We’ve built our business on welcoming and supporting the very best talent to drive us - and our industry - forward.
Following the success of last year’s programme we are once again providing valuable, exciting and flexible opportunities across our organisation for anyone looking to return to work in the investment sector after an extended career break.
The Aviva Investors Return to Work programme is a tailored six month initiative for finance professionals returning to work after an extended career break of two years or more (with the potential to lead to more permanent opportunities).
Applications for the 2020 Return to Work programme have now closed. Should you have any questions or wish to find out more about our programme please contact
A tailored initiative
The programme offers a paid placement of six months with the potential to go on to work with us in a more permanent role. But it offers so much more:
More about us
We are one of the world’s leading global Asset Managers. It is an integral part of our culture to always look to the challenges ahead and be equipped to deal with a rapidly changing market. So we’re always looking for talented people with a proven background in Financial Services or Asset Management to help us do this.
We’re looking for experience in one or more of the following areas:
Fund Management, Portfolio Management, Analysis in Fixed Income, Equity, Multi Asset, Real Assets, Real Estate Finance & Real Estate, Structured Finance, Private Lending, Capital Markets, Relationship Management and sales, Consultant Relations, Investment Specialists, Marketing, Project Management, Risk & Compliance.
What we’d like from you
We are always looking for professional experience in financial services, ideally within Asset Management.
But more than this, we are looking for specific qualities that show you are:
A collaborative team member who is proficient in building - and growing - effective, lasting relationships
A talented individual who will proactively ask questions, challenge assumptions and show initiative
A motivated contributor who is always looking for fresh ways to make a positive difference for our clients and our company
If all this sounds like you, then please get in touch for further news on our Returners initiative.
Working at Aviva Investors
We want you to do the best work of your life at Aviva Investors. We never stop questioning, reviewing and analysing what we can do to help us all work better, smarter and add real value for both your future and our future.
Developing your career
Meet our people
Find out more about the amazing, talented, driven people who are shaping their own career here at Aviva Investors - and shaping the company too.
Meet Zoe Austin, PM - Alternative Income Solutions at Aviva Investors
The Aviva Accelerating Leadership programme helped Zoe develop a global support network, and inspired her to seek out new challenges in her career.
Meet Lewis Blissett, Client Solutions Manager at Aviva Investors
After transitioning from publishing to a role in asset management at Aviva Investors, Lewis sought out expertise in the wider business to grow his own knowledge.
Meet Jolanta Touzard, Director - Infrastructure Equity at Aviva Investors
Supported by a mentor during her maternity leave, Jolanta returned to work with renewed energy. This she channelled into her daily work and career progression.
Meet Lucy Zhang, LDI Portfolio Analyst at Aviva Investors
The Aviva Investors Future Talent Programme gave Lucy the opportunity to meet senior leaders and make valuable connections with colleagues across the business.
Meet Shane Buckley, Product Development Manager at Aviva Investors
Getting involved in different projects gave Shane insight into other areas of Aviva Investors. This was invaluable when he was ready to make a change.
Meet Suzanne Orr, Head of Legal, Alternative Income at Aviva Investors
17 Dec 2019
Secondments in London and Singapore took Suzanne out of her comfort zone, helping her develop the vital skills needed to move her career forward.