Publisert: 18.01.24

If Traineeprogram 2024

Are you ready to kickstart your career and unlock your full potential? If you’re a passionate and motivated graduate eager to learn and grow, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

In our Nordic Trainee program, you will gain hands-on experience, work together with professionals, and contribute to engaging projects that make a real and meaningful impact. We believe in fostering a supportive environment where team members help each other succeed. Bring your problem-solving skills and analytical mindset to shape the future of products and processes at If!

We offer interesting and inspiring work in a Nordic setting. The program consists of theoretical and practical seminars tailored to your individual development plan, facilitating a deep understanding of our various business units and your future opportunities in our company. After the one-year program, you will move into a permanent position at If.

We are looking for mathematics and statistics enthusiasts, technical engineers, aspiring economists, and law graduates to join our trainee program, and this Autumn you can chose between three different specializations: Analyst & Actuary, Underwriting and Claims & Risk Management (please choose a first and second priority when applying):

Analyst & Actuary

As an Analyst & Actuary trainee, you will use your mathematical and business skills in pragmatically solving complex challenges within understanding our customer interactions, pricing strategies and more. Together, we aim to strengthen our analytical and actuarial competence to create the best insurance solutions and experiences for our customers.

To succeed and thrive in the role as an analyst & actuary Trainee, you must have a genuine passion for analytics, programming, and data processing. You will get the opportunity to explore the latest tools and methods, in a supportive and collaborative environment.

The ideal candidate holds a master's degree within mathematics, statistics, or an equivalent field, and will graduate this summer/have recently graduated. Additional training in insurance mathematics or experience in analytical work is advantageous.


As an underwriter trainee, you’ll use a structured toolbox to give If’s largest and most complex clients tailored insurance solutions to safeguarding their most important assets. You will combine analytical skills with business mindedness to analyze potential risks (legal, fire, flooding, accident etc.) and set prices to comprehensively cover these risks in each unique case.

When finalizing the trainee program and starting your career as an Underwriter, you will have your own client portfolio and underwriting mandate and will be involved in various aspects concerning your clients, including sales activities, client and broker meetings and price negotiations.

To succeed and thrive in the role as an Underwriter you must be an excellent communicator, find assessing potential risk compelling and enjoy meaningful interactions with people and clients.

The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree in engineering, economy, or law, and will graduate this summer/have recently graduated.

Risk Management & Claims

As a Risk Management and Claims trainee, you will work in close cooperation with experienced claims advisors and risk engineers focusing on supporting our clients on property and business interruption risk, as well as addressing risks related to construction projects.

To succeed and thrive in this program, you should be interested in the field of risk and hazard identification and loss prevention. In the best of worlds, large losses due to fire or machinery breakdown never occur, but they do, and that is why risk management, loss prevention and mitigation are so important.

The ideal candidate holds a master's degree in law, engineering, or related field, e.g., electrical, construction, fire, chemical or machinery, and will graduate this summer/have recently graduated. You might even have work experience from the area, e.g., as a trainee or intern in the insurance or consulting industry.

About the team
You will be a part of a Nordic trainee group, consisting of newly (or recent) graduates from different countries and educational backgrounds. Importantly, you will actively engage with various business units at if including senior professionals, seamlessly becoming a part of their teams, and contributing to collective goals. From the very start you will get the opportunity to take ownership of your own deliveries and build a strong network.

Who are you?
We seek individuals driven by inner motivation and genuine curiosity. You are self-motivated, with a proactive attitude and enjoy working both independently and with others in an international environment.

You also have:

  • A MSc. degree relevant for the trainee area you are applying for, with good results. You will graduate this summer, or you have recently graduated
  • Extracurricular activity will be considered and advantage (e.g., part time work experience, studied abroad, student activity)
  • Can communicate in Norwegian and English  

Additional facts and recruitment process   

Application deadline: 18th of February. You will hear from us after the application deadline.

To apply for the position: Please attach your CV and university grades, including both bachelor grades and preliminary grades from your MSc. degree). You will not need to write any job application letter. You will, however, be asked to write a short text about your motivation for applying in our application system.

Work location: The main location will be in Oslo (Vækerø). 

Travelling: Some travel is expected during the year to our Nordic offices. 

Employment conditions: Permanent employment, starting with a one-year Trainee program. Equivalent paid as a junior specialist.

Start of the program: Mid-August 2024

For more information you are welcome to contact: 

We look forward to your application!

We use Semac to background check final candidates. In addition to references, candidates can also be checked via the internet and social media, to the extent it is allowed by local legislation.

Om If Skadeforsikring

We’re If. Our purpose is to give people confidence today to shape their tomorrow.

To make this possible, trust is our backbone. We stay ahead and challenge ourselves to grow. And we always put our hearts into it – because it takes more than bright minds to make brilliant things.

We’re a team of 7,900 dedicated professionals at the leading Nordic-Baltic insurance company. But most importantly, we are protectors of people, enablers of companies and encouragers of dreams. With our joint force of expertise and engagement we always stand by our customers’ side. Giving them the security and the confidence to be curious, explore new worlds, start new businesses and live their lives. Come and join us!

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