Industry Analyst – General Insurance Strategic Intelligence

  • Annual Salary AUD
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • 04 Sep 18 2018-09-04

• Contribute to APRA’s strategic supervision priorities for the general insurance industry • Play a lead role in analysing and communicating general insurance industry trends and developments, using data and other market intelligence • Enjoy varied, challenging work and expand your knowledge into new areas, as you join a team with unique insight into the industry • Opportunity for flexible working arrangements in a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and work/life balance

APRA is seeking an experienced industry analyst to join its General Insurance Strategic Intelligence team within the Data Analytics unit of the Risk and Data Analytics Division. General Insurance Strategic Intelligence supports APRA’s core functions through the provision of forward-looking analytics and other business intelligence, driving risk-based supervisory judgements and strategic decisions.

As part of the team you will gain a unique perspective of the general insurance industry as you apply your skill and experience to produce industry data. Building on the data, you will provide high-quality industry insights and advice to APRA’s senior executive, general insurance supervisors, risk specialists and other Government agencies. You will collaborate with a wide range of APRA staff and with industry stakeholders, and have an opportunity to contribute to significant projects that will impact the general insurance industry.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in an analytical area such as finance, economics, actuarial studies or mathematics. Experience working in general insurance will be highly favoured. You will have excellent problem solving ability along with strong written and verbal communication. Excellent organisational skills, a history of working in high performing teams, and advanced data analytical skills (using tools such as Excel, SAS or Power BI etc) will also be highly regarded.


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 www.apra.gov.au. The closing date for applications is 23 September 2018. For further information or assistance, please e-mail talent@apra.gov.au.

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