Graduate Careers Programme
Our graduate schemes seek to provide in-depth experience, skills and a broad spectrum of knowledge through insightful and challenging rotations across our business.
Our graduate schemes seek to provide in-depth experience, skills and a broad spectrum of knowledge through insightful and challenging rotations across our divisions.
Together with rotations in core business areas and structured learning and development, the programme helps to provide a foundation for your career and develop future leaders within Tokio Marine Kiln.
See what past graduates say in our Ready to Go Places brochure
It provides an excellent grounding for a career in insurance.
Underwriting – Two-and-a-half-year programme
- Two-week induction
- Year 1: Four underwriting rotations across each department with shorter non-underwriting rotations in-between
- Year 2: Up to three underwriting placements across divisions selected by business need
- Final placements: Wordings, Claims and Overseas in teams relevant to your Trainee Underwriter role after the programme
- On-boarding into Trainee Underwriter role
- On-going learning and development throughout the programme, including professional studies
Actuarial & Analytics - 18-month programme
- Induction to TMK
- Rotations of 3-4 months across all actuarial and analytics teams
- Shorter rotations of up to 1 month in other core business areas
- Continuous learning and development throughout the programme, including on-the-job learning, classroom and online training events and job shadowing experiences
- Professional qualifications e.g. IFoA
- Mentoring from experienced managers and past graduates
When recruiting for our graduate schemes, we look for:
- A 2:1 honours degree or above in any subject. Graduates educated outside the UK will be expected to hold an equivalent level of academic qualification
- Good communication skills
- Well demonstrated analytical skills
- Proven numeric ability
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Commercial awareness
- Fluency in English
- A demonstrated interest and enthusiasm for your chosen graduate scheme and understanding of your potential career path at Tokio Marine Kiln
The number of graduate vacancies we have each year depends on our business requirements.
HOW TO APPLY
Our agency partner will carry out the following steps on our behalf:
- Telephone interview
- Online assessments - ability and behavioural
- Initial interview - face-to-face or virtual
- Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an assessment day
The assessment day
The assessment day will include the following schedule:
- a rotational programme of interviews with a selection of staff from across the business
- lunch with existing graduate trainees
- team building exercise
- Lloyd’s visit
- culminating in a networking event, allowing candidates the opportunity to engage with a number of TMK employees in a more relaxed environment.
The purpose of the day is to help us to get to know you. A final decision will be made after the assessment day when candidates will be contacted directly.
What type of graduate programmes does TMK offer?
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How will I be rewarded?
We believe our reward policy enables us to attract, retain and motivate the most talented individuals. Our approach to benchmarking means our salaries are highly competitive and every employee can share in the success of the company through our generous performance-related bonus scheme. In addition, we provide a range of benefits to UK graduate trainees including:
- 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 after two years’ continuous service) – with the option to buy a further five
- Travel insurance including family cover (both for personal and business travel)
- Healthcare, including family cover and other benefits
- Study leave provision
- Rewards for successful completion of professional qualifications
What happens when I finish the graduate scheme?
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