Additional Job Description Life\u2019s full of unexpected twists and turns, and it\u2019s up to us to defy uncertainties and make it a little easier for our 34-million customers. Providing first-class insurance, retirement, health and investment products, we make a difference to people, businesses and communities around the world \u2013 and we\u2019ve got big ambitions for the future. Our aim is to develop well rounded Actuaries with insurance orientated actuarial, financial and commercial knowledge, gained through a blend of work experience and professional examinations, who seek to challenge themselves to be Aviva\u2019s leaders of the future. We believe that our scheme provides aspiring Actuaries with a stimulating, challenging and supportive environment in which to gain a professional qualification and launch a high achieving actuarial career within one of the worlds leading insurance companies. At Aviva, actuaries are highly visible figures who drive our business and are at the heart of our strategy and values. Our UK Insurance CEO, Andy Briggs, is one of a number of highly experienced and respected Actuaries who hold executive positions within our organisation. Actuaries at Aviva provide reporting, pricing and valuation expertise, and also add commercial value. They do this by caring more for our customers; never resting in the pursuit of excellence; killing complexity with creative solutions and building a lasting legacy for colleagues and customers alike. What you will do: The duration of the scheme is dependant on how long it takes you to complete your professional exams, during which time you will complete a rotation every 24 months to a different actuarial team in our UK Region. You can be assured that the rotations will be varied, challenging and enjoyable, providing you with an unrivalled breadth of experience based on what best matches your developmental requirements. You will study towards an internationally recognised professional qualification with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Please visit http:\/\/www.actuaries.org.uk\/ for more information on the IFoA syllabus and exam structure. Our fully sponsored study package will provide you with the tools and the time necessary to give you the best opportunity to pass your exams first time. At Aviva we pride ourselves on the fact that our actuarial pass rates are consistently well above the national average year on year. By the time you are finished you will have a broad and detailed grounding in the core actuarial principles and techniques, alongside invaluable commercial and practical experience. After you qualify as a Fellow of the IFoA, we will work with you to secure your ideal post-graduate role within Aviva. Apply today! ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS You will already have an excellent track record of success both academically and in your non-academic life, and the ability to bring fresh ideas and alternative view points to the table. We require our graduates to demonstrate a flair for numbers, so a strong academic record is essential to prove your capability to attain passes in the actuarial exams. You will need: A minimum of 300 UCAS points (or equivalent) from 3 A Levels.including a minimum of a B grade in Mathsexcluding General Studies\/AS Levels A minimum of a 2.1 degree in a relevant numerical discipline. No specific experience is required, although our recruitment process involves a review of non-academic activities to select candidates with a broad range of skills, showing evidence of leadership and initiative. Salary \u00a326,000. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS We believe a positive forward-thinking approach is also a crucial requirement for the role, allied to a passion for a successful career in business, so we search for dynamic individuals who have the makings of an exceptional leader and communicator. AREAS OF ASSESSMENT Ability to work under pressure Attention to detail Commercial awareness Communication skills Initiative Leadership potential Meeting deadlines Motivation Organisational skills Problem solving skills Teamwork skills Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we\u2019ll 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\u2019s 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. We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Sam Burdett in the Resourcing team on 01904 684122.
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Aviva Annuity UK Limited provides life insurance and general insurance products. The company was formerly known as Norwich Union Annuity Ltd. and changed its name to Aviva Annuity UK Limited in June 2009. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in York, United Kingdom. Aviva Annuity UK Limited operates as a subsidiary of Aviva plc.