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Insurance Practitioner Apprentice

Reference number: SW-007337
  • Salary: Competitive salary
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Guy Carpenter & Co Ltd
  • Location: EC3R 5BT

Apprenticeship summary


Working week: Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00. Total hours per week: 35.00

Expected duration: 18 months

Possible start date: 04 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship level: Advanced, Level 3 (A level)

Positions: 10 available


What is a typical ‘Day in the Life’ of a Guy Carpenter Apprentice:

Roles will vary dependent upon the business unit, however Apprentices can expect to:

  • Gain an understanding of how Guy Carpenter (GC) meets the needs of its clients
  • Gain an understanding of the key principles of risk, insurance and reinsurance
  • Effectively deal with a variety of business situations through “on-the-job” experience
  • Build a network with fellow trainees on the Programme, alumni from previous years and stakeholders from across the business
  • Understanding the different roles within the industry and how they interact with each other
  • Contributing to the achievement of own and departmental targets, key performance indicators and business objectives
  • Researching ways to resolve issues and achieve the best possible outcome for GC and its clients
  • Managing and prioritising workload to meet deadlines while maintaining high standard and integrity of service to GC Business Divisions and external clients.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with GC colleagues, clients and external parties
  • Proactively managing tasks in accordance with specific client requirements and in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Producing and maintaining accurate documentation and financial records
  • Contributing to internal and external meetings and support projects or enquiries


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Insurance Practitioner Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willingness to share ideas, knowledge and experiences
  • Team player with a willingness to learn and help out
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and pride in maintaining a high standard of work
  • Keen interest to work in a diverse and collaborative environment
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise responsibilities
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment & embrace change
  • Able to work independently
  • Results focused
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Must be willing to perform within company and department standards

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to learning

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent

104 UCAS Points at A-Level or equivalent

Future prospects

Opportunity to complete further qualifications and progress

Things to consider

Right to Work in the UK (we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship for this role)

Date posted: 17/11/2021

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