Sustainability Performance Manager

  • Company:
    QBE Insurance Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
  • Sustainability Performance Manager

  • AUS – NSW – Sydney
  • Your part in a changing world

    At QBE, we’re driven by our purpose – to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions .

    We are an international insurer and reinsurer offering a diverse portfolio of commercial, personal and specialty products, as well as risk management solutions. Our product portfolio includes property, motor, crop, energy, marine and aviation. We employee a team of more than 11,800 people, in 27 countries around the world.

    The opportunity

    An exciting, new opportunity for an experienced Sustainability professional has become available, joining the Group Corporate Affairs and Sustainability division in Sydney.

    This is an amazing opportunity to contribute to the development of sustainability frameworks, strategy, policy and performance metrics, as well as manage the data collection and reporting of our sustainability performance across the QBE Group.

    Reporting to the Group Head of Sustainability, you will:

    Lead our annual sustainability materiality assessment process including desktop research and external stakeholder engagement;Contribute to the ongoing review of our Group Sustainability strategy in line with materiality results and agreed sustainability priorities along with QBE’s purpose, vision, strategy and desired culture;Project manage the development of key sustainability targets and associated metrics, including the annual update of our external Sustainability Scorecard;Develop / maintain easy to use data collection and reporting templates;Lead the development of our annual Sustainability Report, including managing internal data collection and verification, the external assurance process and service provider relationships (editors, designers, assurance);Work with key people across the business to collect the information required to complete external analyst surveys (e.g. DJSI, FTSE4Good, ISS, MSCI) and other internal / external reporting requirements;Assess QBE’s current management of sustainability in line with best practice sustainability frameworks, stakeholder expectations, competitor performance and benchmarking results and help to identify strengths, gaps and associated opportunities and risks. Engage with issue owners to discuss improvement opportunities and prepare periodic updates to management with supporting analysis and insight;Support the development and maintenance of overarching sustainability frameworks, policies and procedures and work with Risk on sustainability elements of the Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA);Monitor alignment with voluntary standards and/or membership of industry sustainability initiatives (e.g. Principles of Sustainable Insurance) and prepare communications of progress where relevant;Contribute to the Sustainability Team’s ability to provide strategic counsel on a range of sustainability trends and issues.

    Your story so far

    Previous experience in a similar role; within Insurance or Financial Services industries being advantageous; Strong experience in data analysis, sustainability benchmarking and reporting frameworks (e.g. CDP, DJSI, GRI);Solid understanding of/experience with external assurance processes;Working knowledge of the regulatory and compliance requirements within the Insurance/Financial Services industries;Highly-developed verbal and written communication, and proficiency in developing executive-level reports and presentations that are both commercial and compelling;Strong project management skills;Highly-developed commercial acumen and ability to articulate the business drivers for sustainability;Superior stakeholder management skills, including the ability to gain influence and present across all organisational levels.

    We are here to support you

    We are proud to have been Voted #5 in the 2019 Top 20 Australian Workplaces for New Dads – HBF Direct Advice for Dads and we achieved Gold employer status in the 2019 & 2020 Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards. We are also a finalist in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, shortlisted for Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Program and Best Health & Wellbeing Program.

    We also offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance.

    As a QBE employee, we will offer you:

    Flex@QBE leave to enhance your work/life integration;Our ‘At My Best’ wellbeing program, which includes a free 12-month subscription to Headspace;Access to ‘Share the Care’ – 12 weeks’ flexible leave for new parents inclusive of paid superannuation;The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching;Income protection insurance and reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums;Access to REACH My Best – free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, financial and legal advice and confidential counselling;Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services;Benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners such as free and discounted tickets.

    Join us.

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