Zurich Insurance Co Ltd

Data Science Apprenticeship 2022 - Degree (Level 6)

Zurich Insurance Co Ltd (Employer)

University of Winchester (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,500.00
35.0 hours per week Weekly working hours is 35 hours, so 7 hour days (including 1 hour unpaid lunch break). Exact working pattern will be discussed.
3 years (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Data scientist (integrated degree) (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
31 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you someone who loves problem-solving and maths, but wants to apply it to something practical? Do you like learning computer programming or want to learn it? Then a Data Science apprenticeship at Zurich could be your ideal job!

Responsibilities

Are you ready to create a brighter future? 

Are you someone who loves problem-solving and maths, but wants to apply it to something practical? Do you like learning computer programming or want to learn it? Then a Data Science apprenticeship at Zurich could be your ideal job! 

Data science and machine learning (ML) are at the heart of everything we do. Data science not only drives our Netflix and Youtube suggestions and routes our google maps according to traffic; it also helps drive innovation at Zurich. Join us in using state-of-the-art machine learning to bring about better customer experiences. You will be at the forefront of change to future-proof our business for our customers and our people – Are you up for the challenge? We put the customer at the heart of everything that we do, and we need like-minded people to join us on our journey. 

Our apprenticeship programme runs for 3 years, which is just the start of your professional learning with your career at Zurich. The topics you will learn vary from: 

  • Data Science statistical methods and tools 
  • Understanding business problems, and how to solve them with AI and ML 
  • Computer programming in Python and R 
  • Cloud computing 
  • Working on projects as part of a team 

Our Data Science Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone who would like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies.

Future Prospects

Progression within a global company with the opportunity to undertake further qualifications.

Skills Required

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Someone who is curious with a growth mindset  
  • Strong skills in relationship building  
  • The ability to work in a team- you will need to work with other departments and consult with others, teamwork is key to our success to keep all the moving parts turning 
  • Effective personal planning and organisation- it can get quite busy at times so you will need to be organised 
  • The talent to deliver excellent customer service- The customer is at the heart of everything we do. We need you to live and breathe this ethos. 

Qualities Required

  • Commitment to study a level 6 degree level apprenticeship qualification 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Someone who is curious with a growth mindset  
  • Strong skills in relationship building  
  • The ability to work in a team- you will need to work with other departments and consult with others, teamwork is key to our success to keep all the moving parts turning 
  • Effective personal planning and organisation- it can get quite busy at times so you will need to be organised 
  • The talent to deliver excellent customer service- The customer is at the heart of everything we do. We need you to live and breathe this ethos

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above including maths and English 
  • A minimum of 104-112 points at A2 (Grades BCC) or an equivalent e.g. BTEC DMM
  • A-level maths at grade B or above 

Training Provided

Training will be provided will working on the job, but also, as part of your role, you will work towards a BSc degree in data science from the University of Winchester, through an apprenticeship programme. Here you will learn the theory behind the techniques you will be using during your apprenticeship, studying over a 3-year period while you work. 

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