Set your
ambitions free

The Global Graduate Leadership Programme

Our purpose is to free our 34 million customers from the fear of life's uncertainties. Providing first-class insurance, retirement, health and investment products, we make a difference to people, businesses and communities around the world. That gives us a unique competitive advantage too – we are one of only a few in the world to offer this.  And we’ve got big ambitions for the future.

Introducing Aviva

Key deadlines

Applications for our 2017 intake have now closed, but we’ll be opening again in mid-September 2017 to recruit for our 2018 scheme!

Applications open: 

  • 5th September 2017

Applications close: 

  • Closing dates vary by region, watch this space for the latest information

The Global Graduate 
Leadership Programme

To become the market leader, we’re building a business that puts innovation and fresh thinking front and centre. And to do that, we need ambitious and determined leaders. Passionate leaders who aren’t afraid of disrupting the industry as they strive to develop even better products and services for our customers. And that’s why we need local knowledge and clear strategies. It’s the only way we can deliver on the individual needs of each and every market we operate in. 

That’s where you come in. Our Global Graduate Leadership Programme is designed to inspire Aviva’s next generation and is absolutely integral to our success. It will equip you with the skills you need to succeed and take our multinational, multicultural, FTSE-100 organisation into the future. 

The Programme

Hear from
Maurice Tulloch

Hear from Maurice Tulloch, Global CEO General Insurance, as he explains how critical the new generation of graduates are to the future success of Aviva. 

“What we’re really looking for is people that share the same passion and ambition to make a difference”

Entry criteria

In order to qualify for the programme, you’ll need:

  • A 2.1 or above (or international equivalent, the details of which are available here) in any degree discipline
  • The ambition to lead at the highest levels
  • The propensity to work with different cultures
  • The flexibility to move globally
  • Multi-lingual skills would also be an advantage

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Is the programme right
for you?

Friendly. Supportive. Collaborative. Our culture is all of these things and more. And we need people who share these values and are genuinely proud to work here. It’s all part of our plan to become the leader of the industry formed by people truly dedicated to our cause.


We’ve put together a quiz featuring six questions and scenarios that will help you get a sense of whether you and Aviva are a good fit for each other.  This will take about 5-7 minutes to complete.

Take the quiz