Admiral Graduate Programme 2017
Admiral is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic graduates to join the fast paced world of financial services at our Cardiff based headquarters. You will be given projects that will have a real impact on our business. Our Graduate Programme gives you variety and exposure to different areas of our business through a structured placement scheme. We invest heavily in you and your personal and professional development. You will gain a recognised professional management qualification through the Admiral Academy’s Institute of Leadership and Management with the ILM level three management qualification. In addition to the support of the Graduate Programme Manager, you'll have your own dedicated Admiral Mentor, as well as a mentor who has recently progressed through the Graduate Scheme. They are on hand for personal support and professional guidance. Depending on which area of the business your career takes you, you can also gain additional qualifications in areas such as specialist insurance, audit, data protection, IT, or even an MBA. All qualifications are fully sponsored by us. We are in Spain, Italy, France and the USA. There are potentially opportunities to work alongside our overseas operations which can vary from a few days to much longer. Jonathan Semple, who studied Mathematics at Swansea University & currently studying MSc Financial services management at University of South Wales, said “I’m very excited about my next placement as Risk Executive for L’Olivier in Paris. I will be using the skills acquired in the six-month rotation within Admiral’s UK risk department and implementing these in our French insurance provider. See Jonathan’s full story. The Admiral Graduate Programme gives you the chance to shape your career with us and find something that you love doing. Employee Benefits - Up to £3,600 free Admiral Group Plc shares each year - Additional participation in Discretionary Free Share Scheme (DFSS) - Flexible working hours to support home/work balance - Working in a FTSE 100 company - Working in an award winning state of the art building in Cardiff city centre - Free fruit provided every day - Free gym use in top city centre hotels Find out more about our benefits. Programme facts and figures - Salary reviewed annually based on your performance - 39.5 working hours per week (Flexi) - 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata on starting) - 18 month training programme, including placements throughout the Group As the capital of Wales, Cardiff is one of the UK’s fastest growing cities. With its impressive scenery and culture it’s no wonder it’s been voted as the best city to live within the UK. As a city that promotes a healthy work life balance and a feasible wage to living cost ratio Cardiff truly is one of the best cities to live in. Click here to download our brochure “Life in Cardiff”.