Strategy and Delivery Manager Moen
London, GB
25d ago

Strategy and Delivery Manager COO London

The Role

The COO Strategy and Delivery team work directly with the COO to manage the effectiveness of function, accounting for one-

third of Aviva Investors’ headcount / cost base. This team delivers strategic direction to the function and ensures this is implemented globally.

This role will be wide ranging in its activities including, assisting the facilitation of strategy days, developing actionable management information, sponsoring projects on the COO’s worry list, work with the appropriate teams to facilitate and run Aviva Investors Business Continuity programme globally and inputting to the annual planning process and much more.

The successful candidate will need to balance urgent activities with important long term value adding activities which are critical to improve effectiveness.

This role will be highly visible and will have the remit to work across all areas of the business based on the COO’s priorities.


  • Ensure the successful operation of COO information management and work to improve existing structures
  • Support the COO strategy development process
  • Completion of various reporting (Management Information, Board reporting, CEO updates etc.) and wider team communications to a high standard
  • Engage in ad-hoc projects prioritised by the COO, delivering change at pace
  • Effective participation in internal and business committees and forums
  • Face-off with key Aviva plc functions / shared services (e.g. Property and Facilities) to ensure they deliver as agreed
  • Oversight and co-ordination of Business Continuity and Crisis Management plan framework. Engages with stakeholders (internal and Aviva plc) to satisfy BCP / CM requirements
  • Facilitate the effective awareness and testing of BCP / CM protocols for the Silver Team and wider Aviva Investors business
  • Engagement in ad-hoc projects as required.
  • Essential

  • Experience in operational planning and / or project management
  • Good financial / commercial acumen
  • Proven strong communication capabilities (writing / presentations)
  • Some technical experience and knowledge working in financial services
  • A broad understanding of the operational aspects of investment management business.
  • Accurate with strong attention to detail; alongside a desire to learn and a willingness to challenge the accepted norm.
  • A collaborator who can build effective working relationships with peers and senior colleagues alike.
  • Working cross- regionally (Americas; Europe and Asia) with all relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Comfortable working on several tasks / priorities at the same time and sufficiently agile to respond proactively as priorities change.
  • Highly Desirable

  • IMC qualification would be advantageous.
  • About us

    We are proud to be a different kind of asset manager; our intelligent and innovative solutions are based entirely around our clients’ needs, not ours.

    Aviva Investors is a global asset manager with expertise in real estate, fixed income, equity, multi-asset and alternative investments.

    We are proud to stand out in our field as our intelligent solutions are based around our clients’ objectives, not ours. About us

    Inclusion and diversity

    We are a global organisation with thousands of employees and customers from different cultures. We’ve built our approach to inclusion and diversity on the principles of respect, valuing differences and inclusion.

    One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is bought 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.

    What’s important to us is that you are supported to do the best work of your life. Our culture and values

    You will be assessed against the Aviva values : care more, kill complexity, never rest and create

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