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QBE is hiring a

Senior Actuarial Analyst (12 Month FTC)

The opportunity

  • An opportunity for a Senior Actuarial Analyst to join our Managed Funds Claims Business
  • Location: Sydney or Parramatta
  • 12 month fixed term

Your new role

This is your opportunity to expand your career in the role of a Senior Actuarial Analyst in our Managed Fund Claims Business. You will deliver analytics and modelling support to our claim management business to understand, challenge and manage performance.

You will work with analytics partners in the performance team including working in conjunction with a senior actuary, data scientist and reporting analysts as required. You will need to use scientific methods and analytic tools to tackle problems including sourcing and integrating relevant data, analysing relationships, and developing and testing hypotheses and model structures.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of the business unit and QBE support functions
  • Develop broader awareness of industry issues
  • Conduct actuarial research as required, including preparing, manipulating, interpreting and modelling data
  • Responsible for carrying out assignments or projects, performing actuarial or data analysis, investigations, and modelling
  • Develop reporting and insights and presents back to the business as required

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • You have completed the Actuaries Institute’s Part II course or are part way through your Part IIIs.
  • Experience in producing meaningful insights from large structured and unstructured datasets and knowledge of relational databases such as: SQL, Hive, Pig.
  • Knowledge and understanding of modern data science techniques and their business applications
  • Preferred experience in SQL and Python and generating reporting pipelines and workflows from scratch.
  • Your sound knowledge and experience will ideally be from an analytics role in data science but traditional reserving/pricing areas will also be considered
  • Understanding of long-tail personal injury products or Schemes (Workers’ Compensation/CTP) preferrable but open to other product experience
  • You have exceptional problem-solving, analytical and modelling skills.
  • You will also have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and can utilise these to liaise with stakeholders at varying levels across the business to influence best practice 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 realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We’re proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than 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?


We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstances. As a QBE employee you will have access to and benefit from:

  • ‘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 counselling, financial and legal advice
  • 12 weeks’ gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid super
  • The ability to maximise 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

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

  • 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
  • Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) Platinum Employer since 2022 - the definitive national LGBTIQ+ benchmark for workplace inclusion recognising employers achieving Gold status for 4 or more years
  • 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

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 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.

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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