3416 - Trainee Consultant

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Posted: 18/05/2017 12:35
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Highly Competitive
Location: Glasgow/London/Edinburgh/Birmingham
Level: Graduate
Deadline: 19/03/2018 23:59
Hours: 35.00
Benefits: Award Winning Benefits
Job Type: Permanent

Actuarial and Benefits - Birmingham

Life and Financial Services - Edinburgh

Key responsibilities;

  • Developing the necessary technical skills to carry out detailed and sometimes complex analysis, applying knowledge and judgement to interpret the results.

  • Applying mathematical knowledge to solve often complex and challenging problems.

  • Formulating advice for clients (whether the client is internal or external to the firm) using the results of the analysis.

  • 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.

  • Focusing on developing and nurturing client relationships (both internal and external).

  • Responsible for careful time recording and allocation to appropriate client and job codes.

  • Adhering to the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures.


  • On track to, 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 Grade B or Scottish Higher English grade at C or equivalent.

Personal characteristics;

  • Able to manipulate and understand numerical data.

  • Adaptable and flexible in unfamiliar or changing situations.

  • Efficient, taking a well-ordered and methodical approach to meet deadlines.

  • Able to think critically, breaking down problems and evaluating objectively.

  • Collaborate approach to working with others.

  • Able to enjoy and overcome difficult challenges.

  • Keen in the pursuit of self-development and learning.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Able to communicate effectively.

  • Commitment to high standards.

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