70498 Requisition #

A sought after opportunity has become available due to an internal promotion, for an experienced Insurance Leader to strategically drive growth and our high performing team in Canberra.


Gallagher is one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting firms. With more than 34,000 people working around the globe, we provide customised risk management solutions to help people and businesses move forward with confidence.  We pride ourselves on being a socially responsible, ethical and collaborative organisation expressed through our Shared Values, The Gallagher Way. We are also proud to be named one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the 10th consecutive year as well as being on the Forbes World’s Best Employers list as the only Insurance brokerage.


About the Role
The Branch Manager is a senior distribution leader who will strategically drive growth in the Branch while managing a portfolio of commercial clients.  This role will see you lead and manage a team of insurance professionals, as well as your own portfolio of clients to achieve financial targets. You will oversee all operational aspects of the business and be responsible for delivering profitable and sustainable business performance through strategic business planning and financial management. As Branch Manager, you will relish the opportunity to maintain and build client relationships while enhancing Gallagher’s visibility in the market.


About you
You will be a commercially astute Branch Manager or Sales Leader with a strong Insurance background, someone who is passionate about the client experience and can demonstrate: 

  • Previous Branch management (or equivalent) experience with people leadership skills gained within insurance broking or a sales focused role within Insurance Underwriting or Financial Services
  • Have an innate understanding and passion for sales, driving revenue and growth 
  • Acute commercial planning and business acumen skills including P&L responsibility
  • Relationship building with the ability to lead and influence others
  • Ability to develop, coach, motivate and lead other senior broking staff 
  • Maintain long term relationships with key clients, suppliers, agencies, Insurance Industry bodies while promoting and protecting the Gallagher brand


This is an exciting time to join Gallagher, who is going through exponential growth, and we are looking for a results driven sales leader, someone who is collaborative and agile, who is adept with change and can drive these attributes within a high performing team.


Gallagher offers great benefits and career development opportunities

  • Competitive remuneration and Branch Manager incentive program
  • Salary sacrificed superannuation and lifestyle leave
  • Gallagher Rewards and discounts at 350+ major retailers 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan to invest and share in company's growth potential


We encourage you to apply via our careers website or for further information, please contact Sarah Walsh, Head of Talent & Leadership 02 9424 1781.

Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the completion of relevant pre-employment background checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks prior to commencing.

Gallagher is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer committed to the principles of workplace diversity and inclusion. We welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices.