Pension Manager

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    Farnborough, Hampshire

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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  • Client:

    Marks and Spencer

Role: Group Pensions Manager

Location: Farnborough

Contract: 2 Months (Potential for Perm)

Pay Rate: Competitive daily rates! (Perm position Salary £68k)

Role Purpose:

* The role will design, develop and implement pension programs, policies and processes in support of achieving business goals on sound commercial terms.

* Act as Trustee secretary and manage all meetings, advice and training for the Trustee Board.

Key Accountabilities:

* To act as lead on all pension and related deliverables, to keep abreast of current developments in the pensions market and provide strategic advice as required.

* Work with business leaders, Trustees, HR, EEG and advisers to develop pension solutions appropriate to the workforce over the medium to long term.

* Manage executive pension and risk benefit arrangements and be conversant with Annual and Lifetime Allowance concerns and possible solutions.

* Ensure that all pension schemes operate effectively and meet performance and quality targets and are compliant with industry and regulatory standards.

* Manage pension scheme advisers and administrators to achieve SLAs in response to member requests etc. and be the escalation point for queries.

* Be the subject matter expert and respond to HR, business and finance queries and requests for support in relation to pensions (e.g. M&A, TUPE etc.).

* Arrange Trustee and sub-committee meetings, prepare and issue meeting agenda and papers, draft minutes and issue to the Trustees & advisers and manage actions arising

Key Capabilities/Knowledge:

* Strong interpersonal skills including relationship management and an ability to influence though collaboration.

* Exceptional analytical ability with a systematic, logical approach and a highly developed problem solving ability.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills.

* Ability to deliver complex projects whilst managing conflicting priorities.

* A self-starter able to work in an unstructured environment.

Experience & Qualifications:

1. Pensions managerial experience in a large complex company with legacy DB arrangements.
2. APMI/ FPMI qualified or equivalent.
3. Demonstrable experience in delivering strategic pension projects and solutions.
4. Advanced Excel, strong Word and PowerPoint skills.

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