Benefits and Governance Consultant

Salary Description:
Competitive + Benefits
Location Description:
London, Glasgow, Cheltenham or Birmingham
Job Role:
Pensions Administrator, Pensions Consultant, Employee Benefits Consultant
Employment Type:
Full-time
Contract Type:
Permanent
Application Deadline:
Unspecified
Posted:
5th July 2024
Recruiter:
Barnett Waddingham
Job Ref:

The successful candidate will complete work for clients and will support the work of the senior pensions consultants in providing benefit and governance consultancy services. 

Responsibilities:

  • General consultancy, dealing with clients’ and third parties’ day to day telephone queries and emails, providing technical advice where appropriate.
  • Attending client meetings and taking an active role where applicable.
  • Checking straightforward calculations and proof reading text.
  • Taking responsibility for providing support to the senior pensions consultants and for completing own client work, both within deadlines.
  • Understanding requirements of Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations, and other guidance.
  • Researching new and/or technical topics and reporting back to the benefits and governance and actuarial teams.
  • Helping to develop standard spreadsheets, reports, documents and slides.
  • Supporting provision of benefits and governance advice, guidance and administration support service to clients, directly providing where appropriate.
  • Carrying out simple individual member calculations, including those related to pension tax.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Experience of working within an organisation administering a public sector pension scheme, preferably the Local Government Pension Scheme. 
  • Experience in dealing with customers or clients by email, telephone and face to face.
  • GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications) in Maths and English.
  • IT skills to perform all aspects of work efficiently, including experience in WORD, Excel and PowerPoint.

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.

Accessibility

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition, or individual need, which you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make adjustments to our processes to enable you a fair opportunity to showcase your skills. Please visit AbilityNet should you benefit from advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. Should you require information in a different format, have other accessibility or reasonable adjustment requirements or if you find any problems not listed on this page, please contact careers@barnett-waddingham.co.uk or call 0333 11 11 222.

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