A fantastic opportunity for an Occupational Pensions professional with sound Defined Benefit technical knowledge (including some exposure to Public Sector benefits) and advanced Excel skills. We are seeking someone with the ability to communicate with highly educated and high-earning professionals about their benefits. This will include obtaining from them information needed to estimate benefits, as well as explaining complex benefits in plain English. You will have excellent pension calculation skills to include; Benefit estimations, Annual allowance calculations, Lifetime allowance calculations
You must have an all-round competence in DB pension calculations, ideally with experience of a number of different types of DB scheme (such as Final Salary, Career Average, Cash Balance). You will have an understanding of the benefit structure of one or more Public Sector schemes and the impact of McCloud. Whilst preference will be given to people familiar with NHS Pensions, this could also include Civil Service, Teachers’, Local Government, Police or Firefighters’ schemes.
The huge publicity around the impact of the Annual Allowance and the Lifetime Allowance in particular on doctors is leading to increased demand for expert pension guidance. This is a growing field offering promising development opportunities to the right person. The ideal candidate will be a committed pension's professional combining sound pension technical knowledge with engaging interpersonal skills and who is looking to progress within a consulting environment. The role will support the Pensions Technical Consultant.
To be suitable for this role it is expected you will need at least 5 years’ Defined Benefits pensions experience gained within employer in-house pension departments and/or third party scheme administrators or actuarial/employee benefit consultancies. You are also likely to have, or to have progressed towards, Pensions Management Institute professional qualifications.
The employer are based in Devon but fully remote workers will be considered so candidates from all over the UK are welcome to apply.
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