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Aviva Reviews

Updated 20 February 2019
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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Aviva full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Colleagues are of great calibre and always willing to help

    Cons

    Very large company and it’s very difficult to do anything quickly

    Advice to Management

    Remove red tape


  2. "Good company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Owner in London, England
    Current Employee - Product Owner in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good vibe and pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. Politics. Process. IT and large org challenges.

  3. "Average Pay Good Progression"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time

    Pros

    Lots of ways to progress.

    Cons

    Not much in house training in my team


  4. "Counsel"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good flexible hours culture

    Cons

    Limited management opportunities, career can plateau


  5. "Agent"

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    Former Employee - Call Center Agent in London, England
    Former Employee - Call Center Agent in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aviva full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting calls - Fellow staff are nice

    Cons

    No time to do admin between calls

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working (if you have a good reason to need it)
    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Minimal progression
    Not enough staff for amount of schemes
    Low morale
    No perks (have to pay for Christmas party etc)


  7. "Bit of a machine"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time

    Pros

    - lots of opportunities to move to other parts of the business
    - attractive benefits and pension

    Cons

    - very small cog in large bureaucratic machine
    - lots of "lifers"

    Advice to Management

    - manage apathy out of the business

  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Underwriter in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Underwriter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    18 weeks maternity pay, flexible working, sociable culture, great pension package, 29 days holiday

    Cons

    Managers are not trained how to manage, the business is quite disconnected

    Advice to Management

    Train managers how to manage


  9. "Scheme Owner"

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    Current Employee - Financial Administrator
    Current Employee - Financial Administrator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Socials

    - Good well-being focus

    Cons

    - Salary

    - Progression

    - Bonus structure

    - Staff retention

    - Training

    Advice to Management

    Pay your staff a reasonable liveable wage and you may keep good, hardworking staff instead of losing them and their knowledge every year after bonuses are announced.


  10. "Aviva"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits: dis, product discounts, pension. Flexible working. Great parental leave policy.

    Cons

    Low wage compared to market. Risk averse.