Pension Administration Team Leader

Salary Description:
£Competitive + Benefits
Location Description:
Job Role:
Pensions Administration Manager, Pensions Administrator
Employment Type:
Contract Type:
Application Deadline:
30th January 2024
Barnett Waddingham
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We are proud to be a leading independent UK consultancy at the forefront of risk, pensions, investment, and insurance. Each individual delivers on our shared values and our commitment to ensuring the highest levels of trust, integrity, and quality. We aim to continue our growth by recruiting talented and committed individuals that have the desire to learn and develop. We strive to employ staff who share our values and can bring special skills - enhancing the service that we provide to our clients.

At Barnett Waddingham, we are currently recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Pension Administration Team Leader, to join a growing and enthusiastic team in our Cheltenham office. The successful Team Leader will come from a Pensions background, be an organised individual and have people management experience. 

Although your focus will be very much on managing the team and their service delivery, you may also have some client management responsibilities.  The way we work, means we can offer you a variety of developmental opportunities, which will align with your career aims and ambitions.


  • Hold regular 1:1 meetings with team members to discuss their development and performance.  
  • Have an input into recruitment processes and conduct interviews when required.
  • Take responsibility for the team’s workload and monitor their performance.
  • Provide project management support. 
  • Hold regular team meetings to discuss any client issues. 
  • Liaise with stakeholders.
  • Undertake a pro-active client facing role, attending client and prospect meetings as required. 
  • Develop and retain good working relationships with a portfolio of clients.


  • DB pension administration experience is essential.
  • Client management experience is preferred.
  • Strong understanding and experience in using Microsoft Office programmes. 

Benefits Summary

  • Competitive discretionary annual bonus
  • Core benefits paid for by BW including life assurance, group income protection, private medical cover and 25 days holiday per year with holiday trading
  • A generous pension scheme where we contribute 8% of your salary from day one of your employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support you and your family through any concerns or challenges you may experience
  • A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your life stage and lifestyle including a tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, health assessments, critical illness cover, extension of private medical cover or life assurance to family members, gym membership, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts at hundreds of retailers including supermarkets, fitness centres, travel and leisure companies.

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