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Data and MI Specialist


London, UK (On Site)

Job Description

QBE Re is the reinsurance division of the QBE Insurance Group. QBE Re was formed to bring together all of QBE’s global reinsurance capabilities, allowing us to provide a consistent, streamlined service to our clients. Today, we offer a range of Property, Casualty, Specialty and Life solutions to customers around the world from our offices in Bermuda, Brussels, Dublin, Dubai, London and New York.  Whether via Lloyd’s or Company paper we offer a choice in how cedants do business with us, with the financial strength of the QBE balance sheet delivering the level of security to be expected from a leading international reinsurer.

We have an exciting role for an individual looking to use their technical knowledge to improve on current business processes, with a desire to learn about insurance/reinsurance at the same time. This is a technical role based in the UK, with cross-team functionality exposure across the whole of QBE Re including colleagues from our global offices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Initially supporting, managing and updating current business processes. This covers various areas of the business and is a joint effort across the different teams within QBE Re.
  • Responsibilities include liaising within QBE Re across the underwriting, claims, and various support teams as well as internal central teams including performance, actuarial and finance.
  • Awareness and understanding of the business drivers for the function that they are supporting
  • Use appropriate systems and procedures to ensure accurate data is used.
  • Adopt best-business-practices where appropriate such as ensuring reports/models are less prone to human-error
  • Produce and manage ad-hoc reporting at short notice in response to queries from business units

Essential Technical Skills:

  • Basic Insurance/reinsurance market knowledge
  • Intermediate Excel (VLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, PivotTables)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • SSRS (Report Builder)
  • SQL
  • Ability to resolve problems logically and efficiently

Desirable Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic data warehouse principles (star schema)
  • Hyperion SmartView
  • Power Query
  • Power BI
  • Data cubes

Essential People Skills:

  • Transparency – keeping stakeholders and/or all parties that are involved with regular updates
  • Articulation – ability to explain complex technical processes/words in a way that’s easy to understand
  • Requirements gathering

This position offers the opportunity to progress within the team and to take on more responsibility so there is an expectation for the candidate to learn about all aspects of the business, business processes and new technology and contributing to making improvements where appropriate.

Why QBE? At My Best

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

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand 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 we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation.

Some of the award’s QBE are 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

We are proud to have partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall and Working Families, and our commitment to the Women in Finance Charter, the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles and Race at Work charter helps keep us accountable and transparent

Inclusion of Diversity

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers.

About QBE

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.

To find out more about why you should work for QBE, visit our careers website.

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