Graduate Broker REACH London 2024

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Gallagher Re is one of the world's leading reinsurance advisory and broking firms. We bring together sophisticated analytics capabilities, risk transfer and transactional expertise to provide advice and counsel to our clients. We help our clients interpret the data to guide their decisions surrounding the management and financing of their risk portfolio.


Sponsored by the Gallagher Re Executive team, our 18 month development programme - the REinsurance ACHievement Program (REACH) – will provide everything you need to know about the reinsurance industry and for career success. This programme is unique in the reinsurance industry and is set up to compete with the best training programs available across in financial services.

REACH includes:

  • Both in-person and virtual learning modules led by expert facilitators and subject matter experts
  • A multitude of technical insurance and reinsurance models as well as a wider curriculum of professional, financial and client-facing skills training
  • Sponsorship by the Gallagher Re executive team, and support from a wide network of mentors and peer buddies to support your networking and career development
  • Opportunities to travel to meet and learn with your class group in major metro locations like our office in the City of London
  • Full sponsorship and support to achieve professional qualifications like the CII, Actuarial and CFA level 1

This foundational programme is part of Gallagher Re’s world class Learning Academy, which supports career development for all our colleagues, from graduates through to senior leaders.

About This Role

As a Graduate Reinsurance Broker you will be immersed in all aspects of client work, business development and internal service delivery for a varied and international client base from early in your career, including:

  • Assisting in the marketing, negotiation, placing and servicing of client accounts, working with people at all levels within the client’s organisation
  • Creating and interpreting numerical and financial analysis
  • Helping to structure, place and service transactions, including drafting contracts
  • Preparing pitch documents and presentation materials

You will also have the opportunity for:

  • Domestic or global travel, as required
  • Increasing opportunities for client interaction and responsibility as your experience and capabilities evolve
  • Participation in the REACH learning program & support for industry qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline, First or 2:1 grade (predicted or obtained)
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Enthusiasm and interest to learn about Insurance, Risk and Reinsurance


  • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships at all levels of the business


  • Initiative and an eagerness to drive projects to a successful conclusion
  • Desire and drive to take on early responsibility
  • Willing and able to act as a team player

About rewards and compensation

On top of a competitive salary, great teams and exciting career opportunities, we also offer a wide range of benefits.

Below are the minimum core benefits you’ll get, depending on your job level these benefits may improve:

  • Minimum of 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and the option to ‘buy’ 5 more days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme, which Gallagher will also contribute to
  • Life insurance, which will pay 4x your basic annual salary, which you can top-up to 10x
  • Income protection, we’ll cover up to 50% of your annual income, with options to top up
  • Health cash plan or Private medical insurance

Other benefits include:

  • Three fully paid volunteering days per year
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan, offering company shares at a discount
  • Share incentive plan, HMRC approved, tax effective, stock purchase plan
  • Critical illness cover
  • Discounted gym membership, with over 3,000 gyms nationally
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to a discounted voucher portal to save money on your weekly shop or next big purchase
  • Emergency back-up family care
  • And many more…
DEADLINE 13th December 2023