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Reinsurance Operations Analyst

  • Norwich (Norfolk)
  • Sales

Job description

Aviva UK currently have a great opportunity to join for an Operations Analyst to join our Reinsurance Team in Norwich. This position is in a fast growing and improving team, and we’re very proud of the recent growth and business impact this team has made on the market in a very short amount of time. We see it as a strong opportunity for someone to learn from an encouraging and technically improving team to develop a career in this space. If you’re looking for a new challenge and a chance to step into a different business area we’d love to hear from you.

Currently, Defined Benefit Solutions (DBS) plays a key role in providing pension schemes with solutions to meet the needs of pension scheme sponsors, trustees and members. Our outstanding Reinsurance team within Aviva is vital in achieving this ambition by working with reinsurance companies and pension schemes to design capital efficient solutions. Our Operations team has sole responsibility for the ongoing administration of all in-force reinsurance arrangements within DBS.

Aviva has introduced “smart-working”, and the person in this role can be based anywhere in the UK, as long as they are comfortable regularly travelling to our Aviva offices, and to the Norwich office once a quarter for project meetings.

The role’s duties & responsibilities:

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Detailed analysis of insured data extracts to determine any data changes that have occurred over the year

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Producing accurate annual data cleanse materials, to be provided to the reinsurer

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Producing/checking accurate monthly account and collateral materials for a portfolio of reinsurance arrangements

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Ensuring all materials produced are appropriate to share with Reinsurers and Trustees

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Producing and maintaining detailed and accurate process documentation

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Actively participating in team training sessions within the Reinsurance Operations team and other teams in Aviva (which may involve occasional travel to the London and York offices)

Skills & experiences required

Ideally, you’ll have experience in Reinsurance or direct involvement in pension transactions, coupled with knowledge of defined benefit pension specifications. We’re open to anyone with the following skills and experience:

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Track record of working in a structured and organised way, managing multiple deadlines to ensure that all tasks are completed on time

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Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel packages, with robust VBA experience

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Background of academic numerical skills and a good attention to detail

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Experienced communication with the ability to build key relationships with both internal and external partners

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Innovative and pragmatic attitude to highlight any ideas for operational improvements as they arise

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Ability to share knowledge with other team’s members and other parts of Aviva as necessary

What will you get for this role?

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A salary of circa £24,000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications

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Generous defined contribution pension scheme

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Annual performance related bonus and pay review

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Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

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

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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 Daniel.Hopchet@Aviva.com .

*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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