Set your
ambitions free

Welcome to the Aviva Global Graduate Leadership Programme

Life’s full of unexpected twists and turns, and we’re here to make it a little easier for our 33-million customers. Providing first-class insurance, retirement, health and investment products, we make a difference to people, businesses and communities around the world by focusing on what really matters.

Introducing Aviva

Key deadlines

All applications are currently closed but will be opening again in September 2020.

The Global Graduate 
Leadership Programme

We’re building a business that puts customers at the heart of everything we do. And, to do that, we need ambitious and passionate people with the potential to disrupt our industry. We need leaders who are empowered to develop new and better ways to serve our customers and set us apart from the competition. Local knowledge and a clear strategy will enable us to deliver on the individual needs of every market we operate in. And that’s where you come in.

Our Global Graduate Leadership Programme is designed to inspire Aviva’s next generation of talent. We offer a comprehensive and considered training and development plan, and international assignment opportunities. You’ll leave equipped with the skills and experience you need to help lead our multinational, multicultural, FTSE 100 organisation into the future. 


The programme


Think internationally. Act locally

Aviva is a global business that prides itself on expert local understanding. As an Aviva graduate you may have the opportunity to work in exciting locations across the world; from the United Kingdom to Canada, from Singapore to France.

Our graduates

Adapting & evolving

A future as bright as our 324 year history begins with you. As Maurice Tulloch, our Group CEO explains, the new generation of graduates are at the heart of our future success.

“We look for the most talented individuals from around the world”



Entry criteria

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

  • A degree in any discipline (and the ability to commence full time employment in September 2020)
  • The ambition to lead at the highest levels
  • The propensity to work with different cultures
  • The flexibility to move locally and internationally
  • Multi-lingual skills would also be an advantage and you must be fluent in the language of the country to which you are applying

Application process

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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 eight 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 10-12 minutes to complete.

Take the quiz