Guy Carpenter Apprenticeship Programme - March 2021

Marsh & McLennan Companies · Competitive · Witham

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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.


About the Programme

  • 18 - 24 month programme starting in March 2021
  • Based in Witham
  • Work towards the Certificate of Insurance Level 3 Insurance Practitioner qualification
  • Full time role with a competitive salary
  • A complete learning experience through a range of training events, networking activities and business support
  • Have 20% of your work time dedicated to focus and develop the required skills, knowledge and behaviours to achieve the apprenticeship.
  • Roles available within our Client Support Services team.

Roles will vary dependent upon the business unit, however Apprentices can expect to:

  • Gain an understanding of how Guy Carpenter (GC) meets the needs of its clients;
  • Gain an understanding of the key principles of risk, insurance and reinsurance;
  • Effectively deal with a variety of business situations through “on-the-job” experience;
  • Build a network with fellow trainees on the Programme, alumni from previous years and stakeholders from across the business; and
  • Understanding the different roles within the industry and how they interact with each other


Qualifications (required):

  • 104 UCAS points at A-Level or equivalent (B-TEC, T-LEVEL etc)
  • 5 Grades (9 – 4/A* - C) grades at GCSE including Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Right to Work in the UK (we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship for this role)


  • Desire to succeed in a competitive environment where building relationships is the key to your success
  • Highly effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organisation, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Numerically confident with strong analytical skills; and
  • Exceptional IT skills – such as (but not limited to) an ability to use a variety of Microsoft products to a high standard, including Word and Excel.


What is a typical ‘Day in the Life’ of a Guy Carpenter Apprentice?

  • Contributing to the achievement of own and departmental targets, key performance indicators and business objectives.
  • Researching ways to resolve issues and achieve the best possible outcome for GC and its clients.
  • Managing and prioritising workload to meet deadlines while maintaining high standard and integrity of service to GC Business Divisions and external clients.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with GC colleagues, clients and external parties.
  • Proactively managing tasks in accordance with specific client requirements and in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Producing and maintaining accurate documentation and financial records.
  • Contributing to internal and external meetings and support projects or enquiries

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