Trading Underwriter at Aviva

Start Date:
2012
Location:
Leeds
Programme Type:
Traineeship
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

7.6/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

7/10

Speaking to brokers. Negotiation. Underwriting.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

8/10

Yes -Relationship management. Negotiation skills. Professional Qualifications through the CII.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

Very much so. It's very challenging but also very rewarding and I feel like I am contributing.

4. How valued do you feel by Aviva?

8/10

Very. We are given lots of recognition and opportunities to get involved in other projects.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

5/10

It's getting better. I was the first intake and there wasn't much of a structure for when I first joined. There was an overall framework of what I had to do in each year, but not much guidance on how to get there.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

7/10

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

8/10

A lot of support. Manager and team and very supportive and I get study leave days and days off for exams where required

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

9/10

Good starting salary and progression each year. More than covers travel costs and living costs although I like at home

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Not many. We do get 3 days volunteerring leave a year though but no sports or leisure clubs as such.

9a. Would you recommend Aviva to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Good place to work. Good people and lots of opportunities.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Aviva? *

Go for it. Take every opportunity that comes your way and network as much as possible

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