Sachini Yapa and Charlotte Gray describe their experience at QBE

 February 02, 2022

QBE European Operations is one of the world’s top general insurance and reinsurance companies, with operations in all the key insurance markets, and its employees are proud to work at the company.

Sachini Yapa is an IT Application Consultant at QBE European Operations, while Charlotte Gray works as an Assistant Claims Manager.

They share their experience working for this industry leader.

Empowering environment and career opportunities

Sachini describes QBE European Operations as "an empowering environment."

"We’ve got a general attitude of not being afraid to try new things,” she says.

Charlotte has benefited from the progression opportunities at the company. She joined QBE European Operations as a Claims Analyst, and then "progressed really quickly within a matter of 18 months" into her current role.

A focus on employee health and wellbeing

Sachini and Charlotte agree that QBE European Operations supports flexible working and a healthy work/life balance, offering employees meditation sessions and yoga sessions, as well as the chance to join an internal netball team.

“QBE cares a lot about health and wellbeing," adds Sachini. “There’s so much done on the periphery that people don’t consider that help make you a full person."

Describing the ideal QBE employee 

And for people who want to benefit from this workplace environment and company culture, Sachini and Charlotte describe the profile of an ideal candidate for a job at QBE European Operations.

“What really helps us succeed is a team focus in everything that we do. So if you enjoy collaborating with lots of people, then I think QBE is a good place for you,” Sachini adds.

“Someone who works at QBE should be sociable, open to change, innovative, motivated, and really wants to be developed, but also self-developed,” concludes Charlotte.

Inspired by Sachini and Charlotte?

QBE European Operations seeks out people with a diverse range of skills, backgrounds, experience, perspectives and ambition.

Bring your unique self to the company.

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