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Professional Trainee Scheme - Speculative Application

Job Reference: 00001754
Date Posted: 25 October 2017
Employer: NFU Mutual
Location: Bristol, UK and Nationwide
Salary: £26,000
Sector: Banking & Financial Services; Consulting & Corporate Strategy; HR / Recruitment; Insurance & Superannuation; Sales & Marketing
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 31 January 2018

Job Description


We’ve grown to become one of the UK's most successful general insurers, with over 3,500 talented people working in our offices nationwide. An award-winning general insurance and financial services organisation, we're proud of our leading status in the UK and even more proud of the relationships we have with our customers. We trade on trust and respect, built up over time, and a truly personal service.

The Role

Looking for an opportunity to grow with a successful company, enjoying on-the-job learning and gaining professional qualifications whilst adding value to the business?  Then, look no further. Our Professional Trainee Scheme is a real investment in you. With ambitious plans ahead here at NFU Mutual, we’re looking to find and develop individuals who have the potential to shape the future of our £billion, award-winning organisation.

Job Specification

We have a schemes based within different divisions across the business including Sales, IT, Finance and Customer Services among others. With locations including, York, Bristol, Stratford  upon Avon and Regional (sales schemes.)* Within each scheme you’ll either rotate through a number of interesting placements and gain different perspectives on that area of the business or stay role  specific and work towards a specialist role in a certain area. Over the length of your scheme, you can look forward to hands-on exposure, to exciting work and valuable professional qualifications relevant to your scheme. It’s insightful, varied and dynamic. With a dedicated mentor and a great support network including past and present Professional Trainees, you’ll have everything you need to develop a rewarding career.

*Customer Services scheme has availability in Bristol. Sales & Agency scheme has availability in the South West.

Person Specification

Alongside a good degree qualification, you’ll have an enthusiastic, positive and proactive nature – that’s really important. You’re someone who’s keen to learn and get involved, who grabs hold of opportunities rather than waiting for them to come. You pair ambition and determination with excellent team working and people skills. And right now, you’ll be ready to make your mark and thrive on everything the scheme brings your way. You’ll effectively collaborate with colleagues and build strong professional relationships at every level, throughout your journey here.


The rewards

We firmly believe that the more you’re actively involved in, the more you’re doing, the more you’ll learn and the faster you’ll develop. And like the development opportunities we offer, the benefits are ample. As well as a generous salary, they include a contributory pension scheme, company performance related bonus of up to 10% annually, flexi-time and 25 days’ holiday.

What next?

When you submit your application you will be asked to select one or more schemes that you are interested in applying for. You will be asked to take a Numerical and Verbal online test and if successful to record a video interview. If you are successful at video interview we will then invite you to an assessment centre at one of our offices so that you can get an in depth feel for working at NFUM and also speak directly with potential business areas and line managers whilst also being assessed for your skills and experience.

Assessments centres and final interviews will take place in February, March and April 2018. The Scheme starts in September 2018.