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Marsh Graduate Scheme 2020 - Norwich

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Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
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About Marsh

Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. We enable clients to grow, innovate and create value by helping them understand and better manage the risks they face, and ensuring they have the resiliency to withstand the unexpected. Marsh partners with clients to turn uncertainty into opportunity. We have more than 30,000 colleagues working together to serve our clients in more than 130 countries, out of approximately 500 offices worldwide. We provide risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations and individuals around the world.

Our Graduate Development Programme provides you with an accelerated foundation to your career. It’s a challenging and rewarding programme, with a combination of on-the-job learning, working on real projects with real clients, a skills development programme, and the completion of a professional insurance qualification - the Advanced Diploma in Insurance.

Our profession provides a unique and satisfying opportunity to work with all types of businesses to help them protect their future and thrive. We are also there at some of the most difficult times with support for individuals and companies during natural catastrophes and other major business disruptions. Our clients span just about every sector so your knowledge and experience can too. As such, the Marsh Graduate Development Programme is open to all degree disciplines as we’ll match you to a role that best uses your skill set and personality. Our aim is to find the UK’s top graduates for our 2020 intake to grow their career with us.

Marsh Graduate Opportunity

There are three primary areas we recruit into:

  • Broking
  • Client Executive
  • Projects


Within broking you could be working within a specialty team to understand all the risks associated with a particular sector and then working with a team to broker a deal.

Client Executive

As a Client Executive you’ll be liaising with your clients and understanding their business, the risks and what value looks like for them. You’ll then be in a position to advise on the best course of action for their risk management and work with the broking teams to make this happen.


Working on projects means that you will gain exposure across multiple lines of insurance both internally and externally, allowing you to build an extensive network of talented professionals.

Within these roles, you would be placed within one of the following business areas:

  • Risk Management
  • Specialties
  • Operations

Requirements & Skills

We look for candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in teams and cultivate relationships.
  • Adaptability and learning agility.
  • Results-oriented
  • Language and coding skills are also desirable but not essential.

In order to apply, candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or Republic of Ireland and have/expect to achieve a minimum 2.1 degree classification or equivalent in any degree discipline.

Marsh offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension, employee assistance program, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients.

Diversity matters at Marsh

At Marsh, we believe that diversity and inclusion are vital components of our future and our goal is to leverage the unique skillsets that each person brings to the company. We provide our colleagues with a supportive, collaborative environment that leads to innovative ideas and the ability to make an impact.

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
September 2020
East of England
Number of vacancies: 
31 to 50
Pension scheme (with company contribution)

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
Distinction, First, 2.1
Skills required: 
Problem solving skills, Results-oriented, Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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