SAP IT Portfolio Director

at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
Published April 23, 2022
Location Schaumburg, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Zurich is looking for an experienced SAP IT Portfolio Director to manage day-to-day operations on the suite of SAP applications, to manage an internal team and vendor partners, and to deliver on strategic initiatives and develop trusted relationships with business partners. Zurich is open to hiring talent at our North America headquarters office located in Schaumburg, IL.

The SAP IT Porfolio Director will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with business partners
  • Platform governance and controls
  • Daily operations for all SAP systems
  • Managing all SAP related projects and resources
  • Managing 3rd party vendor integrations and resources
  • Managing audit and compliance controls

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 7 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 9 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area


  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 7 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area


  • Experience with IT development and/or maintenance
  • Knowledge of IT standards and policy
  • People management experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Requires in-depth experience developing and implementing SAP solutions
  • Requires prior product and resource management experience
  • Project management experience
  • P&C Insurance, Financial Services experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to lead in a team environment
  • Vendor management experience

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
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