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Actuaries solve key business problems in a complex and fast-moving environment. They play a crucial role in our commercial success, and how effectively we manage our risks.
We’re looking for highly numerate, analytical minds. People with a passion for problem‑solving, continuous learning and taking responsibility. And people who communicate well with colleagues at every level. You’ll be studying towards becoming a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). It’s a globally‑recognised qualification and you’ll get lots of support from us to achieve it. The programme includes in-house tutorials and generous study leave. You’ll have rotational placements in a variety of business areas and work ranging from financial reporting and risk management, to business planning and developing investment strategy. These will help you meet the IFoA’s work-based skills requirements.
Throughout your placements, you’ll also have the support of your manager, mentors (qualified actuaries), and colleagues who are studying too.
Programme summary

  • Duration: Dependent on exam passes
  • Structure: Rotational placements
  • Development: A series of professional exams to become a fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
  • Entry requirements: First or 2:1 degree, or a post-graduate qualification, in an analytically based subject. A minimum grade A in Mathematics at Higher, A Level, Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent. You’ll also need a minimum grade B in English at GCSE, Standard Grade or equivalent.
  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: 50
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Competitive
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