3596 - Trainee Consultant

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Posted: 07/08/2018 12:05
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Highly Competitive
Location: Glasgow/Edinburgh/London
Level: Graduate
Deadline: 02/08/2019 23:59
Hours: 35.00
Benefits: Award Winning Benefits
Job Type: Permanent

We have opportunities to join our Actuarial (Edinburgh, Glasgow & London) and Investment (Glasgow & London).

As a Trainee Consultant with us, you'll be a valuable member of the team from day one. Your success is an absolute priority for us and we are committed to making the appropriate investment in you.

We’re looking for candidates who enjoy manipulating and analysing complex data, thinking critically to break down and evaluate problems in an objective way. You will pursue difficult challenges, adapt to unfamiliar or changing situations and will seek out opportunities for self-development. Ideally you will also strive to work efficiently and handle deadlines effectively. A keen interest in building relationships with others, and being able to communicate effectively, is also valuable.

We are committed to equal opportunities and inclusion. We welcome all applications regardless of race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age and are inclusive of neurodiversity.

Key responsibilities;

  • Developing the necessary technical skills to carry out detailed and sometimes complex quantitative study, applying logic to interpret the results.
  • Applying mathematical knowledge to solve often complex and thought-provoking problems.
  • Formulating advice for clients (whether the client is internal or external to us) using the results of quantitative study.
  • Presenting and communicating that advice both verbally and in a written context.
  • Learning to use sophisticated modelling to help support the advice we give to our clients.
  • Presenting the results of our calculations and modelling in an engaging and compelling way.
  • Upholding our quality standards, policies and risk management procedures.
  • Developing a network and building relationships with both internal and external contacts.
  • Responsible for careful time recording and allocation to appropriate client and job codes.
  • Adhering to our Information Security standards, policies and procedures.


  • On track for, or achieved, minimum 2.1 Honours Degree or equivalent in any discipline.
  • A-level Maths Grade B or Scottish Higher Maths grade A, or equivalent.
  • GCSE English Language Grade B or Scottish Higher English grade at C or equivalent.

We want to make sure you do your best during our selection process.  As a result, please let us know if you need us to consider any specific adjustments to support you, whether these be physical or in relation to neurodiversity.


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