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Risk and Insurance Graduate (September 2024)

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Risk and Insurance Graduate (September 2024)

Job Category

Risk

Division

Early Careers

Location

Manchester, Icon 1, M90 5AA

Job Type

Graduate

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: Manchester, Icon 1, M90 5AA

Our Development Programme

Throughout the programme, you’ll have access to a series of learning opportunities that will help to propel your career further, faster. The programme will consist of series of courses that have been designed to give you access to the knowledge, skills, and behaviours for success at THG. Each course will include a number of workshops, team takeovers, and engagement initiatives. Our programme is designed to accelerate your career by giving you access to regular, exciting, and engaging learning opportunities.

About Central Functions         

Central Functions is formed of the teams and people that serve the entire business. These people are integral to the smooth running of the business; ensuring everyone is paid on time, that materials are sourced and arrive promptly, that we meet our legal obligations and that our health, safety, and security is safeguarded. 

About the Risk & Insurance team

The Risk & Insurance team push the boundaries of risk management, with experts who are focused on and passionate about managing exposure and advising on existing and evolving and emerging risks, ensuring clarity is found where they may be uncertainty. Reporting directly into the Chief Risk Officer, the Risk and Insurance team are required to provide support and guidance to leaders and employees across all divisions of THG, reporting back to the Risk Committee on key issues/progress made on a quarterly basis.

About the Role

The Risk and Insurance Graduate will join a team of talented risk and insurance experts, working to deliver innovative solutions to complex issues. The Graduate will also have the opportunity to meet and discuss risk and insurance issues with senior leaders across the business and provide constructive challenge and support, wherever required. As an example they will learn about the people, financial and cyber risks that THG face and how as a business we look to manage, mitigate and reduce these risks with the risk owners.  

Your role will also include, but not be limited to, the following tasks:

  • Learn about the world of insurance and the role it plays in meeting THG’s strategic objectives
  • Become familiar with every part and aspect of the THG group businesses
  • Gain a solid understanding of risk, learning how to guide others to manage, mitigate and reduce it


Requirements:

  • A graduate looking to start work after Graduation in September 2024
  • Graduating with a degree in Law/Economics/Finance/Politics (or a related subject) would be an advantage
  • Passionate and willing to learn
  • Strong communicative skillset and confident in building and developing relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Organized with their time
  • Be willing to travel occasionally to London to meet with brokers/insurers (cost covered by the business)
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a cohesive team
  • Ideally be willing to undertake professional qualifications in risk and insurance
  • Commercially astute, ambitious and highly intelligent individuals who are hungry for success and genuine responsibility 
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office to a high standard, particularly Excel. 


Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays  
  • Birthday off! 
  • Pension scheme contributions  
  • Private on-site gym (Manchester) 
  • On-site Doctor 
  • On-site Barber  
  • Physiotherapist 
  • Staff discount to online shops and on-site staff shop 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Up to 2 weeks compassionate leave 
  • In House L&D Team for personal development / upskill  
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Tech Scheme 
  • Season ticket loan

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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