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Programme Manager



28d ago

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  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Norwich, +2


  • Experience with leading fast paced, complex change with annual budgets between £5m - £10m
  • Capable of influencing senior stakeholders to drive the necessary changes at a strategic level with demonstrable experience in managing multiple third-party suppliers
  • Confidence in leading a number of high priorities, concurrent projects
  • Effective leadership of teams up to 100 change professionals in a matrix environment, with experience of managing up to 10 direct reports
  • The ability to think out of the box, driving innovation in the way in which we deliver change and outcomes


  • This role will successfully oversee the execution of strategic programmes, driving change that enables Aviva to continuously improve customers outcomes.
  • The role will include influencing and challenging stakeholders (including 3rd parties and regulatory bodies) up to C-suite.
  • You will own a significant budget (up to £10million).
  • You will be responsible for prioritising activity in line with this and will need to confidently identify and manage delivery and operational risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimise impact. Thought and behaviour leadership and delivering through others are essential to succeed in this role.


What kind of experience is required for the Programme Manager role at Aviva?

We are looking for someone with experience delivering large scale Digital, Data, Generative AI or Infrastructure programmes, as well as demonstrable experience in delivering complex change.

Is it necessary to have an insurance background for this role?

It is not necessary to have an insurance background, but we are looking for candidates who are dynamic, resilient, and have a passion for transformation.

What opportunities are available for career development within Aviva for Programme Managers?

Our one team approach means that Programme Managers have great opportunities for career development across the Technologies and Business Units at Aviva.

What skills are important for success in this role?

Strong relationship building skills, motivation to make a difference in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment, and the ability to deliver complex change are key skills for success in this role.

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