Actuarial Apprenticeship

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Applications for the 2017 intake of this programme are now closed. If you are still interested in future opportunities at Aon, we will be opening applications for the 2018 intake in October 2017

Introduction

Did you know that UK companies have over £2 Trillion invested in pension schemes? It's a huge sum but is it enough for them to meet their pension obligations in the future? Having provided expert pensions advice for over 60 years, our Actuarial Teams know exactly how to help companies and trustees answer that question.

Our teams are uniquely equipped to help clients manage the immediate and long-term risks involved in running a pension scheme. Join us as an Actuarial Apprentice to play an increasingly influential role.

Locations

2017 Locations: Birmingham, Glasgow and London

Knowledge

Delivering client value drives everything we do at Aon. Likewise, it will drive everything you do as an Apprentice here. Your role will focus on client service administration, supporting the client management activities of more senior team members.

Get ready to make an instant impact as you demonstrate your passion for customer service. You'll quickly learn what we do as you build strong working relationships and develop valuable skills from day one. In return, you'll be fully supported to study towards the Certified Actuarial Analyst Qualification , to go with your salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting client-facing advisory activities through accurate actuarial calculations
  • Preparing and checking data, carrying out audit trails and supporting one-off projects
  • Over time, helping to ensure our work complies with external professional requirements and our own internal quality standards
  • Learning quickly on the job, through formal training and from senior colleagues around you
Relationships

With Aon business leaders playing an active role in our development, you're encouraged to make the most of every networking opportunity open to you. The early relationships you build will include:

  • Your Apprentice network – you'll meet Apprentices from all areas of Aon in the UK, helping you navigate our business and grow a support network from day one
  • Your mentor – an experienced colleague who can help you out with career guidance, specific issues or any general thoughts or queries you have
  • Business seniors – many experienced colleagues will be actively interested and involved in your development
  • The Early Careers Team – here to help smooth the way, open doors and advise you on developing your knowledge, skills and prospects
Skills
  • 260 UCAS points for exams sat prior to 2017, and 104 UCAS points for exams to be sat post 2017, from three A-Levels or equivalent (excluding General Studies) including grade B or above in a Maths-related subject (e.g. economics) i.e. BCC
  • Five grade A*-C GCSEs including Maths and English
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • True understanding the value of customer service
  • Clear aptitude for teamwork, planning and organising
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Application timetable

Applications open: 5 December 2016
Application deadline: 24 July 2017
Assessment centres: February 2017 to July 2017