Blake Oliver Consulting is a boutique search and consulting firm with a national presence, run and operated by insurance specialists, for the insurance sector.
Our executive team have worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years.

We offer a number of resourcing and consulting solutions to match individuals with organisations and help employing organisations achieve change and improved performance.

We have deep sector knowledge and have a team of dedicated consultants pre-eminent in their field. We are committed to providing intelligent people solutions to our clients and exceptional care to candidates.

General Insurance

We have a national team and a wealth of experience recruiting within the General Insurance space. A sector renowned for its market relationships and competitive edge. Our team of General Insurance Specialists work with the top insurers and agencies in the world. We can assist in the following sectors:

  • C-suit and Senior Management
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Risk Management
  • Seniors, Underwriters and Underwriting Assistants
  • Claims
  • Across industry specialisations such as:
  • Property/ISR
  • Financial Lines
  • Commercial/SME
  • Domestic
  • Schemes

We can assist you with your job search to ensure you get the right role for you whether you’re looking to enter the industry, climbing the corporate ladder, returning to the workforce after extended leave, or winding down your career.

We also offer salary advice, career coaching and interview prep. We know our clients inside out and can counsel on team culture and career advancement within each business.


Recruiting for the insurance broking arena continues to grow year on year. We recruit across all levels and lines of insurance, from Assistant Account Executives (AAE) to Senior Account Executive (SAE) and Managing Principles. Other fields include Operations, Compliance and Administration to bring you the elite insurance brokers in the industry.

We have long standing relationships with a host of broking houses across the country, located in the CBD, metro and regional areas of Australia. Our insurance recruitment consultants have industry experience, with some previously working as brokers themselves for over 10 years.

Whether you are looking to start a career in broking, want to move from underwriting into broking, or are a more experienced broker, our specialist insurance recruitment consultants will provide invaluable advice, assistance and information. We can also provide options for career development, market information and salary benchmarking, resume and interview advice.


Covering both the Property & Casualty and Life & Health reinsurance sectors, we have a deep sector understanding of the nuances and specific needs of these technical markets, whether Treaty or Facultative or as the market changes, direct to client.

As a firm, we have worked mandates across all needs on both sides of the market, including:

  • Administration – from Consultant through to Management level
  • Actuaries – Pricing, Valuations, Marketing through to Heads of business and C suite.
  • Claims – from Consultant through to Head of Claims.
  • Data – from Analyst through to CIO / CDO level.
  • Product – from analyst through to Head of Product.
  • Relationship Management – from Account Executive through to Head of Sales
  • Underwriting – from Junior through to Chief Underwriter.
  • Senior Management – COO, CRO, CIO, CEO, etc.

Additionally, we have worked into the Asian and Global markets such is the span of reinsurance and are happy working locally or internationally in the reinsurance sector.

Risk Management

We are well networked, secure a significant number of our candidates and Risk, Audit and Compliance Jobs through personal recommendation and look to ensure we are well versed on regulatory requirements and the skills that our clients will be needing to meet the upcoming regulatory requirements. And then to build a pool of candidates who possess these skills.

Our client base includes the major Global Insurers, Reinsurers, MGA’s and Brokers, through to smaller niche providers and Consultancies.


We work across all facets of claims and loss adjusting in the general insurance sector, both commercial, domestic and corporate, from high volume event claims to senior management. Whether you are seeking a temporary, contract or permanent opportunity our specialist consultants can assist you in advancing your career.

The main types of roles we cover are –

  • Claims Officers (Commercial, Domestic & Corporate)
  • Event Claims Officers
  • Team Leaders/Managers
  • Loss Adjuster
  • Executive Loss Adjuster
  • National & State Managers

If you’ve limited experience in this field or you are at a senior level, we can assist you in your search. Our consultants are trained in guiding you through the entire process, including interview preparation, salary advise, career development and up to date market information.


Our Consultants have a comprehensive understanding of the Superannuation sector which means we can confidently and genuinely partner with you throughout the recruitment process. We partner with banks, wealth management organisations and retail and industry superannuation funds providing you with a wide range of opportunities such as –

  • Client/Member/Adviser Service Consultants
  • Business Development and Relationship Managers
  • Superannuation/Fund Administrators
  • Business Analysts
  • Management – Senior Managers, Team Managers, Team Leaders
  • Claims Officers
  • Product Managers

Some of our consultants have previously worked in or have been recruiting in this sector for many years giving them unique understanding of the required skills and attributes for roles, as well as insights into what is happening in the market. This experience instils confidence in our clients and jobseekers knowing your vacancy or next career move is in good hands.