Pensions Consultant Apprenticeship

CLOSED

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

Hundreds of UK employers turn to our Retirement and Investment Business for pensions consulting services. From FTSE 100 companies to smaller firms, our clients value our advice in many areas of running a pension scheme – making theirs more effective, reviewing fund managers, communicating benefit changes or reducing costs.

As a Consultant Apprentice, your role will vary daily as you get involved in a full range of client issues and learn the skills needed to become a valued advisor to captains of British industry.

Locations

2017 Locations: Glasgow

Knowledge

Everything we do at Aon is built around delivering client value. Your role will be no different. You'll provide vital client service administration, supporting senior team members in their broking and client management activities.

If you can demonstrate a real passion for customer service, you can make an immediate impact. The learning curve will be steep as you explore our business, develop your professional skills and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues. In return, on top of your salary and benefits, you'll be fully supported to study for professional qualifications.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting the delivery of client-facing plan management activities and project deliverables
  • Assisting in day-to-day retirement management services, including drafting trustee reports, newsletters and funding statements
  • Playing an active part in delivering client satisfaction, retention and profitability
  • Carrying out administrative tasks contributing to the retirement and investment consulting process
  • Inputting data accurately to maintain management information
Relationships

Our business leaders will commit their time to helping you develop. The relationships you build give you an incredible opportunity to soak up valuable experiences and knowledge first hand. Here are some of the most important at the start of your Aon career:

  • 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
  • Five A*-C grade GCSEs including English and Maths and at least 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) i.e. BCC
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • True understanding of the value of customer service
  • Clear aptitude for teamwork, planning and organising
  • Keen desire to build on your basic understanding of the retirement business and progress quickly in your career
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Application timetable

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