Pension Specialist

Job Type Finance
Location London - Victoria
Partnership Level 8
Closing Date 23/09/2021
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £32,500.00 - £46,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35


This role is a fixed term contract/secondment for 12 months.

What’s the role about?

We have an exciting opportunity as a pensions Specialist within a busy small team where you can utilise your existing pension knowledge and further develop your skills within a supportive environment, supporting partners and external stakeholders every day will offer a different challenge and opportunity.   


What will you be doing?

  •  Responsible for providing pensions technical expertise across the Operation. 

  • Ensure pension policy, legal, regulatory and internal controls are delivered, maintained and enhanced across the Operation. 

  •  Support delivery of all changes to systems, processes and procedures as required by updates to policy, practice or regulation.  

  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the quality of data and calculations held to ensure that the Operation can continue to be efficient, effective and compliant. 

  • Drive a culture of Continuous Improvement and lead team activities across the Operation. 

  • Inspire, motivate, coach and develop Partners within the Operation.    

What you'll already have?

  • A detailed and practical knowledge of statutory legislation pertinent to running DB and DC schemes

  • Working towards qualification of APMI or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

What else could you bring? 

  • Extensive experience within an occupational pension scheme administrator 

  • Some experience of managing teams of pension professionals

  • Excellent Excel knowledge as extensively used in the role 

Please note: 

  • As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early .


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Attachment: L8 Pension Specialist, Pension Operations_FINAL.pdf 


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