Actuarial Delivery Lead

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Aviva UK is now recruiting for an Actuarial Delivery Lead to join our Platform team. This individual will be responsible for the delivery of policy data for our Actuarial Reporting Production team. We see it is a position of influence, growth and control expertise.

Aviva is putting a strong investment into not only this team’s development and evolution, but those around it as well. This role will be backed by large resources and support and allow for exposure to the new technologies we’re driving towards, including data lake and cloud infrastructures, all as part of the UK’s largest insurer.

Aviva use Smart Working – and offer flexibility around hybrid working from home and our offices.

The role’s duties & responsibilities:

  • End-to-end monthly delivery of policy data files, month end planning, monitoring processes, route cause analysis, etc
  • Providing updates to senior business partners on progress against schedule
  • Ensuring data developments are robust and meet business needs (managing the release to the production environment in a controlled manner)
  • Working closely with data warehouse colleagues to ensure change is delivered optimally and that data warehouse and data lake releases are fully coordinated
  • Acting as a domain expert in support of queries from our Actuarial Reporting Production Team, as well as investigating data issues
  • Task management for a small team

Skills & experiences required:

  • Experience in Financial Services from an accounting or actuarial background, ideally a familiarity of taking care of actuarial liability systems and data issues
  • Highly numerate and analytical with a developed capability to interpret data and establish alternative solutions to sophisticated problems
  • Knowledge of working in a financial reporting environment – understanding of need for a strong control environment
  • Understanding of the Actuarial Systems architecture, project lifecycles and controllership principles
  • Robust communication and task leadership skills, with the ability to build a collaborative team environment
  • Experience with cloud or data lake technologies is desirable
  • Any awareness of database (Oracle/DB2/SQL Server) and ETL (Informatica/DCS) technologies would be great to see

What will you get for this role?

  • A salary up to £45,000 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 Daniel Hopchet a call on 0121 234 7625 or send an email to [email protected] .

*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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