welcome Webpage and can then look forward to our Welcome Day.