The Opportunity: Seeking logical, analytical communicators.
Join our graduate programme to become an underwriting professional – and future industry leader.
Location: London (with hybrid options available)
Salary: Competitive, with excellent benefits

Graduate programme highlights: We provide learning opportunities in each area of our Underwriting divisions, through structured on the job training, technical briefings, professional education courses and self-study. You will also receive our full support and guidance towards achieving your Level 4 Insurance Professional apprenticeship standard which incorporates the DipCII qualification. Our HR team will be with you at every step, and will help you set up a Personal and Professional Development Plan. You’ll get an in-house experienced buddy and mentor, to help show you the ropes.

Our unique programme in more detail:

Over 18 months you will gain extensive experience within different underwriting teams, a group of (re)insurance professionals who understand risks, how to manage them, and are responsible for deciding exactly what a (re)insurance company will insure. If you don’t fully understand this now, don’t worry. Our proven approach will give you an in-depth understanding of how we manage risk, as well as providing you with a good understanding of all areas of the company. Don’t yet know anybody in the industry? You soon will, as we’ll give you lots of opportunities to develop a network of contacts within Chaucer and the market.

About you
You can:

  • Use your initiative to solve problems
  • Pay attention to detail in a data intensive environment
  • Communicate clearly, with the ability to concisely present complex information
  • Build effective relationships
  • Apply your professional attitude to meeting deadlines and objectives
  • Use your motivation to go the extra mile
  • Commit to studying for your Level 4 Insurance Professional apprenticeship standard which incorporates the ACII qualification
  • Join us in October 2024

You have:

  • An unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • A minimum 2.2 degree in any discipline
  • 3 or more A-Levels or equivalent (A-C)
  • GCSE in Maths and English – grade 4 (C) or above
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Excel



Chaucer is a leading insurance group at Lloyd’s, the world’s specialist insurance market. We help protect industries around the world from the risks they face. Our customers include major airlines, energy companies, shipping groups, global manufacturers and property groups.

Our headquarters are in London, and we have international offices in Bermuda, Copenhagen, Dubai and Singapore to be closer to our clients across the world. To learn more about us please visit our website.

Chaucer is committed to diversity, actively values difference and respects people regardless of the protected characteristics which are outlined in the Equality Act 2010 (UK legislation) as a result of the Equal Treatment Directive 2006 (EU legislation).

A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace are core to our success as a business and integral to our winning strategy and culture. We recruit from the widest available pool of talent, and our hiring, assessment and selection process is fair, free from bias and one which ensures we select the right person for the job, based on merit. We are committed to promoting a culture that actively values difference, and recognises that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect throughout their employment.

We are open to considering flexible working arrangements for all roles and encourage you to outline your needs during the interview process.

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