Senior Trading Manager

Yorkshire and the Humber
From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Workplace savings is a key area of focus for UKI and Aviva are market leaders with over £50bn of assets under management in Workplace Savings schemes at present. Future growth plans are aggressive with over 10% year-on-year growth in AUM planned. Workplace savings is also seen as a low-cost vehicle for customer acquisition to provide a key component of Aviva’s broader TCC strategy.The Pricing team has a key role to play within the wider Workplace Savings team, with two key focus areas:

Pricing and winning new corporate pension schemes across both large corporates and SMEsRepricing activity for existing pension schemes as part of our wider retention activityIn order to maximise the benefits driven through this pricing activity we need a detailed understanding of the wider workplace savings market to drive actionable insights within pricing. The insight needs to cope with the bespoke nature of the market, especially for very large corporate (e.g. FTSE-100 company) pension schemes.

Insights driven from commercial pricing data can also be repurposed to aid with longer-term capacity planning across Operations and Distribution and to inform the Workplace Savings leadership team.

We have ambitious plans for our Workplace Business and we are looking for an individual to drive the trading agenda for the unit from both a new business and existing business angle. You will need to be able to analyse data, spot trends, and translate numbers into meaningful insight that can be used by the wider business area in order to solve real business problems and ensure that financial plans are achieved. You will need to develop a strong understanding and keep on top of the ever changing landscape in regards to trading activity across the business unit.

Once in the role you will be responsible for chairing the monthly trading meeting and producing the monthly trading pack. This includes both a new business and retention focus. As such you will need to develop relationships with key stakeholders across the business including commercial, finance, distribution, propositions and operations. It is important that all key stakeholders are aware of any trading/retention hotspots or issues and it is the role holders responsibility to ensure that there is one coherent message regarding trading/retention that is understood across the business unit.

This is an influential role within a growing business unit. As such we are looking for someone with experience in working independently to drive real business results.

Financially numerate is a must and would suit someone from an accountancy/actuarial background. Need to understand key metrics that underpin business plans e.g. PVNBP, Net Fund Flow, VNB, IFRS Profits.

The role holder will work with a number of different business areas and the ability to influence and collaborate will be key. Please note this is a part time role, 21 hours per week.

Salary up to £65,000 FTE depending on experience + a competitive flexible benefits package.

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.

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