Retail (Futures) Graduate Broking Programme Glasgow 2024

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Welcome to Gallagher – a global leader in insurance, risk management, and consulting services. With a growing team of more than 45,000 professionals worldwide, we empower businesses, communities, and individuals to thrive. At Gallagher, you can build a career whether it’s with our brokerage division, our benefits and HR consulting division, or our corporate team. Experience The Gallagher Way, a culture fueled by shared values and a collective passion for excellence. Join one of our dynamic teams, where you'll play a pivotal role in shaping Gallagher's future and unlocking unparalleled opportunities for both clients and yourself.

We believe that every candidate brings something special to the table, including you! So, even if you feel that you’re close but not an exact match, we encourage you to apply.

Introduction

You’ll join our UK Retail team that focuses on developing new customers and driving growth on a face-to-face advisory basis. 

Our UK Retail teams provide Insurance and Risk Management services to over 1m customers. You’ll join a team with over 60 offices and 3,500 staff in the UK and Ireland.

During our 2 year tailored development programme, we’ll work with you on all aspects of understanding Insurance and Risk, enabling you to fast-track into a Business Development Executive role at the end of the programme. During your time on the programme, you’ll be fully supported, coached and trained.  We’ll also fully fund your path to achieving the CII Professional Qualification.

Our target customer is very broad so you’ll find a lot of variety working with us!  We also have many specialisms from Life Sciences through to Public Sector organisations so, you’ll have the opportunity as your career develops work in one of our many specialist areas.

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 45,000 strong, serving our clients with customised solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

From the start of the programme you’ll be working with our teams that are responsible for driving new business.  As part of the Business Development team you’ll be actively engaged in identifying and developing prospects, managing the sales cycle,  attending client and prospect meetings, building relationships, analysing data and working on propositions to provide the best possible insurance and risk advice for potential new customers.

During the programme you’ll spend time with a number of teams to help build your knowledge across a broad spectrum of the aspects of insurance broking. This role is hands-on and working closely with your mentor, you’ll be learning and making a real difference very early in your career. 

This is a great opportunity for individuals that enjoy building relationships, are driven to achieve goals, enjoy being part of an inclusive and empowered team and have a keen interest to understand a broad spectrum of industries and business risks.

How you'll make an impact

  • Learn how to build and manage a Prospect pipeline
  • Understand and use all marketing routes to generate successful sales meetings with prospects
  • Use our Client relationship Management (CRM) systems and other data systems
  • Meet with prospects to develop relationships to help grow the business
  • Build and present tailored, structured insurance solutions for prospects with the aim of converting them to a new client.
  • Manage your own workload and make sure tasks are completed within set timelines
  • Undertake your Professional Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) qualifications

About you

As a minimum you’ll be

  • Educated to degree level
  • Keen to make a difference and forge a career
  • Able to demonstrate great interpersonal skills
  • A real desire to develop a career in a face to face advisory business development environment
  • Interested and passionate about actively listening, asking questions to gain better understanding and creating solutions
  • Accurate and have an eye for detail
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc…)
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Full UK Driving Licence required when you roll off Futures

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 15th March 2024