Senior Manager, Risk Business Challenge

QBE Insurance Group Limited
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Primary Details

Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee
  • Risk Business Challenge
  • Permanent, full time
  • Auckland based

The opportunity

Join us in this newly created role, as the Senior Risk Manager for our NZ Pacific business. Be part of a global insurer, linked in with the broader Chief Risk Officer team but providing local advice and guidance. Providing 2nd line oversight and engagement across the entire business, you will have the opportunity to influence, challenge and support our business stakeholders in identifying, monitoring and mitigating risks. This will include being involved in any deep dives across areas of concern and coverage across relevant projects and change.

Your new role

Based in Auckland, you will report to the General Manager, Risk Business Challenge and be part of a passionate, solution focused business risk team. Key aspects of your role will be:
  • Review and challenge business unit strategic plans which support the delivery of business performance with an appropriate risk overlay
  • Provide succinct insight and 2nd line opinion on how risk is managed throughout the business.
  • Support a strong risk culture
  • Provide meaningful input to 2nd line risk reporting (including in the CRO report)
  • Assess the design, implementation, and ongoing effective operation of the NZPAC business governance and control framework to mitigate risks
  • Provide oversight and review of the effectiveness of risk management across business operations and programs of change and delivering relevant executive and Board reporting.

About you

You will be an experienced risk manager preferably having worked within the insurance or financial services industry. You are:
  • A strong communicator, with ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders, bringing potential issues along with solutions to the table.
  • A natural influencer, you can assess risk and think outside the box, with the ability to identify issues and think though implications
  • Analytical, with the ability to leverage data to tell a story and influence change
  • Practical working knowledge of risk management frameworks, policies and processes and 3 lines of defence
  • Current knowledge of regulatory requirement for risk reporting and management within New Zealand corporate entities

About QBE

QBE is an international insurer and reinsurer, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and headquartered in Sydney. We employ more than 11,000 people, with a local presence in 27 countries.

We are driven by our purpose of enabling a more resilient future - helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We've been cultivating resilience since 1886, when our founders started a marine insurance company in Australia to give early pioneers a safeguard against uncertainty. Today, we're still giving our customers confidence to explore, innovate and take measured risks, secure in the knowledge they're covered by a strong insurer.

We work hard to build a culture that best supports our people, and not only represents our business, but the world around us. Find out more about QBE and why you should join us:

At My Best

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
  • The ability to maximise retirement savings through enhanced superannuation benefits
  • Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Access to 'Share the Care' - 12 weeks' gender-equal paid flexible leave for all new parents, including paid superannuation
  • Access to 'REACH My Best' - free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, financial and legal advice, and confidential counselling
  • Our 'At My Best' wellbeing program, including a free 12-month subscription to meditation app Headspace
  • Access to Family and Domestic Violence leave and support through QBE's Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network
  • Discounts on insurance products and a range of lifestyle goods and services.
  • Life and total disability insurance

Apply now

If you want to help build a more resilient future, for our customers and the community, we encourage you to APPLY NOW!

Application Close Date: 01/04/2023 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.

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