Actuarial Analyst Apprentice with Willis Towers Watson - Higher (Level 4)

Willis Towers Watson (Employer)

Bpp Professional Education Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £422.80
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
27 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Actuarial technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
28 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our Risk & Analytics team supports an integrated approach to risk management by advancing “the analytical broker.” Simply put, our purpose is to reduce the likelihood of claims and reduce the cost of incidents when they occur through a smart, technical approach to risk. The team are a group of risk experts, technologist, and quants.


Demonstrate your passion for client delivery in financial consulting services and make an immediate impact. You’ll learn what we do for our clients as you build strong working relationships and develop valuable skills from day one. In return we will fully support you with studying towards an internationally recognised actuarial qualification (Certified Actuarial Analyst) to go with your salary and benefits package.

This is a consulting support role where you will work as part of a global team, primarily with a focus on Latin America new business and client projects.

This role will involve analysing data to help provide robust insurable risk financing advice to brokers and clients, and specific job tasks will include:

  • Review client data and conduct exploratory data analysis
  • Identify appropriate probability models for future risk
  • Model, quantify and value insurable risks faced by our corporate clients
  • Produce proposals for new business in PowerPoint and Word
  • Maintain a comprehensive audit trail for all analytical work

In addition, the role will support the R&A teams on their sales and marketing plans and activities performing tasks such as:

  • Design, launch and manage sales campaigns
  • Support proposition development and sales proposals responses
  • Develop business intelligence and dashboard on business development activities
  • Support marketing activities such as client webinars

Your manager and assigned mentor will be on hand at all times to fully guide you through your programme making adjustments as necessary to ensure you achieve your full potential.

Future Prospects

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there will be an opportunity to join and progress within the Risk & Analytics
  • You will continue to grow and develop new skills supported by our extensive in-house training resources and tailored programmes

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Skills Required

  • High level of numeracy
  • Excel knowledge would be beneficial
  • Language skills (Spanish or Portuguese) would be preferable but not required

Qualities Required

  • Self-discipline, determination and appreciation of the demands of studying while working
  • Clear aptitude for teamwork, planning and organising
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths
  • 3 A-levels or equivalent qualifications including an A or B grade in maths

Training Provided

  • As an Actuarial Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Actuarial Technician Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship
  • Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will achieve CAA Modules 0 and 1 and it will provide a progression route into study for further actuarial qualifications
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About the employer

We’re Willis Towers Watson – a global advisory, broking and solutions company.

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