QBE Insurance Australia

Type of Organisation
Insurance / Financial Services

Employer Profile

QBE is one of the world’s leading insurers and reinsurers. We employ over 17,000 people in 48 countries and have a presence in all of the key global insurance markets. At QBE we understand risk and believe our ability to manage risk makes it possible for things to happen. In Australia we are the major insurer of all mining risks, insure over 70 per cent of the private aviation market and provide personal accident insurance to professional jockeys across the country. QBE is an organisation of open minded and empowered individuals who seek to overcome challenges and solve problems. And we are committed to helping our people reach their full potential, for the benefit of themselves and QBE, and being rewarded for their performance.

About the Graduate Program:

At QBE we are serious about attracting the best people. We invite high performing, academically successful individuals to apply to our Graduate Program. We value the experience you bring from your life outside work and study but what sets our graduates apart is a strong sense of personal integrity and a high performance outlook. We are passionate about developing the next generation of QBE professionals and our Graduate Program is a solid investment in this future; ours and yours. The QBE Graduate Program is unique within the Australian insurance industry. The diversity, individual focus and networking opportunities on offer are invaluable for graduates about to embark on a new career. At QBE you will be given the support to make a genuine impact, and to be successful. You can expect to grow personally, develop strong presentation, leadership and project management skills, and be well positioned for a successful career. The 18-month program begins in February 2014. We offer:

• A competitive salary package including superannuation matching.

• A structured learning and development framework.

• Job rotations and work variety.

• A mentoring framework.

• Individual career development plans.

• Networking opportunities.

Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 
Sydney, Perth, Adelaide

Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

HR - Human Resources Credit and Surety – Aviation, Economics, Engineering, Finance Business Improvement – Information Systems, IT Finance – Finance, Economics Claims - Graduates coming into the claims operation should be able to demonstrate skills/capability in the areas of attention to detail, negotiation and problem solving, relationship management and communications. Academic disciplines that would best suit this are Legal, Engineering (Mechanical/Process), Commerce or Management. Insurance (International Brokers) - Engineering, Law Insurance (Australian Intermediaries) - Engineering (Property and Engineering),Engineering/Law (Liability), Sales and Marketing (Sales) Insurance Australian Intermediaries WA – Engineering, Commerce Insurance Australian Intermediaries SA - Health Sciences

Employer Website

There is a lot to discover about QBE. For more, visit our website from 8th July 2013. http://graduate.qbe.com.au/


Quotes from Current Graduates in response to the question "What are the positives of the job and employer?"

"Industry leader and well renowned company, training in 'best practice' operations, opportunities to see all aspects of the business from Claims to Underwriting."

"Great company atmosphere, fantastic facilities and people. Very social company, work / life balance."

"Great culture, ability to approach management, leaders and HR. Biggest positive is the ability to mould your own career if you are determined to work in a certain area."

"The learning and development opportunities provided as a part of the program. My managers have all had a great influence on me and are interested in my development. The graduates I have became friends with. The company is stable, which provides me with stability."

"The people & culture, the new company strategies (the direction the company is heading in)."

"Excellent culture, have had lots of opportunities to rotate in various business units outside the scope of grad program."

"Great work/life balance, adequate and above market-rate remuneration, helpful and accommodating managers, opportunities to rotate through many positions within the program."

"The company culture, the staff and the networking opportunities within graduates - mainly the social side."


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