ESG Procurement Analyst

Employer
QBE Management Services (UK) Limited
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Employer Sector
Banking & Finance - Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None
Job Type
Environmental, Social & Governance

Primary Details

Time Type: Full time Worker Type: Employee

Kick start your career with QBE's Early Careers Sustainability programme

Do you want to make a positive impact on financial performance, risk management, and work towards a more sustainable future? If you are motivated to tackle some of the future's biggest challenges with innovative thinking and commercial challenges, then step into the exciting world of sustainability at QBE International

About the Early Careers programme

QBE's Early Careers sustainability programme gives you an opportunity to work in an environment where you can build your interpersonal skills, develop professionally, and accelerate your career.

This is a new, permanent role where you will join our early careers community (they're a great network!) and be enrolled onto our 2-year professional apprenticeship programme; upon successful completion you will achieve a qualification specific to the business area you apply to.

ESG Procurement Analyst

The Opportunity

QBE Europe are recruiting for an ESG Procurement Analyst to join a well-established claims procurement team. In this role you will play a pivotal role applying ESG principles into our supplier relationships and collaborate across the procurement team to embed ESG considerations. The claims procurement team has a real passion for positive impact and a forward-thinking mindset which paves the way for a more sustainable and socially responsible future.

Your new role

ESG Integration in Insurance Procurement:

  • Evaluate supplier partners based on ESG criteria, considering factors such as QBE policy, climate risk, social impact, legislation, and governance practices.

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:

  • Implement strategies to enhance the resilience of the organization against environmental, social, and governance challenges.

  • Work with stakeholders and supplier partners to encourage and assist in the development of sustainable practices which are in line with QBE's strategic ESG goals.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Collect, analyse, and interpret data related to insurance procurement activities, focusing on ESG metrics.

Policy Development and Compliance:

  • Contribute to the development and refinement of ESG procurement policies within the supply chain.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Facilitate discussions and initiatives that enhance sustainable and socially responsible practices within the insurance supply chain.

About you

  • A-Level Leaver or bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, preferred but not essential (e.g., Risk Management, Business, Sustainability).

  • Good understanding of ESG principles or have an enthusiasm on ESG topics such as climate-related risks and social impact considerations.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to translate ESG data into actionable insights.

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.

Green Technology Innovation of the Year 2023 Winner - UK IT Awards

Green insurer of the Year 2023 Winner - Finder Green, Australia

Parenting Policies Award 2023 - Working Dads Employer Awards

Insurance Post British Insurance Awards 2023 - Rated 5-star Employer and shortlisted for Best Insurance Employer

Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2022 Winner - Claims Product Solution 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.

Sustainability?

We believe that integrating sustainability into our business helps us deliver on our purpose of enabling a more resilient future.? Our three key focus areas include fostering an orderly and inclusive transition to a net-zero economy, enabling a sustainable and resilient workforce, and partnering for growth through innovative, sustainable and impactful solutions. For further information regarding QBE's sustainability targets, including our net-zero pledges and inclusion of diversity targets, and our award-winning impact investment initiative 'Premiums4Good', please visit our Sustainability homepage and read our latest Sustainability Report (Link).?

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