UK Insurance Apprentice – International in London
Reference No: 29813
Willis Towers Watson
307.00/week
30/03/2018
Ipswich
35.00
Higher
Alexandra
IP1 1TA

About this opportunity

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.

The successful candidate will join our Central CEEMEA operations team, supporting the operations manager with the management of integration and business as usual activities.

This role will work across the Central, Regional and Country teams to ensure that we leverage best practice and promote an efficient and effective way of working.

This role will provide instrumental support to the Operations team.

Career development is offered from day one, with on the job training and support in gaining the professional insurance qualification, the ACII. Make an immediate impact partaking in all aspects of the broking and support function, with exposure to clients and markets. You will develop skills and build strong relationships with the guidance of senior members of the teams. There will be plenty of opportunities to get exposure to the Lloyd’s market and (re)insurers all over the world.

Your application will be considered for Willis International – a division of Willis Towers Watson.

Duties will include:
Analysis
Understanding the factors and requirements that drive the business’ goals, objectives and work practices
Supporting the business by working with the local delivery teams to manage integration and remediation and “Business As Usual” activity across the region
Undertaking data gathering with Stakeholders and maintaining effective and clear records
Seeking knowledge and specialist skills outside own area of expertise, as appropriate to the project
Produce PowerPoint presentations and high level summaries as required

100% internal:
Operations team
Regional Team, country heads, business and operations teams
Corporate functions

Training & Qualifications:
This apprenticeship is a 24-36 month programme where you will be provided on the job training and a highly competitive study support package for the CII qualification. You will be fully supported by Willis Towers Watson and our official government approved training provider throughout the duration of the programme.


What you should have to apply

120 UCAS points (2017 tariff) across 3 A-levels or equivalent qualifications including B grade in Maths and English GCSE's or equivalent qualifications.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Cultural awareness and able to adapt style and approach to the country they are working in.
Numerate and IT literate and a proficient user of Microsoft Office tools specifically: PowerPoint and Excel experience
Good organisational skills and high levels of attention to detail
Ability to prioritise and proactively manage own workload

Our process:
All applicants must apply online. Following an initial screen, successful applicants are progressed to the on-site assessment stage.


Personal Qualities

Applicants must be authorised to work on a full-time basis in the country in which the role is located without sponsorship.


Skills

•Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
•Able to deal professionally with internal and external contacts, building strong working relationships
•Ability to work within a team to high standards and tight timescales
•Ability to analyse situations, provide recommendations and be flexible in approach in order to resolve problems
•Good understanding of IT systems (Microsoft office)
•Self-discipline, determination and an appreciation of the demands of studying while working