Senior Enterprise Risk Manager

Norwich, Flexible
£60,000 to £75,000
25 Jan 2021
24 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Enterprise Risk Manager within Aviva.

You will work as part of the team which supports the AIL Enterprise Risk Lead and Enterprise Risk Director, through reviewing, challenging and catalysing improvements to the management/mitigation of risk within AIL and its regulated subsidiaries (e.g. Ocean Marine, Gresham, AIIDAC, AHUK).

Senior Enterprise Risk Manager can be based anywhere in the UK, but your place of work will be Norwich and you must be able to regularly travel to our Norwich office as and when required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively oversee and monitor the aggregated risk profile, including through the consideration of trends and the identification of material changes in risk profile and emerging risks (including AIL’s financial risk profile: Market, Credit, Liquidity and related operational risks; with potential to also stretch across AIL’s insurance risk profile).
  • Reviewing and challenging the business’s assessment of risks, plus providing business leaders with Risk’s independent opinion of the risk profile and actions which should be taken to manage and mitigate risks.
  • Determine, oversee, review and challenge the risk appetite framework, ensuring consistency with Group requirements.
  • Ensure that AIL operates within the approved risk appetite framework; and that the appropriate culture, governance and oversight arrangements are in place to manage effectively the risks to achievement of AIL’s objectives.

Skills & Experience required:

  • An accountant, actuary or risk professional is desirable.
  • Agility to flex style and apply skills in a wide range of situations.
  • Able to demonstrable ability to rapidly absorb new information and identify key issues.
  • Relevant risk management experience.
  • You’ll maintain strong networks across the business, across the Global Risk Function, Finance, and Internal Audit communities, providing valuable insights and driving improvements to the management/mitigation of risk and the control environment across AIL and its subsidiaries. 


What will you get for this role?

  • Salary of £60,000 to £75,000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications.
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review.
  • 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 – 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 Alice Neal a call on  07393469953 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.


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