Experienced Administrator - Pensions Projects

Salary Description:
Highly competitive salary and benefits package.
Location Description:
South Birmingham
Job Role:
Pensions Administrator
Employment Type:
Contract Type:
Application Deadline:
22nd June 2020
Susan Ford Recruitment
Job Ref:
SF 203002

Our client, one of the leading independent UK pensions consultancies has a superb opportunity for an experienced pensions professional to join their as a specialist projects senior administrator in their pensions projects department.

The projects team provides support to the on-going administration teams by carrying out administration project work on both a regular basis and as required on an ad-hoc basis.

Day to day responsibilities include:

•    Communicate with clients, their employees, former employees and advisers
•    Read, research, and understand Scheme documentation and legislation and translate into a benefit Specification
•    Carry out activities in line with agreed service levels
•    Assist with administration and payroll duties for new client implementations
•    Check work of others to ensure accuracy and compliance with Scheme rules, procedures, and legislation
•    Prepare manual calculations or spreadsheet proforma to test against system generated output
•    Use strong data analysis skills
•    Consultancy, project based or committee work as agreed
•    Ensure that any customer concerns or complaints are processed correctly and raised with appropriate reporting Partners immediately
•    Build strong, effective client and team relationships
•    Liaise across Practice Areas
•    Support effective team working and encourage the team to look for efficiency gains and opportunities to carry out chargeable project work
•    Any other reasonable task as advised from time-to-time

The following candidate’s skills are essential:

·         You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and will ideally have progressed with Professional pensions examinations. 

·         You will have demonstrable pension administration experience with up to date technical and procedural knowledge of pensions scheme management

·         A strong knowledge of Microsoft applications particularly with Excel.

·         Ideally you will have an understanding of Prince2 project management methodologies

·         You will have excellent verbal, written and financial skills.

·         You will have the ability to establish and continue good working relationships and the ability to work effectively under pressure when required. 

·         You will be self-motivated and committed to maintain professional and ethical standards


There is a very competitive benefits package available to the successful candidate including:

·         Flexible working opportunities

·         A flexible annual leave scheme, a generous pension scheme and a competitive (discretionary) annual bonus

·         A wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle and stage

·         Career progression opportunities and a focus on training and professional development

If you feel you have the skills our client are looking for, please contact us today on 0121 684 1555 for a confidential discussion about the role and the company.  Alternatively, please send in your CV to susan.ford@sfrecruitment.co.uk quoting the job reference and indicating your salary expectations.

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