Pensions Operations Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Epsom
Salary
60000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP65000/annum
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Pensions Operations Manager job in Epsom, Surrey for up to GBP65K

An outstanding new job opportunity has arisen for a Pensions Operations Manager in Epsom, Surrey, for the UK operation of this global business.

As the Pensions Operations Manager, you will have responsibility for managing secretariat and operational service from third party suppliers, especially the external pension and life assurance administrator, to achieve compliance. You will also work to improve the service offerings to align with business requirements.

The Pensions Operations Manager will be a member of the reward team, so you would oversee a variety of different pension and life assurance schemes. You will provide leadership in driving Trustee strategy, policy and business planning, and navigate the Trustee body through the complex issues created by the Plan's specific circumstances.

The ideal candidate will be:

- Professionally qualified either APMI or similar (or part qualified working to complete)
- Degree - ideally in an analytical subject.
- Blend of in house and third party pension administration experience
- Experience of managing external suppliers (secretariat, pension administration and other advisors) including participating in review meetings, reviewing management information and trends associated with performance and liaison with Trustees to resolve issues
- Experience of working within a centre of excellence as part of a broader reward and benefits team supporting the management of large, complex trust-based defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes as well as smaller acquired schemes
- Evidence of assisting with complex member queries and complaint cases (particularly pensions), investigating issues with appropriate stakeholders and enabling the administration team to communicate outcomes to members, providing direct communication where required..
- Evidence of working with and supervising third party pension administrators, Well developed numerical and analytical skills to deal with a wide variety of financial and pension related requirements
- Experience in the use of MS Office Word and Excel to an advanced level
- Experience of working with and extracting data from an HR database (ideally Oracle HR)

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