Zurich Insurance Group Graduate Programme 2017 for Young South Africans

Application Deadline: September 30th 2016

Primary Location: South Africa-Gauteng Johannesburg
Schedule: Full-time
Travel: No

Zurich is one of the world’s leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Zurich mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk.  With about 60,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. We help individuals, small and medium sized companies and global corporations around the world understand and protect themselves from risk by offering a wide range of insurance products, solutions and advisory services.

The opportunity

  • You have an opportunity to join a leading global insurer and develop your skills alongside some of the best talent in the industry.
  • The Zurich Graduate Programme is targeted at final year and/or post graduate students (SA citizens) across many faculties, in particular:
  • Commerce: Risk Management and financial management
  • Engineering: All fields
  • BSc Maths and Statistics
  • Actuarial Science
  • You will be offered a 12 month fixed contract for the duration of the GDP

Your role

As a Zurich Graduate, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Completing the various learning programmes that you will be assigned to during the course of the year
  • Deliver against the various objectives as agreed to in your performance contract. You will rotate through various positions throughout the year, with each position containing specific deliverables.
  • Actively engaging with your assigned Mentor with a view to comprehensively understanding the various components of Zurich Insurance Company and of the Short Term Insurance Industry
  • Succesfully complete a GDP Project and present the outcome at the annual Zurich GDP graduation

Your Skills and Experience

To be considered for the Programme, you are required to have completed a degree in your respective area of study.

Additional Information

The primary work location is 15 Marshall Street, Ferreirasdorop, Johannesburg.

From time to time, you may be required to travel either locally, nationally or internationally. All travel will be covered by our Zurich travel policy.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and develop and truly be part of a global family, you can apply by clicking on the “Apply online” button.

Please review your application from time to time to monitor the status of your application.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Zurich Insurance Group Graduate Programme 2017


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