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Aviva Analyst Reviews

Updated 10 June 2018
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  1. "Aviva"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working practices. Generous share and bonus schemes. Decent DC pension.

    Cons

    Work can be lengthy and time consuming.


  2. "Need to improve"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big platform, so lots of deals. Multi-sector, multi-fund exposure. Nice work-life balance. Great benefits for pension and staff discount on insurance covers.

    Cons

    No clear career path. Difficult to get promoted. People are not motivated enough. People are nice but some of them are not competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Need to improve career progression.

  3. "Business analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Norwich, England
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Integrity, Professional, Committed, Pragmatic and adaptable

    Cons

    Flat management hierarchy, longer turn around times


  4. "Pricing Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in York, England
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in York, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Not much work, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Awful team, not cooperative, low salary


  5. "Changing for the better"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Approachable senior management
    Intellectual and cooperative environment
    Good renumeration
    Corporate culture encourages employee engagement

    Cons

    Low morale in parts of the company due to recent restructuring
    Flat atmosphere in the office

    Advice to Management

    You're doing a good job at improving the investment process and engaging employees


  6. "Aviva as a place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Aviva full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and pension. Nice building free parking. Good people. Big multinational company.

    Cons

    Big salary bands mean once you're in, going up the band takes a while. Also expenses process and system is a pain.

    Advice to Management

    Change expenses process. Be realistic about cost cutting.


  7. "Well organised but boring and bullish culture"

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    Current Employee - Finance Analyst
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large organisation with processes and controls

    Cons

    Leadership team change for the worse

    Advice to Management

    Don't be so cliquey, 'friends' banding together

  8. Helpful (1)

    "IT Support"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Care Analyst in York, England
    Former Employee - IT Care Analyst in York, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Salary was good considering I started with 0 IT experience.

    Cons

    Lots of pressure to do overtime
    Some of management were fine but others were condescending and had no tact.
    Very high staff turnover
    If you weren't in one of the cliques you were essentially forgotten about.

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer to people


  9. "Great for contractors"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Actuarial Analyst in York, England
    Current Contractor - Actuarial Analyst in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment
    Fairly flexible working hours

    Cons

    They are not very keen to let employees work from home, not to mention that their systems are not particularly well set up for this purpose either.


  10. "Sometimes frustrating if you don't fit into the mould, but extremely loyal and rewarding"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Norwich, England
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Knowledgeable people
    Excellent facilities
    Helpful with progression
    Drive you to achieve more
    Trust

    Cons

    Wage could be better
    Can be a bit clicky at lower levels

    Advice to Management

    Put people in positions you wouldn't imagine they would do well in; they might surprise you.