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29 Nov 2019

2020 XPS Investment Actuarial Graduate roles now open for applications!

London, Leeds, Edinburgh, Guildford, Reading, Birmingham, Manchester

If you are looking for an exciting and fulfilling career that provides a consistent challenge…

If you are looking for a business that will provide training, offer a clear career path and equip you with the skills for a successful future…

XPS Pensions Group is the place for you.

The Investment practice is an area of rapid growth within XPS. We are very ambitious and want to continue growing strongly. Our clients are institutional investors, mostly pension schemes. We advise them on a wide range of investment-related areas, although to be clear, we do not manage any money for our clients or undertake any trading.

We are looking for ambitious graduates who are excited to excel within our growing investment team. By joining XPS you will be involved in both advisory and asset transitions, assisting our clients with the implementation of their strategy and also study for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or actuarial (IFoA) exams. We want to help you reach your potential and be the best that you can be.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an Assistant Consultant that will excel in a role across both advisory and asset transitions. This role combines excellent communications skills, a passion about investments together with drive and enthusiasm. We also need an individual with strong project management skills combined with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

We want someone who is unafraid to express a view and can express that view clearly, thereby contributing to the investment ideas we rely on to achieve our aims. We want to help you reach your potential and be the best that you can be. By joining XPS you will be involved in a wide variety of work.

About us

As the largest purely pension consulting and administration firm in the UK we have benefits of scale, yet remain agile, able to respond quickly as the world shifts around our clients. Being the only UK Pensions specialist listed on the London Stock Exchange Main Market we have the flexibility to think and act differently.

We are actuaries, consultants and administrators working to protect and enhance the benefits of hundreds of thousands of pension scheme members with 1,200 staff across 15 UK locations.

We provide a positive working environment with an emphasis on training and development and we put relationship at the very heart of our business. You can expect an exciting and fulfilling career in a growing business and an industry that provides a consistent challenge.

Your ambition is our ambition.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, the shared spirit that makes us one team. Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing, it’s the way you do it that makes you XPS.

You will be expected to be:

  • Ambitious
  • Expert
  • Agile
  • Helpful, and
  • Do the right thing

We offer an attractive reward package, typical benefits can include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Participation in Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • XPS Rewards (offers discounts and savings from retailers and services providers as well as offers available via phone)days holiday
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme to support you in and out of work, helping you look after you and your family covering Security & Protection, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Interest free season ticket loan

It is XPS policy that an appointment is conditional on the following requirements and will be withdrawn without compensation if any of these conditions are not satisfied:

  • Employment references (FIVE years)
  • Employment gap verification (Greater than 1 month)
  • Adverse financial history (Detailed)
  • Identity verification and Right to Work confirmation
  • Sanctions/anti-terrorism
  • Basic DBS Disclosure (online process through DDC)
  • Retro employment checks every 2 years

XPS Pensions Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages application from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Please note we reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Field of Work: ,
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Location: London, Guildford & Reading
  • Salary: Competitive
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