Senior Project Administrator

Salary Description:
Location Description:
Job Role:
Pensions Administrator, Other
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Application Deadline:
18th February 2021
Barnett Waddingham
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The Pension Administration Practice Area provides services to trustees of UK occupational pension schemes such as DB, DC, CARE and cash balance

The Projects team provides support to the on-going administration teams by carrying out administration project work on both a regular and ad-hoc basis

We are now looking to recruit a Senior Project Administrator to work in our Birmingham office.

The Role

You'll demonstrate an understanding of the Pensions Regulator’s record keeping requirements and ensure the pension administration database is maintained so data quality standards are met. You'll check complex manual and computer generated benefit calculations and annual benefit statement calculations, as well as annual allowance calculations, SMPIs and Pension Savings statements and all related correspondence. You'll work with the Project Manager to create a Project Plan and proposed budget and take responsibility for all administration and payroll duties for new client implementations. You'll be required to provide updates at regular project meetings, including those held with clients and to read research, and understand Scheme documentation and legislation to produce a benefit specification. You'll be supporting the Pension Admin Projects team Leader in managing team workloads and ensuring that team members are performing effectively, developing junior members or deputising when required.

The Person

Ideally you will have a relevant degree, QPA or progress with PMI exams with a minimum GCSE C/Grade 5 in Maths and English. You'll have a solid background in Pension Administration with a strong understanding of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook. You'll also have knowledge of PRINCE 2 project methodologies.

What's in it for you

  • Working for a company listed as being in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020
  • A competitive (discretionary) annual bonus which has been paid out every year since BW's inception in 1989.
  • A set of core benefits paid for by BW including life assurance, group income protection, private medical cover and 25 days holiday per year
  • A generous pension scheme – we contribute 8% from day one of your employment
  • A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your age and lifestyle including holiday trading, tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, health assessments, critical illness cover, extension of private medical cover for family, extension of life assurance for partners, interest-free season ticket loan, dining card with discounts of up to 50%, give as you earn to your favourite charity, gym membership, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts at hundreds of retailers including fitness centres, travel and leisure companies.
  • Career progression opportunities and a focus on training and professional development.
  • Fresh fruit and hot & cold drinks provided free of charge
  • Sports & social clubs and groups
  • Dress-down Fridays
  • 1 paid volunteering day per year
  • Match-funding for individuals raising money for a recognised charity

Values at Barnett Waddingham

Our values are important to us and we want them to be important to you too: Principled, Quality, Partnership and Respect.

Wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham

Employee wellbeing has always been important to Barnett Waddingham and we believe that wellbeing at work is an awareness of where issues can arise and balancing the needs of employees and the business.  We have a number of programmes to support wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham.

Diversity at Barnett Waddingham

We want to have a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe that it will provide us with high performing teams that will be the driving force behind our continued success.

Corporate Social Investment at Barnett Waddingham

As a firm, we recognise that we have an impact that goes beyond our core activities.

Our corporate social investment programme is an integral part of what we do and is focused on ensuring that our overall impact is a positive one.



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