We provide oversight to the management of all risk types across the Schroders Group. As a global asset manager there is significant focus on the investment risk in client portfolios driven from changes in market risk, credit risks, foreign exchange, interest rates, geopolitical and economic uncertainty.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9am - 5am

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The team have a strong focus on managing the operational risks that arise from managing such a large amount of client assets and the Group Risk team reduces potential financial, regulatory and reputational impacts by creating frameworks, developing policies and working with the business areas to deploy these frameworks and provide challenge and oversight to how the businesses are managing these risks.

Some of the day to day tasks may include: 

  • Reviewing business areas' risk information, including operational risk events and Risk and Control Assessments;
  • Analysing risk data captured in the Archer operational risk system
  • Preparation of risk management reporting for senior committees and forums across credit, market, investment and operational risk
  • Producing/reviewing risk metrics to ensure we are operating within risk appetite
  • Analysing data provided by business areas and systems including the Investment platform Aladdin, to confirm it is accurate and appropriate for using in our risk reporting
  • Supporting various risk projects in response to changing regulatory requirements and in response to new business needs.

The training you will be getting

As an apprentice you'll be involved with all the everyday tasks of your team from day one.

You'll be part of one of the most successful and well-known brands in the Asset Management industry with opportunities to develop and progress your career during your time here.

In addition to the accredited qualification, you'll study towards a Level  3 Compliance and Risk Officer qualification. Some of the other training and development opportunities offered over the programme include:

  • An introduction to The City - build your awareness of the Asset Management Industry
  • Time management
  • Interview skills
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Effective business writinResilience training
  • Presentation skills
  • Lunch & learns led by senior members of staff giving you the opportunity to build your network and learn more about our business areas
  • Industry-led Insight events with Investment 20/20

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you've completed your qualification over the two year programme, you'll move in to a permanent position within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A* - C or 9-4) Essential
AS Level or equivalent A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade No minimum) Essential

About the employer

Schroders is a global investment manager which helps institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to our clients through active management. By serving clients, we serve wider society. Channeling capital into sustainable and durable businesses accelerates positive change in the world. Funding the future is a privilege: we use it wisely and responsibly. We employ over 5700 talented people worldwide operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Compliance and risk officer

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 May 2024