Retirement & Investment

Aon's Retirement & Investment (R&I) solutions business is the global leader in human resource consulting and outsourcing solutions. For us, clients are key and the expertise of our people is second to none. We provide clients with distinctive value through an industry-leading portfolio of products and services in actuarial, investment, general consulting and pension’s administration. We align to a Global structure and work to develop methodology, practices and services to exceed our Client’s needs.

In Ireland the Retirement and Investment solution line has over 150 colleagues based across two offices in Dublin and Cork.

Take control of your future

The R&I Graduate Programme commences During Summer 2020.

The programme has been designed to identify and support the development of future colleagues best equipped to make an impact in our business. As such, we are looking for talent who can demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm, drive and potential for building a lasting career at Aon.

You will spend your first 3 days in London participating in our company induction and also having the opportunity to meet the larger cohort of EMEA Aon Graduates.

Impress us, and you will have the opportunity to work with a number of our key business leaders across our distinctive practice groups in the areas of Insurance, Finance, Compliance and Risk Consulting. This will expose you to all aspects of our Risk, Consulting and Captives Operation through on-the-job learning opportunities and participation in European captive projects.

Learning & Development

During the Programme and your career with Aon, you will be expected to obtain a professional qualification, in your relevant area (Finance / Actuarial / Investment) or at a level that is appropriate and relevant to your position. Increasingly, our clients and regulatory authorities are demanding evidence of individual competence to deliver professional service and advice. The most reliable and consistent message we can send is that our employees hold, or are studying towards, an industry-recognised professional qualification.

Your learning and development will be fast-paced and hands-on. In addition to technical training and in-role learning, your development will be further enhanced through participation on our UK-based Graduate Signature Programme and EMEA-wide business sponsored projects.

About the role

You will gain exposure to a wide range of services, covering our diverse and ever-growing portfolio. As part of a small team, you will gain excellent exposure to our Scheme Actuaries / Investment Consultancy, allowing you to expand and improve your experience. We look to offer you as much experience as you can handle. Below is a more specific breakdown of the roles, according to whether you are applying to Actuarial or Investment strands:

Actuary Investment
  • Preparation of regular actuarial valuations and testing the results under various scenarios
  • Carrying out complex data work to a high standard
  • Working closely with Scheme Actuaries to provide support to service our client portfolio
  • Building trustworthy relationships with our Clients – tailoring our services to meet their requirements
  • Carrying out accounting work on pension schemes to assist in the financial management of these schemes
  • Preparation of actuarial funding certificates and funding proposals as required under the Pensions Act
  • Work as part of a team, creating and enhancing regular client investment performance reports and supporting materials on a timely basis
  • Be involved with modelling and design of bespoke investment strategies for clients.
  • Under-take fund performance and manager research analysis for the team
  • Efficiently manage deadlines and exhibit the ability to work independently for routine client projects.
  • Coordinate project work and timely delivery of advice to the client or lead consultant for review, including preparation of reports for client meetings.
About You

You are:

  • Ambitious, driven and eager to make an immediate impact in the organisation
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective in managing your own time
  • Able to combine numeracy and analytical abilities with customer service skills
  • Someone who actively participates in meetings and discussion
  • Confident to ask questions and not just accept the status quo
  • What you can expect from us:
  • Achieved (or be on track to achieve) at least a 2:1 result in your Degree or Masters in within an international insurance and / or Risk finance-related discipline.
What’s in it for me?

As a market leader in all our businesses, we are able to offer our graduates a highly attractive rewards package. In addition to a competitive salary and outstanding development prospects you will benefit from:

  • Pension
  • Travel to London (as part of your Launch Development Programme)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Commuter discount tickets
  • Opportunity to work with talented, motivated colleagues that will support your career growth
  • City-centre location
  • Chance to work with great technology in a high profile area of the industry, helping to bring game changing analytics to the market
  • Active social club
  • Permanent contract
How to apply

Aon Ireland is now accepting applications for its 2020 Early Careers Programme. To apply, please click on the links below and complete the short application, attach your CV and send any relevant supporting documents to The closing date is 30th November 2019.


Aon is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals are selected on the basis of their abilities and merits to perform the tasks required. Our policy is to be fair and consistent in all aspects of our business. We recognise respect and value differences and diversity. We embrace equality as part of our normal way of doing things because we believe that it is the right thing to do for our people, our clients and our success.

All applications received will be dealt with confidentially and subject to the company recruitment and selection processes.