Junior Underwriter Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship at Direct Line Group

Junior Underwriter Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship at Direct Line Group

  • LocationPeterborough, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 14 May, 2019
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
I used to just learn

But now I'm earning too Always the best of both worlds.What we’re looking for

University isn’t always the answer.

An apprenticeship with DLG will help you grow your career alongside working towards a recognised qualification and believe it or not, working in Insurance is fun! You’ll gain valuable experience working for a market leading Insurance company with a culture that encourages you to bring all of yourself to work. What’s even better is you’ll secure a permanent position at the end of your apprenticeship, if you're performing and successfully complete your studies.

We're searching for people to join the business on an Underwriting Apprenticeship in our Peterborough teams. This is a 2-year apprenticeship programme where you’ll work towards a Level 3 Senior Financial Services Customer Advisor which is CERT CII.

To be considered for this Apprenticeship you’ll need to have or are predicated A Level grades of A*-C in 3 subjects.Who you’ll be working with

Come work for the 3rd Best Big Companies to Work for in 2019.

You’ll be working in our Underwriting team in Peterborough with just under 50 employees in team, covering a variety of underwriting processes. We moved into the office 3 years ago which was actually designed by a member of the team! The office is also within walkable distance to a shopping centre with a fantastic choice of food to eat.What you’ll be doing

This Apprenticeship is all about providing an analytical and underwriting insight to inform on wider business and strategy decisions and we’ll support you through it!

You’ll learn all about our underwriting systems and processes, as well as developing a knowledge of the insurance industry. We’ll develop your skills, so you can start analysing underwriting performance and build your confidence, so you can feed this back to the business. You really do have to have a high attention to detail in this role as well as enjoy completing projects and being dedicated in your own work. This is an exciting apprenticeship to really kick start a career in insuranceWhat we’ll give you

You’ll be working 35 hours a week and earning a starting salary of £16,380. Plus, if you can show us you are performing well, you can qualify for a bonus of up to £500 in year 1 and then £750 in year 2.

We offer a great benefits package that can really make a difference on top of your salary each month, so make sure you read all about our amazing benefit options.

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About Direct Line Group

Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We're one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We’re home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG. 
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  • Position industryBanking & Financial Services
  • LocationBromley, UK
  • Count of employess10,000 employees
  • FoundedFounded in 1985

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