General Insurance Actuary

£70,000 - £99,999
24 Nov 2020
24 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
*Please note this is a fixed-term contract to last 12 months*

We are looking for a confident Actuary to join the Aviva Finance Operations (AFO) Actuarial Reporting team.

This role would suit someone with a good understanding of Solvency II and a background in General Insurance in order to run the Solvency II technical provision (S2TP) production work for our General Insurance businesses. The job will come a high level of trust and autonomy as the role holder will be responsible for managing the work of another member of the team and will have exposure to key senior leaders in the Actuarial sector. You will also have the opportunity to support process improvement within actuarial reporting in order to increase efficiency and encourage innovative thinking.

The team are based in Norwich but we are happy to consider applications from people who would like to work remotely and can travel to Norwich on a monthly basis.


  • To produce quarterly S2TP figures for Aviva's General Insurance legal entities across the UK and Ireland.
  • To present the S2TPs to Chief Actuaries and other colleagues.
  • Respond to ad-hoc questions on the S2TPs produced.
  • Take people management responsibility for one other person in the team.
  • To identify and action improvements and enhancements to the S2TP process.

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified Actuary with significant experience within the General Insurance sector.
  • Experience in producing General Insurance Solvency II technical provisions and good general knowledge of Solvency II processes.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills - confident when presenting work to senior management and managing business relationships.
  • An interest or experience in process improvement and innovation would be helpful.
  • Experience in mentoring/managing people would be advantageous.

What will you get for this role?
  • Annual salary of £60,000 - £80,000 depending on skills, qualifications and experience.
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days.
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply).
  • 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 responsibility, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too. We always ‘Care More’. It’s our thing. We’re all about our people â€" that’s you â€" 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. Just send us an email once you’ve applied 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 Megan Douglas a call on 0121 234 7665 or send an email to

*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.