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Senior Actuarial Manager

Actuarial Senior Manager

Location: Sydney

Type: Permanent, full-time position

A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced insurance professional and actuary to join QBE Insurance in the role of Actuarial Senior Manager. In this role, you will play a key part in the delivery of core actuarial work for the Australia Pacific Division and work closely with the Heads of Reserving, Chief Reserving Actuary, broader finance function, and other areas of the business.

You will lead and coordinate the delivery of key actuarial work and engage broadly across the actuarial team and broader business. Through your leadership of other actuaries and analysts, you will provide full actuarial support as well as valuation, monitoring, budgeting, process improvement, and stakeholder engagement. You will also be responsible for a large number of products with a broad span of responsibilities.

About you

  • You are an experienced actuarial professional, with a demonstrated history of success working across various lines of general insurance portfolios.
  • A reserving background with experience across short and long tail portfolios would be advantageous. Experience in budgeting, forecasting, and actuarial report writing would also be desirable.
  • A relevant qualification and actuarial fellowship within the field will support your success and is highly desirable. Strong technical ability and engagement skills will also be favored.
  • You have the ability to harness your expertise to lead other actuarial staff while engaging effectively with stakeholders across a broad and complex business.
  • You’ll have a strong ability to manage projects and priorities within a busy and demanding environment, operating efficiently to achieve positive outcomes.

About QBE

We can never really predict what’s around the corner, but at QBE we’re asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future – helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage. We’re an international insurer that’s building momentum towards realizing our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner. And our people will be at the center of our success.

We’re proud to work together and encourage each other to enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies, and our communities. With more than 13,000 people working across 27 countries, we’re big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate, and kind. We believe this is our moment – what if it was yours too? Your career at QBE — let’s make it happen!


  • ‘Hybrid Working’ – a mix of working from home and in the office to enhance your work/life balance
  • Our ‘Thriving at our Best’ wellbeing program, including free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, confidential counseling, financial, and legal advice
  • 12 weeks’ gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid super
  • The ability to maximize retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching
  • Income protection insurance & reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums
  • Additional leave and support through QBE’s Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network
  • Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods, and services including benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners

Rewards & Recognition

  • 2021 LinkedIn Top Employer & HRD Employer of Choice
  • 2020 Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion and Excellence Award for Best Health & Wellbeing at the Australian HR Awards
  • Gold Employer status for 4 years in a row 2019 - 2022 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) – the definitive national benchmark on LGBTQI+ workplace inclusion
  • Ranked 6th place in the AAGE Top Graduate Employers 2021 as voted by graduates
  • Top 20 Workplaces for Dads in 2019 and 2020 (HBF Direct Advice for Dads)
  • Family First accredited employer since 2021

APPLY NOW and let’s make it happen!

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 recognize the value of diverse perspectives and experience.

We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are.

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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