Graduate (or equivalent) - Commercial Management

Competitive Salary

BGL Group

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Graduate (or equivalent) – Commercial Management

Are you keen to learn exciting new things in the insurance industry through hands on experience?

Are you looking to gain amazing commercial experience in a prominent financial services business?

If you have answered “yes” to the above then our BGL Insurance Emerging Leaders Commercial Management Programme will be available to ambitious individuals that meet our selection criteria.

Your journey with BGL Insurance will start with a unique 2-3 year programme giving you an opportunity to take on real business responsibilities within your placements. During your final year you will become part of a new project or initiative whilst also gaining an Insurance Professional (CII) Level 4 apprenticeship qualification. You will rotate on either 6 or 8-month placements across specialised departments with regular reviews to discuss your individual development and longer-term career plans.


During your programme you will learn to demonstrate an understanding of:

  • BGL Insurance and its place within the insurance market and the available products and services
  • BGL Insurance’s strategy and how each placement area contributes to our commercial success
  • Financial Services Legal and Regulatory framework and BGL Insurance procedures and policies to ensure compliance
  • The impact of change within BGL Insurance and the insurance market and how it effects the role and wider business objectives
  • The importance of being proactive in developing the relationships and networks required, achieving business objectives and ensuring that customers and colleagues needs are met
  • A clear understanding of the processes and procedures relevant to the technical requirements of each placement and the impact on the wider organisation and industry


What we're looking for

Ambition. Creativity. Authenticity. Being United…….

These are our core BGL Insurance values which means we are searching for more than just a degree, we are also looking for you to have:

  • Solid GCSE grades
  • Minimum of 2 A Levels
  • Degree or Degree equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The drive to excel

We want successful candidates to start with us in September 2022.



Why Choose Us?

BGL Insurance is a leading digital distributor of insurance to more than three million customers, BGL Insurance provides a range of motor, home and life insurance products in partnership with several of the best-known brands in UK financial services and through own brands Budget Insurance, Dial Direct and Beagle Street, all supported by state-of-the-art, award winning, contact centres and market leading digital platforms.


With almost 2,000 colleagues across three sites in Peterborough, Sunderland and Wakefield, BGL Insurance uses its passion, scale and expertise for the benefit of its customers, offering unrivalled value, ease and confidence.


Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. Inclusive by instinct, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and stand firmly against discrimination of any kind. 


Flexible, hybrid working

BGL Insurance has a hybrid approach to working. For most colleagues, this means being in the office two or three days a week and the rest of the time working from wherever’s best for them and their team.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate they have the right to work in the UK for the full duration of the programme which is up to 3 years. 


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