Graduate Broking Programme 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: London

Indulge your passion for problem-solving and embrace the thrill of addressing risk head-on at Gallagher’s global brokerage team. Join a family of diverse minds, united by a relentless pursuit of excellence.

As part of our team, you’ll be the architect of protection, safeguarding businesses and empowering their ambitions. Together, we’ll build a legacy of trust and triumph in the dynamic world of risk management.

We believe that every candidate brings something special to the table, including you! So, even if you feel that you’re close but not an exact match, we encourage you to apply.


You’ll join our Personal Lines UK Retail team that focuses on developing new customers and driving growth on a face-to-face advisory basis.  Our UK Retail teams provide Insurance and Risk Management services to over 1m customers.  You’ll join a team with over 60 offices and 3,500 staff in the UK and Ireland.

During our 2 year tailored development programme, we’ll work with you on all aspects of understanding Insurance and Risk, enabling you to fast-track into a Business Development Executive role at the end of the programme. During your time on the programme, you’ll be fully supported, coached and trained. We’ll also fully fund your path to achieving the CII Professional Qualification.

Our target customer is very broad so you’ll find a lot of variety working with us!  We also have many specialisms from Life Sciences through to Public Sector organisations so, you’ll have the opportunity as your career develops work in one of our many specialist areas.

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 45,000 strong, serving our clients with customised solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

From the start of the programme you’ll be working with our teams that are responsible for driving new business.  As part of the Business Development team you’ll be actively engaged in identifying and developing prospects, managing the sales cycle,  attending client and prospect meetings, building relationships, analysing data and working on propositions to provide the best possible insurance and risk advice for potential new customers.

During the programme you’ll spend time with a number of teams to help build your knowledge across a broad spectrum of the aspects of insurance broking. This role is hands-on and working closely with your mentor, you’ll be learning and making a real difference very early in your career. 

This is a great opportunity for individuals that enjoy building relationships, are driven to achieve goals, enjoy being part of an inclusive and empowered team and have a keen interest to understand a broad spectrum of industries and business risks.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Learn how to build and manage a Prospect pipeline
  • Understand and use all marketing routes to generate successful sales meetings with prospects
  • Use our Client relationship Management (CRM) systems and other data systems
  • Meet with prospects to develop relationships to help grow the business
  • Build and present tailored, structured insurance solutions for prospects with the aim of converting them to a new client.
  • Manage your own workload and make sure tasks are completed within set timelines
  • Undertake your Professional Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) qualifications

About you

  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent with Grade A to C (4-9) in English and Maths.
  • Keen to make a difference and forge a career
  • Able to demonstrate great interpersonal skills
  • A real desire to develop a career in a face to face advisory business development environment
  • Interested and passionate about actively listening, asking questions to gain better understanding and creating solutions
  • Accurate and have an eye for detail
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc?)
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Full UK Driving Licence required when you roll off Futures

Compensation and benefits

On top of a competitive salary, great teams and exciting career opportunities, we also offer a wide range of benefits. Below are the minimum core benefits you’ll get, depending on your job level these benefits may improve:

  • Minimum of 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and the option to ‘buy’ 5 more days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme, which Gallagher will also contribute to
  • Life insurance, which will pay 4x your basic annual salary, which you can top-up to 10x
  • Income protection, we’ll cover up to 50% of your annual income, with options to top up
  • Health cash plan or Private medical insurance

Other benefits include

  • Three fully paid volunteering days per year
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan, offering company shares at a discount
  • Share incentive plan, HMRC approved, tax effective, stock purchase plan
  • Critical illness cover
  • Discounted gym membership, with over 3,000 gyms nationally
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to a discounted voucher portal to save money on your weekly shop or next big purchase
  • Emergency back-up family care
  • And many more?

We value inclusion and diversity

Inclusion and diversity (I&D) is a core part of our business, and it’s embedded into the fabric of our organisation. For more than 95 years, Gallagher has led with a commitment to sustainability and to support the communities where we live and work.

Gallagher embraces our employees’ diverse identities, experiences and talents, allowing us to better serve our clients and communities. We see inclusion as a conscious commitment and diversity as a vital strength. By embracing diversity in all its forms, we live out The Gallagher Way to its fullest.

Gallagher is Disability Confident Committed. We have pledged to make sure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible, in addition to supporting our existing employees with any long-term health conditions or disabilities.

We understand that applicants may have disabilities, if you do, you may find some parts of the recruitment process more challenging than others. Don’t worry, we’re here to help, however, we can only do this if you let us know.

Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. We are committed to diversity and opportunity for all and are opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any form of discrimination by its managers, employees, vendors or customers based on race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy status), sexual orientation, gender identity (which includes transgender and other gender non-conforming individuals), gender expression, hair expression, marital status, parental status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected (herein referred to as “protected characteristics”) by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified person with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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