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Rotational Compliance Apprenticeship 2022


Rotational Compliance Apprenticeship 2022 


UK Compliance: Financial Crime & Data Protection (9-month rotation in each Team) 

Location: Swindon 

Start Date: September 2022 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 20 February 2022



We’re the #1 best place to work in the insurance industry!

We’re delighted to have been awarded a Glassdoor Employees' Choice award, recognising us in the top 20 UK’s Best Places to Work in 2022 and the only UK insurer to make the list. The Employee’s Choice award recognises employers that shine brightest according to those who know a company best – the employees.


Are you ready to create a brighter future? 


At Zurich our brand purpose is exactly that, to create a brighter future together for our customers, our partners, employees and the planet. It’s a promise that for our customers we will put their needs at the heart of everything we do, for our employees lets grow and develop together, for our partners – lets collaborate together to create mutual value and for the planet lets drive positive impact by integrating our sustainability work into how we do business. 


Our apprenticeship programme runs for 18 months which is just the start of your professional journey with Zurich. The areas covered by this scheme include: 

  • Identifying, investigating, assessing and managing a variety of financial crime risks (sanctions, bribery, corruptions, market abuse, money laundering, tax evasion and terrorist financing).
  • Developing Financial Crime control environments in response to risk and regulation. 
  • Developing data protection frameworks.
  • Assisting with the provision of data protection advice and guidance.
  • Developing and implementing data protection policies and requirements.


Our UK Compliance Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone who would like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies.


What can I look forward to? 


Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests, and you’ll receive all the training, support, and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us. 


The Financial Crime Team is part of the UK Compliance department and is responsible for providing expert advice and guidance to all parts of the UK business to help identify, mitigate and manage all types of financial crime risk. The Team advises on and investigates potential exposures to all types of fraud, trade and economic sanctions, bribery, corruption, money laundering and market abuse.  


As an apprentice in the Team, you will get a chance to be involved in a wide variety of activities including completing due diligence checks on customers, suppliers and other third parties, as well as supporting fraud and other financial crime investigations.  
You will also have the opportunity to be involved in key activities, helping to collate key reports, management information and completing assurance activities to evidence that key controls are operating effectively. 


You will get the opportunity to learn investigatory, analysis and research skills, identifying issues that could expose Zurich to any form of financial crime, as well as how to communicate in a professional environment through discussion, presentation, and written reports.  Relationship building with key stakeholders underpins the success of the team and you will be supported to build professional relationships with key business personnel.   


The role will be interesting, intellectually challenging and will give you the chance to gain wide ranging experience working as part of a global business to ensure that it meets all of our legal and regulatory requirements by helping to manage the exposure to all types of financial crime. 


As part of the Data Protection Team, you will support the business with understanding and adhering to data protection requirements.  Data Privacy is an exciting field that’s attracting plenty of attention in the media. It’s an attractive career path that offers challenges and opportunities to implement meaningful changes, as well as plenty of potential for career progression.  As part of your role, you will help to maintain and develop the Data Protection Frameworks being operated by the business to meet our GDPR requirements and to embed regulatory discipline and support on the design of appropriate controls and monitoring.  


What’s in it for you? 


As well as joining a company that is passionate about sustainability and our customers, you can expect: 

  • £17,500 per annum starting salary 

  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days 

  • Private medical cover 

  • 12% company pension contribution 

  • Annual company bonus 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Discounted gadget insurance 

  • Discounted technology offers 


In return you’ll be joining a business where creating a brighter, more sustainable future underpins all that we do here in Zurich. We’re also passionate about diversity and inclusion, which we have won numerous awards for. We want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work and everybody is made to feel welcome, regardless of their background, beliefs or culture. 

What you’ll need: 

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4, including Maths and English 

  • Commitment to study an apprenticeship qualification 

  • A professional attitude with a positive ‘can do’ approach to your work  

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills  

  • The ability to work in a team and build strong working relationships 


Here, you’ll have every opportunity to use your drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich where different opinions are valued, personal needs are respected, and opportunity is equal for all.   


We are unable to progress your application if you don't meet our criteria due the requirements of our apprenticeship providers. We are unable to provide sponsorship if you don't already have the right to work upon application.


So, make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.


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