Barnett Waddingham is the UK’s largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services. We are a partner led business which prides itself in providing straightforward and well communicated advice and consultancy. This philosophy means that we are dependent on talented and well trained employees who enjoy working for a leading organisation in a closely knit and friendly team. Our continuing growth means we are looking to expand with motivated graduates who value the chance to join the partnership in due course.
We pride ourselves on being a friendly and inclusive firm, which maintains its core values of Principled, Quality, Partnership and Respect. We have a supportive job structure and work/life balance. Increasing our talented workforce is imperative to maintaining a proactive and competitive business, which is why our study support package and dedicated training team are always on hand for guidance throughout our graduate programme and beyond.
Our Graduate Scheme
No two days are ever the same at Barnett Waddingham, as a firm employing over 1,270 people across 8 offices in the UK, we work with a wide range of clients, large and small, in both the private and public sectors, including almost 25% of FTSE100 and over 15% of FTSE350 firms.
To underpin continued development towards success in achieving the full FIA qualification, our graduates will participate in a Graduate Rotation Scheme. The rotation scheme will consist of placements in different areas of our business, such as Actuarial (Trustee) Consulting, Investment Consulting and Employer (Corporate) Consulting over a 12-18 month period.
Who we are looking for
Our current graduate vacancies require a minimum 2:1 degree and A at A-Level Maths, we require dedicated individuals with a strong academic background who are dynamic, proactive and have excellent communication skills. Developing your consultancy and numerical skills requires time for studying and monetary support towards exam materials, which is why our study package encompasses this and much more.
What we offer
- Working for a company listed as being in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020
- Flexible annual leave scheme which gives you the opportunity to buy more holiday, a generous pension scheme and a competitive (discretionary) annual bonus
- A broad range of flexible (salary sacrifice) benefits to suit your lifestyle and stage
- Scope for career development – making sure you feel a sense of achievement and progression
- Fresh fruit available to all staff free of charge along with free squash, teas, coffees and hot chocolate – something for everybody!
- Opportunities to socialise or participate in sport, social or cultural activities
- 1 paid volunteering day per year
- Match-funding for individuals raising money for a recognised charity
Values at Barnett Waddingham
Our values are important to us and we want them to be important to you too: Principled, Quality, Partnership and Respect.
Wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham
Employee wellbeing has always been important to Barnett Waddingham and we believe that wellbeing at work is about raising awareness of where issues can arise and balancing the needs of employees and the business. We have a number of programmes to support wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham.
Diversity at Barnett Waddingham
We want to have a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe that it will provide us with high performing teams that will be the driving force behind our continued success.
Corporate Social Investment at Barnett Waddingham
As a firm, we recognise that we have an impact that goes beyond our core activities. Our corporate social investment programme is an integral part of what we do and is focused on ensuring that our overall impact is a positive one.