Technical Pension Analyst
Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
£30 - £38000 per annum
Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for a Technical Pensions Analyst on behalf of a large professional services organisation based in Middlesbrough to play a key role in delivering the technical
support across all functions within this busy unit which deals with Public Sector Pension Schemes. The Technical Pensions Analyst will be expected to help shape and drive the direction of the technical team and more specifically ensure
that individual projects are delivered.
This post will require the holder to pass the Non-Police Personnel Vetting Level 3 requirements.
Key responsibilities & accountabilities
> Build and maintain good relationships with clients
> Liaison with Actuaries and Benefit Consultants on legislative matters.
> Act as a focal point for all technical queries
- Ensure compliance with scheme rules, industry regulations and pensions legislation
- Provide expert advice and guidance
- Assess complex technical pension issues and provide specialist expertise to team members and clients
- Contribute to the design and development of new approaches and solutions in line with business
and/or client needs
- Establish and maintain process for managing and administering sufficient quality controls
- Apply and revise as required process to ensure continued accuracy and quality of calculations and
- Provide expert guidance and coaching to team members
- Ad-hoc activities as determined by the business.
> Design and presentation of training seminars and programmes to scheme members, pension's
administration staff or employer's staff as required.
> Production of office procedures documentation, training manuals and other documentation as required.
> Attendance at various user groups as a representative of the company where required.
> Liaison with system suppliers and other relevant organisations.
Qualifications & Experience
> Preferably educated at least to 'A' level standard
> Relevant qualifications in the Pensions Industry desirable (e.g. Pensions Management Institute
Certification, Qualification in Pensions Administration - QPA).
> Direct, relevant experience of the Pensions Industry with proven and demonstrable project and people
> Advantageous to have experience of administering at least one of the following pension schemes: Police
Pension Scheme, Firefighters Pension Scheme, and/or Local Government Pension Scheme
Skills & Knowledge
> Good interpersonal skills
> Good written and communication skills
> Strong organisational, planning and prioritisation skills
> Desire to improve standards and develop new procedures and working practices
> Good commercial financial awareness
> Solid awareness of scheme rules, industry regulations, current pensions legislation and how these impact
on the business and its systems
> Previous experience in a pensions/financial services environment
> Experience of dealing with external clients
> Must be able to understand and comment on complex legislation
If you are interested in this position please apply, or contact Rebecca Douglas at Sellick Partnership.
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