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London Markets Quality Test Lead

Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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London Markets Quality Test Lead - Salary Circa £70,000.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Test Lead within our Release and Test team, aligned to the Global Corporate Specialty business, working on initiatives in our London Market platforms and products. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering business critical projects, managing test planning, writing, and executing tests, deployment & co-ordination across multiple release cycles, platforms, third parties and businesses together with working across RT&E on transformation innovation activities. The role requires candidates with a broad insight across products and systems used within our Aviva GI Business, together with knowledge of automation frameworks and tools.

A bit about the job:
As the London Markets Quality Test Lead You will be responsible for:
  • Leading quality engineering across the Global Corporate Speciality (GCS) business area with a focus on London Markets technology.
  • Defining test strategy and scope along with management and execution of test plans across the portfolio.
  • Demonstrating strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with senior business stakeholders, project managers, business analysts, architects, and developers to deliver testing solutions in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of best practice and the ability to continually review and improve processes and implement a quality first approach. Technical experience in using test automation frameworks and adopting an automate first approach is required.

Aviva operates a "smart working" policy meaning that we spend approximately half of our time working in an office this role is based in London.

Skills and experience we're looking for:
  • London Markets Insurance experience (ideally carrier based) and understanding of Lloyds Blueprint 2 programme.
  • London Markets insurance qualifications: Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) / London Markets Insurance Essentials (LM1) / London Markets Insurance principles and practices (LM2)
  • Understanding of processes and data flows within the London Markets insurance business, including both policies and claims.
  • Understanding of the different London Market message types and experience of testing Bureau messages.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both IT and business stakeholders to deliver to tight timescales to deliver quality testing outcomes for the business and customers.

What you'll get for this role:
Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow - is a promise we make to our colleagues too. And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you. We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.
  • Salary circa £70,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity 10 % of annual salary Actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva's.
  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products , and other retailer discounts
  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme
  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer's leave
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work
  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools
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Aviva is for everyone:
We're inclusive and welcome everyone - we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you're in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you. Most of our people are smart working combining the benefits of flexibility, with time together with colleagues.

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We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you've applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we'll interview you.

We'd love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Abigail Aitken a call on +44 7774 789975 or send an email to

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