We're one of the UK’s leading actuarial, pensions, investment and benefit consultancies, employing over 950 staff in four UK offices in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Birmingham. We operate as an independent partnership and prides ourselves on an innovative, client focussed approach. We provide independent pensions, investment and life consultancy services, as well as data and technology solutions. Our clients include some of the UK’s leading names and largest pension schemes, while our continued growth and success has been recognised by numerous industry awards.
We believe everyone has a right to a better future. We make sure it’s not left down to chance.
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The work that you’ll do will be similar to an entry-level graduate under some of the responsibilities for your area of preference below. You’ll also have an individual project to complete and present back on at the end of your placement.
Designing clients' benefits and reward packages
Identifying risks and potential mitigation strategies for asset and liability management
Improving security and quality of life for retirees
Advising on remuneration and wealth creation strategies
Developing a communication strategy supporting a change project
Identifying and helping develop modelling systems to deliver client solutions
Working involvement in client account development
Supporting new business propositions
Keeping on top of and advising clients on legislative changes
Understanding changes in the financial markets and implications for our clients.
Formulating advice for peer review by consultants on all aspects of defined contribution consulting.
Performance analysis of portfolios and production of quality monitoring reports.
Day to day point of contact for clients.
Project work including pension scheme vehicle reviews, investment strategy reviews, at retirement design reviews, pension design reviews
Develop a network and build relationships with both internal and external contacts.
Improving security and quality of life for retirees.
Advising on DC pension legislation.
Developing communication strategies supporting a change project.
Devising plans for meeting client's long-term targets
Identifying appropriate level of investment risk for client schemes, to help address scheme deficits
Advising clients on the appropriate structure for their investment portfolio, considering the full range of asset classes and the impact of financial markets and the economy
Handling implementation of a change in the structure of a client’s assets
Carefully monitoring our clients’ investment arrangements and regularly reporting to clients on progress
Researching investment managers/approaches/products to ensure we can advise on those that best fit our clients' needs
Explaining to clients how financial markets and the economy impact on different types of investment
Working with DC clients to ascertain the appropriate investment options for scheme members.
Life and Financial Services
Working with innovative analytical and modelling tools to help clients understand longevity, investment and other types of risk
Reviewing the appropriateness of insurance products to ensure they remain appropriate
Presenting the results of our calculations and modelling in an engaging and compelling way
Carrying out research and helping write articles across all six areas of focus
Attending client meetings, developing your consultancy skills
Developing your technical skills and life insurance knowledge
You’ll also focus on building and nurturing client relationships.
Do you enjoy:
Building first-class working relationships?
Learning from mistakes and supporting others?
Having fun at work whilst achieving goals?
Manipulating and analysing complex data?
Thinking critically to break down and evaluate problems?
Adapting as required?
A-Level Maths Grade B and above, Scottish Higher-Grade A or above, or equivalent
Penultimate year university student
On track to achieve a 2.1 Honours degree in any STEM discipline.
Whilst we've the above minimum entry requirements, we do use a contextualised tool that takes into consideration factors such as your school type and background. Please ensure you've completed the form on our website if you think you've come from a lower socio-economic background.
Reward and Support
We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where we’re able to be ourselves and work successfully together. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community. Regardless if you fall under any of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, or have any other special requirement, for example in relation to neurodiversity, we’d love to hear from you.