Corporate Development Senior Manager

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Corporate Development Senior Manager

Salary Circa £100,000


We have an opportunity for an experienced Corporate Development Senior Manager to join our tenacious London based team. This is a great job for someone who wishes to accelerate their career by working in an agile way across a diverse range of critical projects.


We believe it’s a great time to join us, as this role will allow you to be involved in strategic projects which play a key role in crafting the Group and its businesses, delivering outstanding value to our shareholders!



A bit about the job:

You will work collaboratively and effectively with the market leadership teams, the wider organisation, the Corporate Development team and with all other internal partners to identify inorganic opportunities that can accelerate delivery of the Group’s strategic agenda. Providing decision support on transactions, including financial and commercial analysis for strategic projects across the group – strategic and options reviews, acquisitions, disposals, distribution agreements, restructurings, and reinsurance arrangements.


You will be responsible for assisting transaction execution – project management, managing advisors and working with other Group functions to acquire relevant functional input. You will also, manage the preparation of ad-hoc research associated with the Group’s strategy, including business and market research, prepare Board governance and approval papers, while adopting and applying effective and efficient risk management and internal control systems, in line with agreed risk appetite.


Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Strong financial, technical and analytical skills ideally with experience and knowledge in corporate finance
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate, challenge and influence at a senior level, handling key stakeholders and ensuring business needs are met
  • Ability to handle own workload and deliver to deadlines, move fluidly across topics at pace, and balance multiple and conflicting priorities, with strong leadership and social skills, and the ability to bring people with you and deliver through others
  • Degree in economics, finance and/or accounting or an actuarial or accounting qualification desirable
  • Prior experience on an analysts’ program at an investment bank or professional services firms and experience in Insurance/Financial Institutions preferable



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.

  • Starting salary circa £100,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity – 12% 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


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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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