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Risk Analyst - Risk Business Support

QBE Insurance

Job Description

Primary Details

Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Risk Analyst - Risk Business Support

Location: Sydney

Type: Permanent, full time position

Your part in a changing world

At QBE, we’re driven by our purpose – to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions.

We are an international insurer and reinsurer offering a diverse portfolio of commercial, personal and specialty products, as well as risk management solutions. Our product portfolio includes property, motor, crop, energy, marine and aviation. We employ a team of more than 11,800 people, in 27 countries around the world.

The opportunity

You will sit within the Risk Business Support Division of QBE and work with a team of Risk Analysts and Risk Managers to support certain insurance business units. Reporting into a highly experienced Senior Risk Manager, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in all aspects of risk including strategic, operational, insurance, compliance
  • Working on risk management software – Insight
  • Identifying issues and incidents and conducting root cause analysis
  • Liaising with business stakeholders, providing ongoing risk support
  • Reporting tasks, monthly, quarterly, and yearly
  • Managing and sorting data, using excel and Power BI
  • Handle and present data in a usable format including dashboards
  • Writing risk papers, with support of your manager
  • Developing over time to take on more complex tasks

Your story so far
As this role is aligned to certain business units, understanding of insurance operations from multiple angles, for example commercial lines or finance, would be extremely beneficial. Some of the crucial experience we are looking for includes:

  • Risk experience including risk profiles, risk indicators, controls testing, issue and incident management, trend analysis for issues and incidents.
  • Tertiary education or equivalent work experience
  • Data analysis skills using excel and tools like Power BI to create reports and dashboards
  • Solid people skills including managing multiple styles of stakeholders
  • Understanding of risk in a general insurance setting

What QBE can offer you in this role

This role sits within a division of multiple teams who are responsible for their aligned business units from a second line risk perspective. This gives you opportunity and freedom to:

  • Work across a diverse portfolio of business units to expand your skill set; or
  • Be aligned to a niche area of insurance and become an expert – if you prefer
  • Work with a large community of experienced Risk professionals across Australia Pacific
  • Take part in regular Risk events like Risk Awareness Week for example

QBE Talent Acquisition Partner

  • Hannah Stevenson

We are here to support you

We value our employee’s experience with us and are proud to have been recognised for the following awards:

  • 2021 LinkedIn Top Employer and HRD Employer of Choice
  • Ranked 6th place in the AAGE Top Graduate Employers 2021 as voted by graduates
  • 2020 Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion and Excellence Award for Best Health & Wellbeing at the Australian HR Awards
  • Top 20 Workplaces for Dads in 2019 and 2020 (HBF Direct Advice for Dads)
  • Gold Employer status in both the 2019 and 2020 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) – the definitive national benchmark on LGBTI workplace inclusion.

We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance. As a QBE employee, we will offer you:

  • ‘Hybrid Working’ – a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work/life balance
  • Our ‘At My Best’ wellbeing program
  • Access to ‘Share the Care’ – 12 weeks’ gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid superannuation
  • The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching
  • Income protection insurance and reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums
  • Access to REACH My Best - free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, financial and legal advice, and confidential counselling
  • Access to Family and Domestic Violence leave and support through QBE’s Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network
  • A sustained commitment to Reconciliation, having launched our first Reconciliation Action Plan in 2015
  • Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services
  • Benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners such as free and discounted tickets.

Join us.

Click APPLY to submit your application. Successful applicants will need to complete work rights, police and credit checks through our online provider as a condition of employment.

QBE takes a risk and compliance approach to vaccination and strongly encourages our employees to be vaccinated. All roles in Victoria and Northern Territory require full COVID-19 vaccination and for vaccination status to be maintained in line with government requirements. Other roles may also require that full vaccination status be maintained. We will ask you to share your status as part of the application process. We won’t be able to progress with applications where candidates choose not to disclose their status for roles that require vaccination in line with our risk and compliance approach.

QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If we can provide support with access requirements, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our networks please contact us at

Application Close Date: 22/12/2021 11:59 PM

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.