Pensions Specalist Consultant

  • Job Reference: GSPSC01
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Love Success plc
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £300 to £450 Per Day
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 2-10 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you an experienced and professional Pensions Specialist Consultant?

Our client, a global organisation, is seeking a temporary/contractor for a period of 2 - 12 months (depending on the project). This role is based in Chesterfield and will be paying a competitive rate of £300 - £450 per day (depending on experience).

You will need to have the following:

  • Proven experience of both Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC) (a minimum of 12 months).
  • The ability to deal with complex pension-related queries in writing and by phone.
  • Experience of working on scheme events such as benefit statements, AVC statements, pension saving statements, scheme valuation, and pension increase.
  • Ideally current knowledge of pensions legislation and regulations.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, ideally to an advanced level in Excel.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative to agreed Service Level Agreements.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The ability to carry out manual calculations.

The ideal candidate will have completed the following:

  • Leadership of a team.
  • Responsible for allocating and checking work, which consists mainly of retirements, transfers, deaths, and divorce.
  • Working on projects such as Barber and GMP reconciliation and also historic changes to deferred spouses pensions that were missed by a previous administrator.
  • Final signoff for another large DB scheme before the requests go to the trustees for approval then a payment is made.
  • Assisting dealing with new entrants, transfers, member queries, and updating records.
  • Working on GMP reconciliations, reviewing retirement calculations that were previously done wrong.
  • Getting schemes ready to enter the Pension Protection Fund and various data cleaning exercises.
  • Producing and checking calculations on 12 Defined Benefit Pension Schemes.
  • Have dealt with any projects such as large redundancy exercises, etc.

If you are interested, please apply below or email georgiasharman@lovesuccess.co.uk.