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"The Aon difference is in our DNA - it is our unique team of colleagues who listen harder, combine strengths, bring innovation, can do attitudes and take pride to deliver distinctive and long-term value and empower results on behalf of our clients every day. Our colleagues are our most valuable investment, the cornerstone of the company and our foundation for long-term growth. It’s our desire is to be the destination of choice for the best young talent by ensuring that diversity in our people is visible, valued and sustained. We encourage and reward innovative and inspired thinkers. We hope you'll consider being part of the Aon journey. It's a great time to be here."

Aon South Africa CEO and Chairman of Aon Sub-Saharan Africa, Anton Roux

Shared values

Aon employees have a number of characteristics in common and subscribe to our core values of:

  • Integrity
  • Client-centricity
  • Teamwork
  • Embracing change
  • Maximizing individual potential
  • Respect for diversity
  • A positive attitude

Are you a graduate looking for a rewarding career in the risk management sector?
Every two years, Aon provides 15 graduates with an opportunity to join our company. During this time, our graduates undergo rigorous training and mentorship in acquiring business skills and knowledge, as well as experience in the demanding insurance sector. This two-year contract provides graduates with a focused and rewarding learning environment where they grow and develop the much needed skills for our industry.

If you are committed to making your mark in the insurance sector, then Aon is the best company to provide you with the tools you need to succeed in a dynamic industry. But don’t just take our word for it – here’s what some of our recent graduates have to say about their experiences at Aon.
“Aon supports employees with ongoing development, enabling us to experience many different roles within the risk management environment, as well as in different regions. There are so many opportunities and exciting challenges within the company, making for a rewarding career. Sydwell Ledwaba, Trainee Claims Technician, Aon South Africa

The Aon Graduate experience has enhanced my professionalism within the risk management/insurance industry tremendously. From the very first day of induction, you immediately feel the global culture of the organisation – it’s a thrill knowing that you part of a world-class, leading global brokerage. My managers have instilled so much confidence in me by giving me support and continuously broadening my responsibilities. Aon provides a highly competitive environment that nurtures, motivates and rewards young talent. I rate the Aon experience second to none! Velani Kona, Graduate trainee, Aon South Africa

Next Graduate Programme

Commences January 2014 to December 2015

Do you qualify to be part our graduate programme?

You will need:

  • A Completed B Com – Risk and Insurance Degree
  • Mature and professional demeanor
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to work in teams and cultivate relationships
  • The ability to work independently
  • Adaptability and learning agility
  • Positive attitude
  • Results-orientation
  • Strong PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Application deadline is 30 September 2013
Should you not get a response within 2 weeks from the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

E-mail your CV, Motivational letter and proof of academic results to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Aon South Africa Bursaries 2014

Aon  South  Africa  is  a  leading  provider  of  risk management services, insurance  and  reinsurance   brokerage,  human  capital  and  management consulting, and speciality insurance underwriting. The company employs more than 1200 professionals in its 15 offices in South Africa and employs over 2000 people on the African continent.  Aon South Africa is offering Bursary opportunities to South African students who are excelling in their academic fields and would like to further their studies to kick start a career in the Insurance Industry.

Requirements: 3rd year Bcom Risk & Insurance with honours in 2015

Bursary Offer: The Bursary covers the following expenses: Tuition fees, book fees, residence fees, meals, books and a monthly allowance.

Location: Sandton, Cape Town, Durban, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth

Application deadline is 30 September 2013
Should you not get a response within 2 weeks from the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

E-mail your CV, Motivational letter and proof of academic results to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For more information please contact Molatela Lekganyane on (011) 944-7706.

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