A big step for you, a huge step for the financial security of millions
We’re looking for bright and curious graduates and undergraduates seeking a career in investment consulting and strategy. As a Redington grad, you’ll play a role in helping us deliver investment advice to the largest pension schemes, wealth managers and other institutional investors in the UK and Europe.
As a graduate at Redington, you’ll be given the responsibility, autonomy and training you need to shine from day one. The programme starts with an intensive induction process aiming to get you up to speed with who we are, what we do and the tools and the systems we use.
To support your development you will also be assigned a personal buddy who’ll provide you with guidance and answer any questions.
Finally, you’ll be introduced to your client’s teams, where you’ll work alongside experienced professionals to contribute to client solutions.
Our Graduate Programme
We recruit graduates and interns into the following areas:
Working collaboratively with your team, you’ll help to deliver investment advice to your clients that meet their objectives while remaining within their constraints. Your challenge is to translate complex concepts into succinct solutions.
Fund managers invest our client’s money. We make sure we pick the best managers to help reach the client’s goals. You look at the universe of managers and analyse, interview and report which ones can be trusted to deliver those goals.
Asset & Liability Management (ALM)
Love numbers? Here you’ll work out the best way to achieve each of our client’s objectives. With endless solutions, the choice is down to you. Using our in-house software and sophisticated analytics you’ll help us build the best investment strategies for clients.
Who can apply?
To be considered for our Consulting and Fund Research graduate positions, you need to have completed an undergraduate degree. For our Asset Liability Management scheme, you will need a background in a STEM subject and have strong maths ability.
Hear from our grads
Joining Redington as a new graduate is a great experience as you’re settled into the firm with a range of graduate training content and presentations from people all across the company.
The work environment is stimulating Everyone’s perspective is valued, and you are always encouraged to express your ideas and give your contribution. I really enjoy the variety of client projects and the new things I learn everytime I work on a different task.
At Redington, you are constantly encouraged to grow both your technical and knowledge set and also as a professional. Everyone at the office is happy to offer their support to help you develop which makes it such an enjoyable experience.
I joined Redington before everyone started working from home. I am really enjoying my time and have received loads of support from my colleagues both in work and in life.
I joined Redington as a graduate and time has flown by. It has been a great environment to learn and grow as a professional, being surrounded by like-minded people who believe in the same culture and values.
I joined Redington as a graduate after a great experience as an intern in the ALM team. Over the last year, I’ve found Redington to be a place where you are encouraged to grow, both personally and professionally. You gain exposure to a wide variety of clients, allowing you to build your technical skills and knowledge of the pensions and investments industries. Redington provides a really supportive environment for you start your career.
Our Application Process
Interested in joining our graduate programme? Great! You can apply through our online portal.
Our application process is split into four stages. As you progress through each stage, our People team will be in touch to explain the next step.
Applications for the 2022 Graduate Programme open on 6th September 2021 and close on 31st October 2021, so we highly encourage graduates to apply early!
Stage one - Online application
You will need to answer three questions. Take a little time to research your answers. You’ll then be invited onto our assessment platform to complete a psychometric test.
You can find more information about psychometric tests on our FAQ page.
Stage two - Video interview
You’ll be asked some questions about our industry and business. We want to get to know you better and understand how you communicate.
If you’re applying for a ALM role you’ll be asked some maths and statistic questions too!
Stage three - Assessment Centre
If you’re applying to the Investment Consulting and Fund Research roles you’ll be invited to a half-day group session, which may be virtual given the current circumstances.
For ALM roles, you’ll have a more focused interview looking at your quantitative skills and competencies.
Stage four - Final interview
You will meet with team leads from across the business for speed interviews. Essentially three 20 minute interviews in a row.
Benefits and rewards
Pay is competitive and strong performance is rewarded with career and salary progression.
Learning and development
Redington encourages a culture of continuous learning and development.
Once you have settled into your role with us, you are given the option to begin studying towards industry recognised professional qualifications. The two typical exams paths our colleagues follow are; Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) or Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (FoA).
Health and wellbeing
As a graduate, you would have access to a number of health and wellbeing benefits including:
- Private medical healthcare
- Dental care
- Gym subsidy
- and much more.
It’s not all work at Redington and as a graduate, you will have you have the opportunity to take part in a number of online, and in-person social activities.
Generous pension and saving
7% Employer contribution to Pension with 2% matching option to your pension or an ISA
Casual dress code
We aren’t hung up on formality, so unless the occasion requires it you can leave the suit and tie at home.
Once you’ve joined Redington, you’ll be assigned a mentor. They’re there for you to ask questions that you may not want to ask your manager or they can be someone to help you network with others in the office. They can really help you with anything you need and provide good feedback when requested.
Got a question?
Graduate Q&A with Bright Network (25 mins)
Together with Bright Network we held our first graduate Q&A live on Instagram.
Watch the replay as our current grads answered questions about being a grad at Redington, the application process, company culture, and more.
Explore our FAQs to learn answers to your questions.