Senior Project Manager

Contract Type
Project Management
Expiry Date
We are currently recruiting for Senior Project Managers to join our innovative team!

Job Description

Senior Project Manager

Salary circa £65,000

Do you have a passion for transformation? Do you like to challenge the status quo, think differently and look at ways technology can solve business problems? Are you dynamic, resilient and want to be involved in delivering change that drives Aviva’s strategy?

We are currently recruiting for Senior Project Managers to join our innovative team! You don’t need to come from an insurance background, but if you have demonstrable project management experience in digital transformation, agile delivery, integration and/or data migration projects, business change/readiness or have in depth knowledge of/worked with Salesforce, we would love to hear from you!

A bit about the job:

As the Senior Project Manager, you will deliver projects that support Aviva’s strategy through successful embedding of change and continuously improve our customer experience. You will have experience of working through the early lifecycle of projects including the selection of a vendor through an RFP process.

You will have strong communication and collaboration skills among project stakeholders, clarifying outcomes/benefits and translating these into deliverables. You’ll develop high level and detailed delivery plans, identify and manage dependencies and risks and provide regular project status updates and reports to senior management.

You’ll minimise risk by identifying delivery and operational risks and develop mitigating strategies, along with leading large internal and external teams and third-party suppliers in a matrix environment. The role will also include influencing and challenging stakeholders up to C-suite. You will own a budget (up to £5million) and will be responsible for accurate forecasting and monitoring of this.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

Experience leading fast paced, complex technology and business change with annual budgets up to £5m

Confident in leading high-profile projects with multiple workstreams through all stages of a project lifecycle

Capable of influencing senior stakeholders to drive the necessary changes at a strategic level, with demonstrable experience in managing multiple third-party suppliers

Ability to monitor and report on project progress and ensure adherence to project plans, manage changes to the project scope, schedule and project costs using appropriate governance, manage project documentation ensuring proper documentation control

Demonstrable experience in contributing to a wider project community, supporting initiatives to drive efficiency into our change delivery and embodying role model behaviours

What you’ll get for this role:

Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too.  And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you.  We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.

Salary circa £65,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)

Bonus opportunity - 10% of annual salary Actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.

Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.

29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days

Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts

Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme

Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave

Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work

Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others

We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools

Take a look to learn more.  Put a salary into this calculator to see what your total Aviva Reward could be.

Aviva is for everyone:

We’re 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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