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TAL Australia

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  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Business Graduate - Individual Life

Sydney, Melbourne, Must spend at least two days per week in the office (pending restrictions lifting)
Applications for TAL's Graduate program are open! Kick start your career with Australia's leading life insurer.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
1
Start Date
7 Feb 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
16 Sep 2021
Applications Close
8 Oct 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

See details

Working rights

Australia

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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As a Business Graduate

The Individual Life teams are led by Chief Commercial Officer, Tim Thorne, and covers core functions such as sales, marketing, product design, underwriting and channel distribution. The teams work across various distribution channels serving the customers of Direct and Retail.

Together, the teams play a significant role in delivering TAL's values and partner with our customers to ensure that the choices, options and freedoms that matter to them are protected.

You will join our Individual Life teams, which are committed towards providing insurance that meets the needs of everyday Australians while ensuring that we continue to be there for our customers and partners when they need us most.

It's an exciting time to join – Individual Life is working on significant projects that will shape the future of work; your passion for the future of the industry will lend well to these opportunities. This includes, though is not limited to regulatory change, product design, operations, sales and education.

Throughout the two-year program, you will have flexible rotations in our teams, in addition to one area outside your discipline. Rotations include the opportunity to work in one of our Sales channels, Marketing, Product Design and Operations.  We will work closely with you to tailor your rotations to your preferred business units while ensuring you are given a well-rounded background of the business.

As part of your role, you will have regular contact with: Sales, Partnerships, Product, Marketing and Business Unit Heads. Externally, your role may work with key external partners such as Licensees and Marketing partners.

About the opportunity

We're looking for future leaders who want to bring their passion and skills to a business that makes a real difference to the lives of Australians. At TAL, there's no limit to where your career can go. We're excited to have opportunities available for Business Graduates to join us in 2022. These highly sought-after positions will work alongside industry thought leaders with support from dedicated sponsors, buddies and career managers.

We invest heavily in your development.

The TAL graduate program has been designed to challenge our graduates by immersing them in our business teams as well as offering experience in other areas of our business. Throughout the two-year program you will receive:

  • Flexible rotations across 4 different teams, including one area outside your selected discipline
  • Ongoing professional development support and study days
  • An award-winning formal graduate development program
  • Exposure to mentors and buddy programs to support your development
  • Networking opportunities with senior leaders
  • 'Meet our Customer' days
  • Bespoke career advice and pathway support
  • We're selective for a very good reason 

When it comes to choosing graduates for our program, we're highly selective. That's because we see it as a chance to find the future leaders of our business. We're looking for graduates who have:

  • a strong academic track record (distinction average or above) in a discipline such as Commerce, Business, Economics, Arts
  • a strong desire to work in the life insurance industry
  • a well-rounded background with experience across the community and/or extra-curricular activities
  • effective communication skills
  • a curious mind and a willingness to learn
  • an interest in a role that not only embraces analytical skills but is also customer-focused
  • leadership qualities developed through university, work experience and/or extracurricular activities
  • initiative and drive, and work well both individually and in a team environment
  • completed or are due to complete undergraduate or post-graduate studies by the end of 2021, and
  • a desire to help Australians make the most of their life.

The TAL Graduate Program will show you the difference you can make to our business and the lives of millions of Australians.

How to apply: 

Please submit your application via our Careers portal including the following documents:

  • Resume and Cover letter
  • Current academic transcript

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
Event Management
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
Australia
New Zealand

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  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long

  • Graduate stories
Leading a balanced and full lifestyle will put you in the best condition to succeed, as you don’t want to burn out too quickly.

Georgia Hondros

  • Graduate stories
Leading a balanced and full lifestyle will put you in the best condition to succeed, as you don’t want to burn out too quickly.

Georgia Hondros

  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long

  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long