Investment Pension Project Officer
This Pensions Scheme, one of the largest defined benefit pension schemes in the world, employees have a wealth of opportunities to develop and shape service delivery. Be part of a team striving for top performance and evolving to meet the challenges of scale and increasing complexity whilst continuing to deliver value to our members and stakeholders.
The Fund looking to pool their investment assets by April 2018. An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Project Officer to support the Programme Manager with the implementation of investment pooling, in particular the implementation of the asset servicer for depository and custodian.
The post is required to work at a strategic and operational level to support the Programme Manager to manage projects and to co-ordinate the day-to-day activities to a high standard within budget and delivered within agreed timescales.
Duties will include;
· To support the Programme Manager to manage projects ensuring they are scoped, documented and have deliverables that are defined and delivered within agreed timescales and within budget
· To co-ordinate the day-to-day activities of project delivery, monitor activities against the plan and notify the Programme Manager of corrective actions as appropriate.
· To report to the appropriate contact, progress, highlights issues and risks across the pool and ensuring the Programme Manager is kept up to date with current projects.
The ideal candidate will have Investment experience and or qualified of working in an investment or pensions environment with Asset Allocation and project management experience with strong awareness of project management methodologies. They must have substantial experience of working in an investments function, are highly organised, able to prioritise effectively working under own initiative and to work accurately to deadlines.
They must demonstrate good customer focus and skills to engage with the business to obtain an understanding and direction from both internal customers and external partners with good business acumen to understand business issues with a drive to initiate and deliver change.