Hiscox

Hiscox

Hiscox

Hiscox, a FTSE 250 company domiciled in Bermuda since 2006, is a leading specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio of personal and commercial risks. With 100 years of underwriting heritage, we have more than 1,100 staff, with offices in 11 countries. In 2010, the Group controlled a gross premium income of £1,432.7 million with a pre-tax profit of £211.4 million.

As a market leader in our chosen areas of business, we cover risks that range from marine, terrorism, aerospace, technology, media and professional indemnity through to high value personal insurance, such as homes and contents, fine art, bloodstock and kidnap and ransom.

We are not a mass producer of insurance policies but focus on key areas of expertise and strength. We specialise in protecting people with unusual and often complicated insurance needs.

Training & Profiles

Our Graduate Development Scheme
All of our graduate roles offer a competitive salary and excellent career opportunities. As a trainee you will follow Hiscox’s Graduate Development Programme, providing access to a range of training and development opportunities. The programme will take 2 years to complete and will include at least two secondments to different areas of the business, your third secondment will be in one of our overseas offices in Europe, US or Bermuda.

The aim of our Graduate Scheme is to create a talent pool of future leaders within our business. After you complete the scheme the world of Hiscox is your oyster!

2013 Graduate Positions
We have the following opportunities available. Closing dates are listed online by position;

  • Trainee Underwriter roles
  • Trainee Project Manager - IT
  • Trainee Project Manager - Claims
  • Trainee Pricing Actuary
  • Trainee Analyst - Risk & Strategy
  • Trainee Pricing Analyst
  • Trainee Accountant
  • Trainee Business Performance Analyst

Internships
As a Hiscox intern you won't spend eight weeks watching others work or standing by the copier. You will spend a stimulating and rewarding summer gaining an understanding of how a modern, international business operates, as well as getting experience of the wider insurance scene.

Our Summer Intern scheme will be hiring for the following positions:

  • Analyst - Risk & Strategy
  • PI Claims
  • Human Resources
  • Art & Private Client (APC) Underwriting
  • Professions & Specialty Commercial (PSC) Underwriting
  • Hiscox Underwriting Centre (HUC) Underwriting
  • Marketing
  • Risk Modelling

The closing date for applications to our internship scheme is 20th January 2013. Academic entry requirements are consistent with our Graduate Programme.

Application Procedure

Please refer to our website.