Senior Pensions Administrator

in pact consulting
Reading, UK
18 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity to work for a leading Pensions Consultancy who has an excellent reputation in their sector

A vacancy has arisen in their Reading Office for a Senior Pensions Administrator.

Duties include:
  • Acting as a key member of the pensions administration team, providing support to the assigned team leader and where applicable, deputising for team leader when absent.
  • Day to day management of client relationships with trustees, scheme members and corporate clients, acting as first point of contact where applicable, taking a proactive stance to gain an extensive knowledge of their assigned client portfolio.
  • Project managing projects such as renewals, benefit statements, life assurance, PHI and lifestyling/investment switches.
  • Handling any data processing and administration tasks, ensuring projects are fully monitored and completed in line with customer and legislation requirements.
  • Preparing for and where appropriate participating in trustee meetings.
  • Handling complex pensions queries and pensions consultative advice.
  • Performing complex manual benefits calculations.
  • Updating relevant pension's administration databases and systems.
  • Checking of work completed by more junior staff at associate and senior associate levels, including calculations, correspondence, reports and data updates.
  • Take part in marketing and new business activities including completing tender responses, attending pitches and presenting at site visits.
  • Keeping abreast of technical and legislative developments within the pensions industry.

Skills required:
  • Previous pensions administration experience of Defined Contributions (DC) schemes including leavers, retirements, deaths, transfers in, transfers out, monthly processing and investment, benefit statements, renewals and lifestyling/investment switches.
  • Experience of current pensions legislation and framework is essential
  • Experience of checking and mentoring more junior members of staff is required.
  • Third party pension's administration experience preferred.
  • IT proficient, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint.

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