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Graduate Job Actuarial Graduate Scheme - 2013

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Chaucer
Reference: Actuarial
Salary: £25,000 +  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Are you…

  • Able to pay close attention to detail
  • Self motivated 
  • Hard working and committed
  • Professionally presented
  • Organised and clear thinking
  • Good with IT systems
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to communicate with staff at all levels

If you can answer yes to the above then our Actuarial programme may be for you.

The Role

As an actuary you will use your mathematical skills to help measure the probability and risk of future events. You will use complex financial and statistical theories to calculate the financial risks and implications of events such as hurricanes or oil rig explosions and then present your complex findings in a simple, easy to understand way. You will need to have a love of maths and be a keen problem solver and strategic thinker. Communication is also key as you will be working with a variety of people from underwriters to the CEO.

Development Opportunities

  • At Chaucer we have a strong belief in developing our people therefore you will be provided with an in-depth development programme:You will be given a structured induction programme to prepare you for your career at Chaucer.
  • The Learning and Development team will work with you to devise your own personal and professional development plan.
  • Throughout each placement you will receive continuous development through self-study, internal and external courses, technical briefings and structured on-the-job training.
  • Full support will be provided for you to study for your Actuarial professional qualification including a bank of study days and generous financial assistance.
  • You will receive regular performance reviews to help you track your progress and will be provided with a buddy and a mentor to support you through your programme.

Our Requirements

We are seeking a strong mix of intellect and personality. To be considered you must have:

  • 2.1 degree in a Maths or Maths-related subject (e.g. Physics or Engineering) 
  • 3 or more good ‘A’ levels, including Maths at A grade
  • Commitment to sit the Actuarial Exams (we prefer you not to have exemptions)
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Able to start in October 2013


To apply please send your CV with a covering letter outlining in no more than 500 words:

“Why a career in Actuarial appeals to you and why you would recommend that Chaucer hires you.”

Applications should be to:

Please ensure you also indicate where you first heard about this opportunity and that you are applying for the Actuarial programme.

The Deadline for applications is 3rd February 2013.

Location: London (inner and outer), South East England

Recruiter Details

Graduate Recruitment Team 
020 7397 9700

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