The client will consider a six-figure base salary to ensure the right calibre of post-holder.
The role is banded because the amount offered will vary depending on your related experience.
The top banding is for a 'tick all the boxes' candidate or for someone with additional skill sets to bring to the role.
You will have overall management of the Group’s pension arrangements ensuring at all times compliance with legislation and internal standards of operation. You will ensure the communication of pension change as a result of changes to legislation and through internal reorganisation/rationalisation, to include the production of all pension scheme literature. You will have dealt with the production of valuation data for all Group pension arrangements as periodically required, cash flow monitoring, through to the production and audit of Group scheme accounts, and your own departmental budget.
Your role will entail providing overall management for the various Group pension arrangements. You will provide Secretarial Services to the Trustees of various Group Schemes, working closely with the Chairman, arranging all Trustee meetings, production of Board papers, preparation of minutes and liaison with all advisers and regulatory authorities as required. You will advise Group trustees on matters of pension policy on a proactive basis and bring to their attention such matters as are deemed to be relevant and material to their roles in order to ensure that best practice is maintained.
You will be able to lead and co-ordinate the management of projects within the Department arising from amongst other things; scheme mergers, acquisitions, rationalisation of Group schemes and pension data reviews to comply with legislative and best practice. You will be, and continue to keep up to date with, legislative change and any technical developments within the industry and ensure that all stakeholders are appropriately briefed.
You will work in partnership with the Pensions Administration Manager to ensure that all administrative departmental objectives are met, through establishing and maintaining clear and effective progress monitoring, reporting and control mechanisms. You will be someone who is used to overseeing staff experiencing some change, and have excellent people skills to forge new relationships and get the best out of your team. You will also be someone who actively motivates, coaches and supports function staff and provides opportunities for development.
This is a multi-faceted role, for someone who has undertaken a similar role within their career and is used to the cross section of areas to cover, and will enjoy working for a medium-sized in-house pension scheme, for a reputable company, as the number one contact for all pensions provision.
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