Guy Carpenter Actuarial Graduate Programme London 2024

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Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist with more than 3,100 professionals in over 60 offices around the world. Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, trusted strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help clients adapt to emerging opportunities and achieve profitable growth. For more information, visit and follow Guy Carpenter on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter.

The Guy Carpenter Graduate Programme 2024

Our Graduate programme provides an exciting, unique and accelerated foundation to your career in Guy Carpenter. The programme is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. You will learn through a combination of structured learning sessions, and on the job training. You will gain experience and insight into aspects of the Actuarial business within Guy Carpenter.

During the 2 year programme you will also work towards achieving a professional insurance or industry relevant qualification, for example CII, enabling you to gain a broad insight into the industry. You will receive funding and support from the organisation to enable you to achieve this.

This programme will run for up to 2 years. During the course of the programme, you will be provided with opportunities to gain experience in a number of teams through agreed rotations or involvement in wider team projects/training. Our objective is to recruit a group of top quality and diverse graduates that will benefit from this unique, challenging and totally rewarding experience. This experience will set really strong foundations for your career in Guy Carpenter going forward.

What will you do?

Develop a thorough understanding of insurance and reinsurance markets.

  • Build and develop strong client and insurance/reinsurance market contacts.
  • Support client case work through
    • data validation, manipulation, analysis and presentation to understand the risk across different lines of insurance business
    • use data analysis to explain trends, anomalies and issues
    • analysis of risk and reward for clients through structuring, pricing and optimising of reinsurance programmes
    • preparation of proposals and presentations alongside senior colleagues
  • Develop knowledge of actuarial, analytical and natural catastrophe systems & processes
  • Assist in actuarial and catastrophe modelling product design and development
  • Assist in building models and tools for understanding catastrophe risk
  • Researching and developing mad-made and natural peril risk insights to support our advisory services to clients
  • Help collate and disseminate data to aid our benchmarking and peer analysis
  • Maintain awareness of, and comply on an ongoing basis, with the requirements of relevant professional/legal/regulatory/risk management frameworks

What are we looking for?

  • 2.1 university degree or higher in Actuarial Science
  • Strong written and verbal communicator with an ability to build relationships with stakeholders internally and externally.
  • A strong desire to understand and work with complex data.
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft products (Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook).
  • Software development skills desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience surrounding programming languages and data processing tools such as R, SQL, Python, GIS and Data Visualisation tools would be advantageous.
  • Experience within Catastrophe Risk and Reinsurance/insurance would be advantageous but are not essential.
  • A driven self-starter with Intellectual curiosity.
  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to work under pressure.
  • Spanish or Portuguese language skill will be a plus.

Diversity matters

We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients regardless of their gender expression or identity, marital or civil partnership status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation or beliefs. We are proud of our inclusive culture where everyone feels empowered to bring their whole selves to work and thrive. We provide our colleagues with a supportive, collaborative environment that leads to innovative ideas and the ability to make an impact. Learn more about our foundational values, mission and vision for the future by reviewing our Greater Good Policy.

Company profile

Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company's 83,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annualized revenue approaching $20 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.

DEADLINE 9th April 2024