Guy Carpenter Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship at Marsh & McLennan

Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
London Witham
27th February 2021
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Guy Carpenter Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist with more than 3,100 professionals in over 60 offices around the world. Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, trusted strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help clients adapt to emerging opportunities and achieve profitable growth.

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company

About the Programme

  • 18 – 24 month programme starting in March 2021
  • Work towards the Certificate of Insurance Level 3 Insurance Practitioner qualification
  • Full time role with a competitive salary
  • A complete learning experience through a range of training events, networking activities and business support
  • Have 20% of your work time dedicated to focus on and develop the required skills, knowledge and behaviours to achieve the apprenticeship.
  • Range of roles available within our Broking or Analytics teams, successful candidates will be matched to a suitable position as part of the assessment process.

Roles will vary dependent upon the business unit, however Apprentices can expect to:

  • Gain an understanding of how Guy Carpenter (GC) meets the needs of its clients;
  • Gain an understanding of the key principles of risk, insurance and reinsurance;
  • Effectively deal with a variety of business situations through “on-the-job” experience;
  • Build a network with fellow trainees on the Programme, alumni from previous years and stakeholders from across the business; and
  • Understanding the different roles within the industry and how they interact with each other

What do we value?

Qualifications (required):

  • 104 UCAS points at A-Level or equivalent (B-TEC, T-LEVEL etc)
  • 5 GCSE’s and minimum grade C in GCSE (or equivalent) English & Maths
  • Right to Work in the UK (we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship for this role)


  • Desire to succeed in a competitive environment where building relationships is the key to your success
  • Highly effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organisation, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Numerically confident with strong analytical skills; and
  • Exceptional IT skills – such as (but not limited to) an ability to use a variety of Microsoft products to a high standard, including Word and Excel.

What is a typical ‘Day in the Life’ of a Guy Carpenter Apprentice?

  • Contributing to the achievement of own and departmental targets, key performance indicators and business objectives.
  • Researching ways to resolve issues and achieve the best possible outcome for GC and its clients.
  • Managing and prioritising workload to meet deadlines while maintaining high standard and integrity of service to GC Business Divisions and external clients.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with GC colleagues, clients and external parties.
  • Proactively managing tasks in accordance with specific client requirements and in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Producing and maintaining accurate documentation and financial records.
  • Contributing to internal and external meetings and support projects or enquiries

What’s in it for you?

  • Support during your qualification
  • Joining a Company with a strong brand and strong results to match
  • Access to Employee Resource Groups
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
  • Volunteer opportunities

About Marsh & McLennan

Marsh & McLennan is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annualized revenue approaching $17 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic & complex environment through 4 market-leading businesses. Marsh advises individual/commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance & capital strategies that help clients grow profitably & pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice & technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth & career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic & brand advisor to private sector & governmental clients.

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