Management Graduate Scheme - York

Salary: £28000
Location: North East, Middlesbrough
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Consultancy, Insurance, Management

Hiscox UK & Ireland is a leading brand in the insurance market, recognised as setting the standards others try to emulate. We consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns, recruiting only the very best and empowering them to deliver. We are known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies. Our customers are diverse and unique and are only united by our ability to provide specialist insurance tailored to their needs.

Based within our Direct to consumer business, this graduate scheme is a two year programme with five rotations. The aim of this programme is to provide the successful candidates with the skills to become general managers within the world of insurance. Both graduates will carry out a number of rotations across the business, to gain the core understanding of each department, developing well-rounded individuals with a vast array of future career paths within Hiscox.

Core Rotations

6 months - Marketing

3 months - Finance

6 months - Team Leadership

3 months - International secondment

Options (The graduates will be allocated to one of the below)

6 months – Underwriting

6 months - Project Management / Service Improvement

Our must-haves:

 Change is not a scary word to you. You thrive in an environment that constantly adapts and


 You enjoy a fast paced and varied working day where you are given the freedom to voice &

exercise your own ideas

 You have a collaborative working style where to be successful you need to draw the best out in


 Possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal skills

 Be an ambitious team player with high work rate and the drive, determination and selfmotivation

to achieve results, whilst continuously learning and developing a deep understanding

of the business

 A critical thinker, you will be proactive, logical and analytical – someone who challenges the

status quo

The Graduate Programme

Our two year graduate programme is challenging and varied. With a range of roles in a variety of locations, the programme is designed to enable you to learn about the business whilst discovering and developing the skills and knowledge that will help you build the foundations for a successful and rewarding career.

Working with highly skilled, motivated and ambitious colleagues creates an ideal environment for you to achieve your aspirations. We will support and encourage you to complete the Chartered Institute of Insurance’s professional qualification (ACII), you will take part in workshops to develop your technical and business skills and you will collaborate with others on meaningful business projects. You can sign up for our inclusive mentoring programme where you can not only benefit

from being mentored by a more experienced colleague, but also mentor others who could benefit from your skills and perspective.

We offer participants on our graduate programme the opportunity to view the company from a range of different perspectives by undertaking two six-week domestic secondments and a twelve week international secondment to one of our offices in Europe, Singapore, the USA or Bermuda.

The purpose of the secondments is for you to broaden and deepen your skills and knowledge whilst contributing to the success of the business. In a nutshell, our graduate programme provides a combination of practical experience, training, and the opportunity to work alongside highly regarded industry professionals – all designed for you to fulfil your potential.

We are on the lookout for intelligent, commercial thinkers who can make a real contribution to our business and share our values of courage, quality, excellence in execution, integrity and human. If you have the spirit to bring these values to life, and want to work for a company that will challenge you from the start we want to hear from you.