UK General Insurance Project Manager

UK General Insurance Project Manager

UK General Insurance Project Manager

Job Overview

Norwich, England
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
Date Posted
2 months ago
William Dragusin
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Job Description

  • We are recruiting for a UKGI Project Manager to The UKGI team within the iFRS17 GI programme.

    The UKGI Project Manager will be responsible for handling the day-to-day delivery management of the project, including status reporting, risk & issue management, resourcing, dependency management, critical issues, and engagement with internal and external partners.

    This is a fixed term contract for a minimum of 10 months.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Reporting to the Market Lead in UKGI.

    • Define the detailed Project Plan for the Accounting workstreams in UK&I GI.

    • Work closely with the IFRS17 programme workstreams to deliver IFRS17 including close working relationship and support for Canada.

    • Develop detailed IFRS17 contingency plans and appropriate monitoring mechanisms in response to key delivery risks.

    • Define, support, recommend and implement any correction activity should unexpected factors influence the initiatives.

    • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.

    • Drive and support ongoing compliance to the Aviva Change Management Business Standard (CMBS) across the project lifecycle.

    • Manage and track budget, provide an ongoing challenge around scope and submit changes to the quarterly budget review and authorisation process.

    • Identify and manage interdependencies with other UKGI strategic programmes.

    • Establish accurate and timely meeting and reporting to Sponsors, Steering Groups and Stakeholders where relevant.

    • Identify and source the required resources, either external or internal, as well as monitoring and managing their tasks and overall performance throughout the project.

    • Protect customer data through adherence to CISO standards, ensuring appropriate Governance is in place.

    • Manage direct / virtual delivery teams.  Accountable for people management decisions including recruitment, setting objectives, performance management, of the onshore and offshore WNS team supporting the project.

    Skills & Experience required:

    • Strong Leadership skills aligned to the Aviva Values.

    • Hands on approach – able to use own initiative and work effectively as part of a team and individually.

    • PM experience on large scale, complex transformation programmes in complex business environments across businesses, markets, cultures. 

    • Ability to adapt easily to changing and sometime conflicting work priorities.

    • Ability to think long term strategically and operationally.

    • Extensive experience of Project management.

    • Credibility in presentation and discussion at Board level.

    • Good interpersonal skills with negotiating and influencing attributes.

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    • Broad business acumen.

    • Problem solving/risk management skills.

    What will you get for this role?

    • Competitive salary depending on skills, experience, and qualifications

    • Generous defined contribution pension scheme

    • Annual performance related bonus and pay review

    • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

    • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)

    • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

    Working at Aviva

    At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

    We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions.

    The way we do this is important too, we’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

    We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

    We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll make sure we interview you.

    We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Alice Neal a call on 07393469953 or send an email to

    *As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.


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