Marsh Graduate Programme (Corporate, Commercial, Risk Management, Specialty) 2023 – Marsh McLennan – Aberdeen

Marsh McLennan

At Marsh Commercial & Corporate UK, the team is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive culture – where colleagues, just like their clients, come from all walks of life. They celebrate their diversity, they value their differences…knowing that all this combined, makes them stronger. This ethos interlocks their culture, values and purpose, and is demonstrated in the range of flexible benefits they offer – for your wellbeing, growth, security and pocket.

Under the leadership of Alistair Fraser, Chief Executive Officer, Commercial & Corporate UK is structured to enable clients to easily access everything the business can offer. They service 175,000+ small to medium sized enterprises within the Commercial client segment and 500+ medium to large sized UK-based businesses within the Corporate client segment, from over 40 UK-based offices.

This means that whether their client is a sole trader, independent, a growing or established corporate operating in the UK or globally, they can help. Delivering trusted expertise with a personal touch.


Commercial is the UK platform for SME and mid-size businesses. It is a people business, building friendly and engaging relationships with their clients and the community. Commercial colleagues pride themselves on:

Making a difference and being extraordinary.

Going the extra mile.

Being collaborative.

Giving back to the community.

Commercial’s insurance broking offering runs alongside their dedicated Employee Health & Benefits service, Markets and Networks, Schemes and Affinities, and Private Client services.

They are committed to providing smaller organisations with access to leading risk and insurance advice underpinned by personal service through Enterprise Centres of Excellence. Commercial serves clients through a network of local offices.


Corporate’s purpose is to provide advice, brokerage and claims advocacy services to both large and mid-size organisations across the UK.

By applying their experience and working knowledge of clients’ industry sectors, they facilitate appropriate insurance coverage for clients’ needs and advise them on ways to reduce their cost of risk. The Corporate business is responsible for delivering all of Marsh to middle market clients. In addition, Corporate has a National Propositions team which incorporates Education, Public Entities, and Insolvency.  

About the Programme

24 months

Various locations

Permanent full time role

Non rotational

Support from line manager and early careers development team throughout the programme

Buddy and mentorship schemes in place

Within the programme, there are 3 core components which will contribute to your learning and development:

On the job learning and training

Professional skills development programme

Level 6 Senior Insurance Professional Apprenticeship Qualification

Our graduate programme recruits into a number of different business areas within Marsh, allocation of which area you will go into will take place once you have received an offer. The areas include:


Risk Management




Within these areas you will be assigned as either a broker or a client executive.


Within broking you could be working within a specialty team to understand all the risks associated with a particular sector and then working with a team to broker a deal.

Client Executive/Advisor

As a Client Executive you’ll be liaising with your clients and understanding their business, the risks and what value looks like for them. You’ll then be in a position to advise on the best course of action for their risk management and work with the broking teams to make this happen.

What do we value?

Qualifications (required)

On track to receive a 2:1 or above

Right to Work in the UK or Republic of Ireland (no visa sponsorship provided)


Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work in teams and cultivate relationships.

Adaptability and learning agility.


Language skills are desirable but not essential

What’s in it for you?

An unrivalled accelerated foundation to your career with a global leader in insurance broking and risk management

Join and work alongside a large graduate cohort, share your experiences and build a network with other graduates across the various locations

Company with a strong brand and strong results to match

Access to Employee Resource Groups which promote the many background and perspectives of our colleagues

Volunteer and mentoring opportunities

Benefits e.g. competitive salary, pension and holidays

Join us

We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients regardless of their gender expression or identity, marital or civil partnership status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation or beliefs. We are proud of our inclusive culture where everyone feels empowered to bring their whole selves to work and thrive. Learn more about our foundational values, mission and vision for the future by reviewing our Greater Good Policy.


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