QBE Insurance

Whilst in Hong Kong on my New Colombo Plan Scholarship, I secured a 6-month internship with Australia’s largest insurer, QBE, in their Asia Pacific Regional Office. During this time at QBE I spent three months with the HR team and the following three months with the Marketing and Communications team.

Key achievements

Human Resources

  • Developed an implementation plan for the company’s staff recognition program which launched across the all the offices in the region across 9 countries
  • Standardised company employee handbook for all countries in the region
  • Liaised with HR team members and legal counsel on revision of regional HR policies
  • Member of staff engagement committee

Marketing & Communications

  • Event coordinator for key sponsored events, including the Asia Pacific Marine Conference and Youth Diabetes Action Charity Hike
  • Developed regional implementation strategy for global launch of ‘Yammer’, including creating internal advertising collateral and training program
  • Internal communications content development
  • Collateral design (Adobe Creative Suite)