To provide support to the Head of Pensions and Pensions Manager in relation to the administrative and operational matters of the Pension Schemes.

About the role
• Supervise individuals in the Pensions Team on the operation and administration. Develop junior members of the Pensions Team to deliver effective succession planning for all roles
• Provide pro-active guidance to employees, the wider HR community and resolve queries in relation to the pension arrangements
• Maintain and improve effective working relationships within HR and Finance, along with the 3rd party scheme administrators for an effective delivery of pension services
• Evaluate and look to continually improve the development of the plain English communications strategies and materials
• Manage work streams and provide oversight and support to Business-wide large projects in relation to the delivery of pension related benefits and to lead on small-medium pension related projects. Provide support on HR initiatives as required
• Check and improve the more complex calculations of contributions and benefits for scheme members across the various pension schemes
• To provide support to the Pensions Manager in the preparation of the Trustees/Committee meetings along with attending the meetings as and when required
• Identify and recommend appropriate department improvements to Head of Pensions, to improve company processes, systems and data accuracy. Once improvements are agreed then proceed to implement
• Deliver presentations on company pension arrangements to employees and the HR teams as required
• Carry out any additional duties within reason as and when required

About you
• Experience of working within an occupational pensions department
• Knowledge of the provision and legislation of UK pension benefits
• Experience of a wide range of aspects of pension scheme administration and the calculation of benefits
• Appropriate pensions professional qualification
• Excellent communicator
• Has a willingness to develop others
• Ability to effectively communicate complex information and issues to non-specialists
• Ability to manage customer expectation and deliver great customer service
• Highly analytical individual who has high attention to detail
• Able to build strong relationships with boy key internal and external stakeholders

To discuss this role in confidence please call Jo Whittington on 020 7293 7022 or email please quote reference 1378453.

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Posted: 07/03/2023
Buckinghamshire/hybrid working
Job type
£To £44,000 per annum
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