Industrial Placement 2021
A 9-month placement from September to May, which will provide you with hands-on experience in a friendly, supportive team, working with technical experts at all levels. The placement will take place in our Specialist team in Glasgow.
You’ll be a valuable member of the team from day one. Your success is an absolute priority for us and we're committed to making the appropriate investment in you. We want you to thrive, from your very first day; seize the initiative, be creative, push forward and grow with us.
If you enjoy reviewing and understanding complex data, problem solving, adapting to changing situations and effectively handling a variety of deadlines, this could be the role for you. You’ll also have a keen interest in building relationships with others and being able to communicate effectively.
We're committed to equal opportunities and inclusion. We welcome all applications regardless of race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age and are inclusive of neurodiversity.
Some of the tasks are listed below, of which we provide support and guidance to help you achieve these effectively.
- Proactively liaising with people in the business to gather information on the firm and consultant career path.
- Using logical skills to investigate complex data.
- Applying mathematical knowledge to solve often complex and thought-provoking problems.
- Learning to use sophisticated modelling to help support the advice we give to our clients.
- Presenting the results of our calculations and modelling in an engaging and compelling way.
- Responsible for careful time recording and allocation to appropriate client and job codes.
- Adhering to our Information Security standards, policies and procedures.
Whilst we have an A Level grade requirement of B and Scottish Higher Grade A in Mathematics, we consider academic results in the context in which they were achieved. If would like to check if your A Level (or equivalent) grades contextually, please complete this short form on our website.
We’re one of the UK's leading actuarial consultancies, employing more than 850 staff. We operate as an independent partnership and prides ourselves on an innovative, client focused approach. Our clients include some of the UK's leading names and largest pension schemes. Our continued growth and success have been recognised by numerous industry awards, including the Insurance ERM Actuarial Team of the Year 2018/19.
Reward and Support
We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where we’re able to be ourselves and work successfully together. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community. Regardless if you fall under any of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, or have any other special requirement, for example in relation to neurodiversity, we’d love to hear from you.
We offer a refreshing, stimulating work environment where independent thinking and new ideas are actively encouraged, and where every member of the team makes a difference. Candidates can expect a highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, as well as the opportunity to request to work flexibly including agile working. We're committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.