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Platform Specialist - Data Manager

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    Data & Analytics, Technology

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    Full-time Flexible

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    6 months ago

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    Flexible Working opportunities

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Platform Specialist - Data Manager 


The background


Are you someone who:

  • Enjoys a challenge where no two days are the same?

  • Has an inquisitive mind and loves to solve a problem?

  • Is quick to adjust your work priorities to meet changing demands?

  • Has a real passion for Data?

  • Is collaborative with colleagues and suppliers?

  • Is organised and enjoys working with and managing multiple stakeholders?

  • Would like to learn more about the UKGI business?

  • Loves to work off their own initiative, be proactive and can work independently?

  • Enjoys making decisions based on facts, as well as challenging the status quo to improve how we deliver data to our customers?


If you answer yes to some or all the above, we would love to meet you and discuss the opportunities we have in our team.


Purpose of the Role


The UKGI Data & MI Platform provides business critical data to many teams across Aviva, including: Finance; Pricing; Claims. We are looking for someone with technical knowledge and leadership skills to deliver business change and improve the health and stability of our service to our customer.


You will have the confidence in promoting the achievements of the team, build a highly motivated team and engage our customers.


The Team


The team is based in Norwich and consist of a mix of Aviva employees and both onshore and offshore associates. We have an excellent work ethic across the team and passionate about delivering timely data to our customers.


Skills & Experience required


Are you someone who has:

  • Experience in leading a team

  • Fostering team spirit and collaboration

  • Desire and passion in data and data solutions

  • Resolve problems within the team and with dependent areas with the minimal of fuss

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills. Able to relate too and communicate with both business and technology staff, tailoring messages accordingly

  • Experience in managing of Global Sourcing Partners and Third-Party IT suppliers


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Scoping, managing & implementing change in accordance with the agreed strategy

  • Ensure customer outcome is delivered to the highest standard

  • Champion improvements, embedding new ways of working focus on driving up the quality of work and the way we operate within the Platform

  • Relationship management of associated partners including business, architecture and IT suppliers

  • Management of resource alignment to demand required for scale of deliveries

  • Utilise business contacts to get closer to the customer and understand what our customers really want

  • Engage and collaborate with Global Source Partners to extract high performance and gain value for money


Additional Information


Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.


One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.


As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, (As defined in the The Equality Act 2010) whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. (By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential).


Please apply through the website and then notify us that you meet the conditions for the guaranteed interview scheme.


We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Alex Stumpo in the Resourcing team at