Pensions Project Team Manager

Recruiter
Clearwater People Solutions
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1270449499
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pensions Project Team Manager

Newcastle

Pensions Project Team Manager needed for a multinational organisation based in Newcastle who are looking to employ an experienced Pensions Project Team Manager with an in-depth knowledge of pensions, a proven history of managing a team of Project Analysts.

Some of the main duties of the Pensions Project Team Manager will include:
  • Assisting where appropriate leading the provision of pensions projects
  • Overseeing day to day management of client relationships with trustees and corporate clients, and participation in trustee and client meetings where applicable.
  • Providing expert project solutions; keeping abreast of technical and legislative developments within the pensions industry.
  • Ensuring projects are fully scoped, costed, monitored and completed in line with customer and legislation requirements.
  • Taking responsibility for all aspects of project billing
  • Leading non-client activities, conducting internal audits, being alert to potential improvements in processes, quality improvement and implementing changes. Ensuring Governance tracking measures (for example central spreadsheets, error logs etc) are updated promptly.
  • Identifying team objectives or other necessary changes in line with business needs, and actively implements appropriate course of action.
  • Formal staff management responsibilities including areas such as; conducting appraisals, setting individual and team objectives, handling HR, performance management issues and recruitment related activities as and where required.
  • Formal responsibilities for mentoring, training, coaching and developing of pensions project team members. Ensuring adherence to company policies and working procedures.
  • Forging strong working relationships with other departments/teams both internal and external to the Company in order to provide a total service to our clients.

In order to be the successful Pensions Project Team Manager and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
  • Pensions knowledge and experience is essential.
  • Experience of operating within and contributing to a compliant framework, and a strong understanding of quality standards.
  • Previous line management experience is required, including appraisal process, HR issue management, performance management and recruitment related activities.
  • IT proficient, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint.
  • Proven leadership proficiency - both mentoring and motivating.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills required to inspire, motivate, lead and manage adverse team of professionals from trainee to senior consultant levels.
  • Resilience and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • A high degree of organisation with the ability to plan and prioritise workloads.
  • Confidence in dealing at a senior level and have a creative and forward-thinking approach.
  • Ability to recognise the need for a customer focused approach to their service delivery both in terms of quality and exceeding customer expectations.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Pensions Project Team Manager. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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