Hiscox Bermuda launches 2011 graduate scheme

Hamilton, Bermuda (25 April, 2011) – Specialist insurer Hiscox has launched its 2011 graduate scheme for Bermudian graduates. With the application process now underway, Hiscox is searching for two Bermudians who graduated in either 2009 or 2010, or will be graduating this summer.

This year Hiscox Bermuda is specifically looking to appoint an underwriting trainee and an operations trainee, with successful applicants spending the majority of the two year programme within the UK. Operated on a rotational basis, the scheme allows graduates to work in different areas of the Hiscox business in the UK, US and Europe before returning to progress their careers in Hiscox’s Bermuda office.

Christina Herzog, Hiscox Bermuda’s HR Manager, comments: “This is the second year that we are recruiting Bermudian graduates to our graduate scheme. This year, as well as looking for an underwriting trainee, we would like to bring on an operations trainee in recognition of the long term growth plans of our business here in Bermuda.”

“We would be delighted to hear from graduates who have the necessary academic and personal qualities, as well as a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the (re)insurance sector. In return we can offer a high quality graduate scheme and real career progression.”

Graduates interested in applying should have a grade point average of 3.2 or above (out of 4.0) for US/Canadian degrees, or 2:1 for UK degrees, possess excellent interpersonal skills, have the comfort and ability to negotiate, and be confident working with numbers.

Anyone interested in applying or learning more about this programme is encouraged to contact Christina at [email protected]. Applications should include a CV together with a cover letter detailing what qualifies the applicant to enter the scheme. The application period runs to 30 May 2011.

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For further information please contact:

Hiscox Bermuda

Christina Herzog, HR Manager,
Hiscox Bermuda
278-8363 [email protected]

Paper Plane Communications

Sebastian St.John-Clarke +44 (0)8456521937 [email protected]

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About Hiscox

Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). There are three main underwriting parts of the Group - Hiscox London Market, Hiscox UK and Europe and Hiscox International. Hiscox London Market underwrites internationally traded business in the London Market - generally large or complex business which needs to be shared with other insurers or needs the international licences of Lloyd's. Hiscox UK and Hiscox Europe offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as high net worth individuals. Hiscox International includes operations in Bermuda, Guernsey and USA.

For further information, visit www.hiscox.com

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