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Graduate Job Allianz Cornhill - IT Trainee Scheme

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Allianz Cornhill Insurance plc
Reference: GP-ITS
Salary: One of the Best  

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Allianz Cornhill is one of the only insurers to offer IT graduates an IT career within Insurance. Our 2 year IT graduate scheme provides you with the opportunity to take responsibility for and be involved in cutting edge IT solutions to real business problems. As part of your development you will undertake a number of rotations within IT where you will focus on building effective business analysis, leadership and technical skills that are key to our business and making Allianz a ‘great place to work’. Not only will we give you the real exposure you are looking for but we will also support you in attaining the relevant professional qualifications that are aligned with the I nsurance and IT sector and are key to your success.

We aim to recruit and develop our graduates for rewarding business and systems analysis roles within Allianz Cornhill. Your role will involve liaising with the business users of systems to drill out requirements, liaising with programmers in the UK and India and drawing up specifications. This programme will enable you to gain both business analysis and project management skills whilst building a valuable network of contacts with people at all levels of the company.

We are looking for quality candidates that satisfy our academic and skill requirements. The role will be based at our head office in Guildford with some opportunities to travel throughout the UK.

And you will need to persuade us that you:
  • are a team player
  • are a self starter
  • are an excellent communicator
  • have an analytical mind
  • have leadership qualities
  • are committed to study towards a professional qualification
  • take responsibility for your own career and professional development
  • have an interest in technology

In return we offer:

  • From 20 days annual leave
  • Location allowances
  • Lunch allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Medical insurance
  • Employee share ownership plan
  • Insurance discounts
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Sports club membership
  • Professional further education

...and much more!

Please ensure you:
  • are able to work in the UK without a work permit and have a passport
  • have the equivalent of at least a ‘B’ grade GCSE in Maths and English
  • have the equivalent of 220 UCAS points
  • have, or expect to have, at least a 2:1 honours degree, or MSc qualification

ONLY SERIOUS APPLICANTS NEED APPLY. Before applying, please prepare answers to the following four mandatory questions in about 150 words EACH:

  • Why does business appeal to you and how have you influenced a business initiative? e.g. as part of work experience
  • What is the most challenging or unusual way in which you have sought to learn, develop and grow?
  • What important relationships have you developed and how will they stand you in good stead for moving forward?
  • Why would you like a career in Business Analysis with Allianz Cornhill and what will you contribute to the business?

Please ensure you answer ALL the above questions IN ABOUT 150 WORDS EACH. You MUST also attach a CV and covering letter.

ALLIANZ CORNHILL WILL IGNORE ANY APPLICATIONS WITH ANSWERS THAT ARE TOO SHORT, OR TOO NONSENSICAL.

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