New graduates

Graduates

There’s no wall you can’t climb at Ardonagh. Ours is a unique culture of opportunity.
Why Ardonagh?

Why Ardonagh?

A path that can take you places


We all know that those first early steps in your career can make all the difference. That’s why we think it’s important to choose a path that can really take you places.

The Ardonagh Group is a leading independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally. With more than 50 best-in-class and specialist brands worldwide, there really is no end to the opportunities you can discover at Ardonagh.

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A unique culture of opportunity

A unique culture of opportunity

In an industry that never stands still, neither do we

 

The Ardonagh Group was founded in 2017 when five companies including, Autonet, Price Forbes, and Towergate were brought together to create a smart new vision for the insurance industry.          

From those early beginnings we have grown to encompass more than 50 companies worldwide, becoming the largest independent insurance intermediary in the UK with an income of £1.3 billion. 

If you approach life with a sense of adventure and are looking for a fast-paced culture built on team spirit and mutual trust, you might just find what you need at Ardonagh to bring your ambition to life.

Our promise is to support and empower the talented people who make our shared success possible, giving them meaningful challenges, which make their time with us worthwhile.


The graduate programme

The graduate programme

Begin your career in the best way possible

 

We’re looking for our next generation of leaders who will help to build and grow our businesses of the future, whatever area you choose to work in.

If you’re ambitious, have a flexible mindset and are ready for a challenge, we want to hear from you.  In return, we’ll give you the freedom to explore your potential so that you can begin your career in best way possible.

Applications now open for the Ardonagh Graduate Programme:

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Our offer to you

You’ll be based in one of our leading UK businesses where you’ll receive specialist technical training to support your specific role and areas of interest. As part of our programme, you’ll also receive a range of bespoke and specialist development opportunities to support your long-term growth.

 


Empowered development

Our graduate programme will give you the best possible start to support your development throughout your career. You’ll complete specialist training on change management, entrepreneurial skills, endurance and curiosity cultivation, and continuous improvement principles.

 


Insights to help you grow

You’ll complete an Insights profile and receive a 1-1 feedback session to help you develop greater self-awareness around your key strengths and areas you where you can develop in the workplace. You’ll also take part in a group event to understand more about how the Insights tool can help in building successful teams.

 


Sustainable leadership

Through our training partner the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), a global not for profit educational institution specialising in leadership research and development, you’ll learn how to become a ‘sustainable leader’.

 


Mentoring

Our businesses are filled with experts who have the know how to help you to start your career on the right foot. You’ll be assigned your own mentor to make sure you get the very most from the graduate programme.

 

Networking opportunities

We’ll be hosting a series of networking events throughout your time with us, so whichever business you’re based in, you’ll be able to reach out to your new connections across the Group. You’ll have regular contact with your network of fellow graduates where you’ll be able to share your experiences and support one another throughout the programme and beyond.

 


Insights from our business leaders

You’ll attend sessions with senior leaders from our four business platforms, Retail, Advisory, Specialty and International, to help you understand the full potential of our business and the many opportunities available across Ardonagh.

 


The future of insurance

Take a strategic look into the future where you’ll explore the changes predicted across the industry, including how we expect technology to develop to support these changes. You’ll also gain insights from internal and external leaders in the field.

 


Make a difference

Either individually or in small teams you’ll work on a project that makes a difference within your community and is aligned to Ardonagh’s Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy.

Proudly different

Proudly different

Our differences make us stronger


Our combined global workforce of nearly 10,000 is made up of people from all walks of life. With so many incredible individuals in our businesses, we think it’s only right that they enjoy the freedom to be their own unique and true selves at work. Our differences make us stronger and we’re proud of the diversity we have across Ardonagh.

We encourage applications from all interested graduates, but we particularly welcome applications that represent the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.


Discover a world of opportunity with Ardonagh

A business with heart

A business with heart

We’re passionate about supporting our communities


As insurance industry professionals, we’re uniquely connected to our communities and we’re passionate about supporting them, especially when times are tough.

Each year our colleagues raise thousands of pounds to support the causes they care most about. Since it was founded five years ago, our charity, Ardonagh Community Trust (ACT) has raised more than £3.3 million and supported 700 charities and counting, all over the world. 

All our employees can apply to ACT’s Community Grant programme to support a charitable project with up to £5,000 of funding and they can also boost their fundraising efforts for a chosen charity with up to £500 in match-funding. We also encourage our colleagues to take a paid day off each year to volunteer for a cause or project close to their heart.


A responsible industry presence

A responsible industry presence

We are committed to becoming Net Zero


The nature of our industry means we see the effects of climate change firsthand. From floods and wildfires, through to the devastation caused by hurricanes and droughts, our response to climate change is a priority for our business.

That is why we’re working to catalyse action across our industry. We’re signing up to the most stringent principles available – the UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) – to ensure that we’re part of the solution to deliver more sustainable global economies.

We work hard and we’re driven by results, but most of all, we’re a business with heart.

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