Actuarial Graduate Programme – Insurance Consulting, Dublin
**Date Posted:** January 8, 2019
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In Insurance Consulting we advise and provide solutions to insurance companies on the assessment and management of risk. Our client base includes more than three-quarters of the world’s leading insurers. Whether in life or property and casualty insurance. However, we are increasingly being called upon as risk specialists across a variety of industries.
***** Please note that we do not accept multiple applications and you should only select and apply to one programme per year*****
Closing Date: 1st February 2019
A role in Insurance Consulting is stimulating, challenging, exciting and extremely rewarding.
We require associates who are technically and mathematically minded, with the ability to solve intricate problems using innovative and proportionate approaches.
As consultants, it is not enough to have the technical skillset. The ability to communicate complex concepts to audiences from a variety of backgrounds is fundamental. We deal with actuaries, accountants, senior executives and other Board members. Each audience has different needs and knowledge and so we need to tailor our communications to suit.
We are looking for candidates that are excellent in their field and can apply their skillsets to work with clients to support them in their strategy and objectives.
**What Will I Be Doing Day to Day?**
As a project based business, no two days are the same. Our graduates will start to experience this straight away, and see this continue as their careers develop.
Graduates will tend to be involved in 2-3 client projects at any one time. You will be involved in regular project meetings which will help you to understand the overall project and where your work fits in as well as providing a space for you to report your progress and raise issues. Being able to communicate your technical work to others who may not be familiar or involved is the key foundation for every actuarial consultant.
Depending on the project and client you may also get involved in communicating with peers at the client’s office, working directly alongside clients or attending meetings/calls.
Our graduates experience training during the first few months of joining Willis Towers Watson, which supplements a steep curve of on-the-job learning.
**Career Path and Study Support**
The learning curve in the first few years is challenging as you gain understanding of the market, the clients, the products, our business offering, develop consulting skills and of course actuarial techniques and knowledge.
As you progress, you will get more deeply involved in supporting research and product development. We pride ourselves in always being ahead of the game in our market – we need to know the next client issue or driver of change before it happens.
You may also be responsible for selling business and managing projects to deliver the best solutions for our clients’ problems, on budget, on time and to the highest quality.
On successful completion of the exams, graduates become a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Willis Towers Watson offers a complete and flexible study support package that includes:
+ Membership fees of the Actuarial profession
+ Providing study materials for each exam such as course notes, sample questions, past paper questions, mock exams and revision notes
+ Paying for tutorials for each exam
+ Cost of sitting each exam and a re-sit attempt if required study leave – roughly one day per week
+ A large body of students working through the same exams, as well as qualified actuaries willing to lend their support
Graduates receive salary increases for each exam passed in addition to increases that may be awarded as part of your annual salary review.
+ Minimum 2:1 degree in a numerate discipline OR
+ 2:1 degree including A-Level Maths grade A/B or equivalent qualifications
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .
**Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer**
Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.
Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.
**Start date for the UK Graduate Programme will be the end of August / early September 2019.**
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+ Location:Dublin, Dublin, IE
+ Date Posted:January 8, 2019