Insurance Australia Group Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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3.6
69%
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83%
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Insurance Australia Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Peter Harmer (no image)
Peter Harmer
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours and great benefits as IAG are partnered with a broad range of external partners(in 35 reviews)

  • "Promotes good work life balance with flexible working arrangements(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Then a sweeping mass restructure comes because they can't decide on appropriate incremental change(in 18 reviews)

  • "Constant restructures mean you will quickly forget which department you work in(in 13 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Customer Claims Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Insurance Australia Group full-time

    Pros

    Large number of very capable and talented staff. Varied and challenging work.

    Cons

    High workload and sometimes frantic customers.

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  2. "Large corporate going through a heap of cost reductions"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Insurance Australia Group full-time

    Pros

    Large corporate with many opportunities and benefits

    Cons

    Lots of restructures and shifting in culture


  3. "Former IAG employee"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Insurance Australia Group for more than 5 years

    Pros

    a great traditional community oriented company with vast opportunities in the Australasian market, very well respected brands. Excellent grad program and well worth investigating.

    Cons

    There is a gap between the overall group strategy and the local implementation of the tactical actions at EGM level. Resulting in a real lack of leadership and people pulling in different directions.

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Middle Management Great, Senior Management Useless"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Analyst 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Insurance Australia Group

    Pros

    Middle Management are very supportive

    Cons

    Senior Management give no feedback as to direction, or if they do it is just lip service. A bit of an old boys club at the top.

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  5. "Great company to work for!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Insurance Australia Group full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, good team and company culture

    Cons

    Very stable team less chance for promotion unless moving sideways

  6. "Flexible working arrangements"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Insurance Australia Group full-time

    Pros

    Promotes good work life balance with flexible working arrangements

    Cons

    Frequent restructures and sometimes feels inefficient due to its size

  7. "not great"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Insurance Australia Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work life balance, can wfh

    Cons

    management is lacking in all areas, restructure, people fight for ivory towers, land grabbing, contractors treated 2nd class. lazy culture no incentive for teams/individuals to change

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  8. "good company with expanding tech teams"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Front End Developer in Sydney

    I have been working at Insurance Australia Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    can pivot to area of interest very easily

    Cons

    The tech transformation period can make things feel slow

  9. "Good leadership, heading in the right direction"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pricing Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Insurance Australia Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, flexibility, people, technology, culture, customer focused, benefits

    Cons

    Complex organisation can be hard to navigate

  10. "Nice employer to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Insurance Australia Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Takes care of their employees

    Cons

    large and complex, can be daunting

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