Life Insurance Risk Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • 29 Jun 18 2018-06-29

APRA is seeking an experienced life insurance practitioner to join the Governance, Operational and Insurance Risk branch.

APRA is seeking an experienced life insurance practitioner to join its Insurance Risk team within the Governance, Operational and Insurance Risk branch of the Risk and Data Analytics Division.

This is an exciting opportunity in a diverse role where you will gain a unique perspective across the life insurance industry as you provide specialist advice and apply your skill and experience to APRA’s supervision functions.

You will collaborate with a wide range of teams across APRA, along with industry stakeholders and have an opportunity to be involved in the assessment of key insurance risk industry practices, including on-site and off-site technical reviews.

This is role would suit an existing industry professional with extensive life insurance experience, willing to take on a new challenge and contribute to a dynamic team environment.

There is opportunity for flexible working arrangements, including the potential for part-time/job sharing arrangements.

About you:

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the life insurance sector and ideally have had exposure to product development, pricing, and/or reinsurance. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential, along with excellent organisational, self and priority management skills. Actuarial qualifications would be well regarded, but are not essential for the role.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.

APRA invests in contemporary technologies to enable our employees to achieve work life balance, via flexible working practices. We are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement. APRA provides ongoing studies support, structured training programs and excellent career progression opportunities all within a highly professional environment.

APRA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability status.

For a role statement and to apply, please visit our Careers Page at The closing date for applications is 12 July 2018. For further information or assistance, please e-mail Please do not apply to this e-mail address.