Women Returners: Apply for QBEs People Development job

Women Returners: Apply for QBE's People Development job

 November 23, 2022

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Are you a woman returner looking for a fabulous role with a top employer?

Be quick! Not often do such awesome jobs like this one come up!

QBE European Operations has a fantastic opportunity to join QBE's People Development team as the People Development Coordinator.


To succeed in this role, you don't need to be an HR or Learning professional.

What's important is that you're super organised, have great attention to detail, and that you've some level of exposure to project management or planning.

This is an opportunity to join a very supportive and collaborative team that will invest in your training and development, so if you're looking to return to work then this could be exactly the right opportunity to you.

QBE actively supports hybrid working, so they'll only ask you to come into their Leeds or London office for the moments that matter.

Read more about your new role

As QBE European Operation's People Development Coordinator, you'll be reporting to the People Development Director and support the embedding of a high performing culture in line with business strategy, through the development of a people development road map and establishing processes, metrics and reports to track progress.

Here's what you'll be doing

The role will participate in projects across Talent, Learning, Early Careers and Leadership, in line with capacity, team need and personal interest to:

  • work across the Talent, Leadership, Learning and Early Careers teams in order to develop an integrated talent plan and road map for QBE International

  • update plans as activities evolve, flagging risks and issues and contributing to resolutions

  • partner with the Data teams at both the Group and International level in order to establish metrics for reporting talent progress and impacts

  • use data to identify trends and insights that could be shared with the People Function and business stakeholders

  • provide engagement materials for People Business Partners, Change and OD teams and senior stakeholders across the business

  • support in writing reports for senior stakeholders such as the Executive Management Board and the People and Remuneration Committee

  • support the development of documentation for Risk controls and discussions

  • participate in projects across Leadership, Learning, Early Careers and Talent

These will be some of your qualities

You'll have oodles of wonderful qualities, but of most interest to QBE European Operations will be your:

  • strong interest in developing people and creating high performing cultures

  • experience of developing plans and holding people to account for delivery

  • experience of working across multiple activities, as part of a team

  • ability to question subject matter experts in order to build understanding

  • ability to develop plans and persistence to track progress

  • use of data to develop insights

Why working at QBE is so fabulous

Women returners

At QBE, they want their people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that’s why they created “At My Best”. It’s their connection, their way of showing they have your back. They understand that one size doesn’t fit all, and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That's why their blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It’s in the culture of QBE's business - their DNA - to support our people. Everything they do is underpinned by their QBE DNA - because they know it’s not just what they do that matters, it’s how they do it that makes the difference. In addition to this, QBE also offers flexible parental leave for both parents and has several employee network groups that support and empower their diverse workforce.

At QBE, they view their people as their most precious asset. QBE understands the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because they want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, and they've have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation.

Some of the award’s QBE is proud to have won, been a finalist for, and shortlisted for include:

  • Employer of the Year 2022 Winner – Insurance Insider
  • British Claims Awards 2022 Winner - InsurTech Award 
  • Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2022 Winner - Claims Product Solution of the Year 
  • Working Families Best Practice Awards 2021 Finalist for: Best COVID-19 Response  
  • Insurance Post British Insurance Awards 2022 Shortlisted for: Best Customer Care, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022, Specialist Insurer of the Year (for Construction), General Insurer of the Year 

QBE European Operations is proud to have partnerships with important organisations such as Stonewall, Where Women Work, and Working Families - and their commitment to the Women in Finance Charter, the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles, and Race at Work charter helps keep QBE accountable and transparent. QBE European Operations strives to create a workplace culture where all their people feel included, and they're committed to building a diverse workforce that's reflective of the communities they operate in. They know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of their delivery, and helps them meet the needs of their customers. 

And what does the company do?

QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance. QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2021 was US$18.5 billion. As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base. 

Be quick and apply now!

Got a passion to contribute to QBE’s vision of enabling a more resilient future for its customers and the community? QBE encourages you to APPLY NOW! and submit your CV and relevant documents.

A member of QBE's friendly Talent Acquisition team will be in contact soonest to discuss your interest further if you meet the requirements of the role. And of course, please make QBE's Talent Acquisition team aware if there are any reasonable adjustments needed for the interview or the remainder of the recruitment process.

Check out QBE's fabulous People Development Coordinator job here.


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