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Senior Vice President / North America Head of Government and Industry Affairs

Company name

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

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Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Mar 21,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Senior Vice President / North America Head of Government and Industry Affairs The candidate will work closely with Group Public Affairs and other functions to align regional and global positioning. Will make policy recommendations, based on in-depth issue analysis and identifies economic impact of various policy options. Manage the relationships of key internal stakeholders (technical and business experts,) and external stakeholders including government, regulatory and trade officials on firm's behalf. Attend organization and industry meetings' presenting the company’s position and developing coalitions and consensus approaches to problems. Should be considered a lobbyist as well as a thought leader. Bachelor’s Degree in Law or Political Science and 10 or more years of experience in the Government Affairs area is needed. Experience in legislative advocacy and policy development is needed. Should have 3+ more years of managing people and/or key stakeholder relationships. Supervisory or management experience is needed. Advanced degree in political science, law or related field is preferred. Experience with both State and Federal platforms are needed. Progressive experience in legislative advocacy and policy development is needed. Extensive knowledge of the legislative process is needed. Ability to develop and implement political visibility programs is needed. Strong oral and written interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking is essential. Excellent Management and Leadership skills with the ability to manage, develop, and motivate others is needed. Senior level, project or campaign management skills in previous positions particularly in the insurance sector is needed. Experience in working with senior executives or government officials, building and managing strong relationships is needed. Demonstrated deep ethical standards is needed. International experience and Insurance or Financial Services Industry experience is preferred.

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Ref: 180000OQ

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Hiring Coordinator
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
1400 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60196

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