Technology Risk Apprenticeship with Hargreaves Lansdown.

Hargreaves Lansdown Bristol

From a spare bedroom start-up, to a successful FTSE100 organisation, Hargreaves Lansdown is one of Bristol's biggest success stories. Whilst we're traditionally known as a Financial Services organisation, it's IT and Digital that underpins the products and services that are now used by over 1 million clients. Our Technology Risk apprenticeship scheme offers you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills whilst working towards a BSc (Hons) degree in Digital and Technology Solutions. Throughout your apprenticeship you will receive continuous guidance from your manager as well as the...

Apprenticeships > Level 6 (Degree) Apprenticeship Financial Services

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  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Financial Services
  • Opportunity Type
  • Employer
    Hargreaves Lansdown

Description of Opportunity

HL is a fast-paced environment, there is plenty to do, and no two days will be the same. We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated apprentice to help us identify, monitor and report on HL's ability to manage risks with a clear focus on great client outcomes and sustainable growth; ensuring that people within HL are well informed, particularly during times of change, and engaged in their work and with HL.

This is a highly varied and interesting role which will require an empathetic and intelligent people-focused approach, to influence and effect real change.


Our aim is to equip you with the skills and experiences you'll need to become a leading risk professional. As an apprentice you’ll learn how risk is managed in a large organisation, and gain hands on experience in a wide range of areas, from technology, cyber, data and enterprise risk to operational risk and compliance. During the apprenticeship you can look forward to:

  • Helping us to shape the policies around how much risk we wish to take right across the organisation
  • Building your understanding of how to identify, analyse and report on risk
  • Delving into the world of technology and cyber risk
  • Supporting on change and innovation projects
  • Building excellent business partnering and stakeholder management skills
  • Developing the confidence and influencing skills to raise ideas and challenge the status quo
  • Working towards a professional qualification


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 1 day additional Christmas closure time
  • Pension scheme - up to 19% contribution
  • Flexible working options available
  • Enhanced parental leave benefits
  • Variety of travel to work schemes, including season ticket loans and cycle to work
  • Bike storage and shower facilities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Annual events, activities and sports groups
  • Smart casual dress policy and dress down Fridays


To apply, you'll need to submit a CV and covering letter with your answers to the following questions:

  • What interests you about the role you have applied for? (300 words or less)
  • Why do you want to work at Hargreaves Lansdown? (300 words or less)

For more information about this vacancy please contact BPP Professional Apprenticeships on 0203 131 5165 (Ref ID: 157366)

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Able to use Microsoft Office tools Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) to include Maths & English Language, at grade C/4 or above
  • 104 UCAS points (or equivalent)

As a Digital Technology Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Digital Technology Solutions Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you will achieve the BSc (Hons) in Digital and Technology Solutions.

The completion of the qualification will take place in the workplace via an online platform with tutor support.

  • Collaborates with others to achieve results
  • Shows resilience and perseveres
  • Engages with others
  • Fosters innovation and drives improvement
  • Takes ownership and shows an eagerness to learn

Potential to move into a more senior role upon completion of apprenticeship.

Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s). BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and wellbeing. Please contact us at if you have any queries or would like more.

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