Careers with Barnett Waddingham
Discover your true potential
Are you confident and assertive? Do you have strong communication skills? Are you proactive in
driving new ideas forward?
If so, we would love for you to join our award winning organisation where you will work with our closely knit and friendly teams. We are looking for ambitious individuals who would relish the chance to use all of these skills and work in the actuarial profession. You will also have the chance to use actuarial and risk management skills in newer exciting industry areas, such as wider consultancy to the Oil and Gas industry and our evolving Business Risk services.
As a leading independent UK professional services consultancy across risk, pensions, investment and insurance, we’re free to do the right thing by all our clients at all times.
We act for a wide range of clients, both large and small, in the private and public sectors including over 15% of FTSE 350 companies. We are free from any external stakeholders meaning that we take the long-term view on working in true partnership with our clients, rather than focusing on our own short-term profits.
We advise over 15% of the FTSE350 companies, solving our client’s pension’s challenges. We’re also branching into exciting new areas that provide the opportunity to use actuarial and risk management skills.
Commonly known as trustees, we advise clients who look after pension schemes. On a day to day basis you would be working with client teams providing investment advice and advising on the finances of pension schemes.
We advise various insurance industries covering a range of services such as investment advice and longevity. Using cutting-edge techniques, we find solutions to business problems.
We advise local government authorities and other public sector organisations (police authorities, fire services, the NHS and teachers). We help them manage their pension scheme commitments.
We are proud to work with some of the UK's top companies.
As our portfolio continues to grow, so does our workforce. Join us on our journey, where you will have the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and be exposed to leading brands.
We want you to thrive at a firm that is strongly supportive, develops its people and offers a good work/life balance.
Our values drive how our people act and are the embodiment of our promise – to do the right thing. These values help guide us and bring us together as one team. We've distilled this down to four statements which are embedded across the entire business.
People have diverse needs. That’s why we give our employees the flexibility to explore a wide range of benefits – focused across health and wealth – and select those they really want.
We are keen to promote the professional standards of all employees. Therefore, we provide graduates the right tools to help them complete their exams including financial support, mentoring and study leave.
We know that we won’t maintain an innovative culture unless our people can continue to grow their skills. We provide our staff plenty of development opportunities through training, extensive courses and mentoring.
Our holistic approach to wellbeing takes into consideration job security, financial security, health, support and work life balance, ensuring our employees are engaged, motivated and happy.
Our philosophy and approach means that we are dependent on talented and well trained employees who enjoy working in a friendly and ambitious organisation.
As a firm of over 1,280 people, our past growth has been significant since our creation in 1989 and we aim to continue this growth by recruiting people who share our values. Take a look at what some of our staff have to say.
Operating in highly competitive markets our focus on client service and commitment to innovation needs to stand up against independent scrutiny.
Our efforts are consistently recognised by some of the most influential organisations in the industry. We are extremely proud to be accredited among the The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our Actuarial Summer Internship programme has also been named as one of the top 10 Medium Sized Undergraduate schemes by Rate My Placement.
The application window for our main graduate intake is open between July and October. We run Assessment Days throughout November and December, giving you the opportunity to get a feel for Barnett Waddingham. If you have any queries or concerns about the application process, then please do not hesitate to get in touch as we’d love to hear from you.
We run Assessment Days throughout November to January, giving you the opportunity to get a feel for Barnett Waddingham. If you have any queries or concerns about the application process, then please do not hesitate to get in touch as we'd love to hear from you. You might also find some helpful advice on our FAQ page.
We have an obligation to reduce the impact that we have on the environment.
We aim to avoid adverse social and environmental impact in our supply-chain
People in our supply-chain must be treated with respect and have clear employment rights
We give employees one working day a year to volunteer for a recognised cause. We also support charity events.