Workplace Change Manager

London (Greater)
28 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Workplace Change Manager

London (UK)

Job ID: R-64068
Full time

Property & Facilities’ vision is to create a vibrant, inspiring and flexible workplace where our people can deliver for our customers. Workplace experience has a direct impact on attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry by promoting wellness and productivity … which makes our customers happy too.

This role is key in ensuring that the workplace meets the requirements and expectations of Aviva, our colleagues and other building users. You will:
•Source and co-ordinate design resources to deliver great workplaces that reflect Aviva’s brand and design principles.
•Lead delivery of workplace change initiatives that excite our colleagues and are delivered to time, cost and quality without friction to the business.
•Deliver value for Aviva through effective space planning, CAD administration and supplier management.

If you are passionate about making a difference in Aviva by promoting inspirational workplace design and delivering change to our office space, we would be excited to hear from you.

Duties & Responsibilities

This role will deliver workplace design and change services that focus on the experience of our colleagues, visitors and other building users. You will use a combination of in-house and outsourced designers to continuously develop design principles that satisfy Aviva’s need for vibrant and flexible workplaces. In addition, you will lead delivery of workplace changes, including refurbishment projects and office moves.

Responsibilities include:
•Developing in-house design expertise whist also sourcing third party designers, architects, cost consultants and contractors to deliver great workplaces that reflect the Aviva brand.
•Delivering efficient workplaces through effective space design.
•Managing and maintaining accurate office layouts and changes through outsourced CAD administration.
•Delivering change initiatives such as office redesigns and moves, covering: communications, project support, space planning, moves and furniture.
•Ensuring that change initiatives meet and exceed colleague expectations, minimising disruption and delivering to time, cost and quality measures.
•Collaborating with the FM Operations team to maintain building services through and after change.
•Continuously evolving workplace experiences to meet changing expectations, requirements, cultures and working practices.

Whilst these roles focus upon workplace change in Aviva’s occupied offices across UK and Ireland, you will also support design best practice for global projects, engaging 3rd parties as required.

Skills & Experience required

You will have prior experience of delivering workplace design and changes in a high profile, customer focused environment and of leading a small team. We are seeking an inspirational leader with:
•A proven track record of delivering tangible outcomes and getting things done
•A highly commercial approach and an ability to hold suppliers to account
•Strong influencing and negotiation skills
•A customer focused mind-set

Additional Information

What will you get for this role?
•Competitive salary (dependent on skills & experience)
•Generous defined contribution pension scheme
•Annual performance related bonus and pay review
•Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
•Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family
•Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

We’re here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance, savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoy life today, knowing that tomorrow is covered. And we definitely know how to look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improve things for customers, you’ll be at home here. Help us build a future to be proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva.

‘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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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