Loving your career is how it should be

At Sun Life, you can be your most brilliant self. Our supportive, flexible, and inclusive work environment is one where you - and your career - can thrive. To be empowered to do your best, your wellbeing needs to come first.


We offer benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive.

  • Annual salary review

    Salaries are reviewed annually to ensure that we offer market-competitive pay.

  • Bonus scheme

    This plan rewards employees for both Company and individual performance during a calendar year.

  • Share options scheme

    Sun Life offers employees the opportunity to invest in our approved share purchase scheme.

  • Pension scheme

    Competitive company contribution.

  • Health insurance

    We provide full private health insurance.

  • Life assurance

    Each employee is covered on commencement of employment.

  • Disability insurance

    The Company offers a Long-Term Disability Benefits Plan.

  • Flexible working

    We are committed to enhancing the work/life balance of our staff, we do this by offering flexibility in working hours through many of our business units.

  • Annual leave

    Our annual leave increases with recognition of your service.

  • Education scheme

    We are committed to supporting the continuous development of our staff.

  • Professional membership fees

    Sun Life covers a professional membership fee for employees.

  • Sports and social

    A great way for our various teams in the organisation to get together once in a while!

  • Reward and recognition

    This programme ensures that our employees are recognised company-wide for their efforts.

  • Fitness reimbursement

    Sun Life reimburses for Gym or Club membership to a specific value per calendar year.

  • Sabbatical Leave Programme

    This gives employees the opportunity to take extended time away from work to relax and rejuvenate.


At Sun Life we have a continued focus on our employees well-being, we have a dedicated wellness program which operates both on and off-site events on a regular basis. These events allow for us to work with external vendors to provide ease of access to well-being Services, for example the flu jab, sports massage and heart checks.

We aim to support and educate our employees through various presentations from our external partners with a recent focus on positive mental health in the workplace. We provided informative and thought-provoking sessions on cognitive behavioural therapies and tips on how to manage your nutrition to aid your mental health. We also take part in global programs such as our Teams for Health program which allows employees who are participating in health-related charitable events to be sponsored by the Company.

Our employee well-being is a priority for us at Sun Life for both our employees and the communities in which we live and work.

Learning and development

We are fully committed to developing our employees to their fullest potential, learning is considered a cornerstone of our success at Sun Life. We work extensively with all our colleagues to understand their training needs and we are proud to provide excellent internal and external training and career development opportunities to meet those needs. We have partnered with many industry leading organisations who provide an extensive range of courses and accreditations related to our business and industry.

We have developed a close relationship with South-East Technological University (SETU), where employees can avail of numerous courses. Sun Life provides generous financial support and flexible working arrangements for employees who enroll in these courses. 

Sun Life Ireland also sponsors two prizes for undergraduate IT programs known as the "Sun Life Innovation Award" and the "Sun Life Enterprise Award." As the biggest IT employer in the South-East, it is crucial to develop and maintain a relationship with talented graduates and provide them with local employment opportunities. We have also created “Horizon,” a programme that works with women in I.T. courses and provides them with additional industry relevant training and mentoring.

Sun Life Ireland was recognised by the Irish Institute of Training & Development for our commitment to training our employees in areas they have interest in.