Technology Change Lead

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Technology Change Lead – £40,000 to £45,000 for Norwich, Bristol, or York locations / £50,000 to £60,000 for London

Are you an expert Manager within the Project or Data Management, Technology and/or IT space, who is now keen to further develop their skillset in a busy, fast-paced supplier facing role? Do you have prior exposure to working alongside a third-party supplier, ensuring success when it comes to technology and data projects? If so, we’d love to hear from you…

A bit about the job:

You will manage a large team of c. 30 software developers – both on and off-shore – who are employed by our services supplier. You will provide oversight and governance on new, as well as ongoing work, ensuring that our project requirements are met, services are maintained and that our estate infrastructure is fit for purpose, is kept secure and is also kept within budget.

You will need to be able to manage multiple workstreams, alongside motivating and leading numerous developers successfully, co-ordinating data ingestion into Aviva’s Data Lake across multiple projects and business (covering 3 key areas: Customer, Innovation, and Ingestion). The role will also allow you to work alongside a team of technical specialists, ensuring efficient solutions are built that meet our customer’s, as well as business needs.

Aviva introduced “smart-working” in 2020 and encourage flexible working; however, the successful post-holder will need to be based a commutable distance from our Norwich, Bristol, York or London offices. (FYI – if Norwich isn’t your aligned office, there would be an expectation to travel here once or twice a month too)

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Prior experience working in a scum master or technology, IT, project, or data management role, with excellent knowledge of successfully working alongside a third party, service supplier
  • Proven track record of managing large teams of developers and software professionals, motivating, and developing them, to ensure high performance
  • Well organised and self-motivated with very strong communication skills, including being able to influence and challenge stakeholders up to Director level, to ensure IT solutions are appropriate
  • Ability to manage several strands of work concurrently, handling workstreams, priorities and escalations while supporting 3rd party associates (both on and offshore)
  • Ability to work well during periods of change with expert knowledge of future planning / resourcing, exercising a base knowledge of cloud technologies

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Annual salary of £40,000 to £60,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Aviva will contribute up to 14% to your personal pension (dependent on your contribution)
  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus
  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave
  • 29 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products
  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars
  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme
  • 21 volunteering hours per year

Aviva is for everyone:

We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.
Most of our people are smart working -spending around 50% of their time in our offices every week – combining the benefits of flexibility with time together with colleagues.
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