Pensions Consultant / Senior Pensions Consultant - Project Lead

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Location
Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary
£27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Closes
26 Sep 2017
Ref
HMCI-20
Contact
Daniela Brazza
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Pensions Consultant

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £27,000 to £38,000 depending on experience

The company is one of the UK's leading independent consulting firms that specialises in Pensions, Systems and Data. The company is independently owned and has enjoyed rapid growth over the last 10 years recently being awarded 'Investec Mid-Market 100 UK Fastest Growing Companies' and the London Stock Exchange 1000 companies to Inspire Britain.

This is a client facing role supporting defined benefit pension scheme clients. Any candidate will need to have clear and confident manner and the ability to speak with authority on all aspects of defined benefit pensions. The core of the day to day business is around pensions data analysis and prior knowledge of pensions administration is essential.

You will be joining one of the most rapidly expanding areas of the business. As a part of the consulting team, you will help to:

  • Maintain the exceptional standards for ITM's support of clients
  • Deliver large, complex projects
  • Adhere to the company's four core principles of Inclusivity, Integrity, Inspiration and Innovation

During peak periods, the consulting team can be working on a number of projects. Candidates for this role must be able to simultaneously prioritise their workloads, deal with multiple enquires and maintain a pleasant attitude to clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project delivery / management - managing client delivery to Project Initiation Document (PID) requirements
  • Client management - managing client expectations and developing relationships
  • Resource management - optimising delivery
  • Specialist technical resource - including data analysis, calculation specification, ad hoc consulting
  • Team / people management (where applicable) - ensuring staff and teams remain focused on objectives, delivery and strategies whilst maintaining morale
  • Business assurance (BA) - ensuring quality of product against company and client requirements
  • Creating work packages and ensuring this is communicated to and understood by team members allocated to the project
  • Maintaining existing relationships with clients
  • Acting as Consultant to the company's clients
  • Proactively seeking resolution of any client issues
  • Identifying and developing new service opportunities and income streams
  • Supporting directors in new business and client development pitches and proposals
  • Leading client presentations
  • Sharing personal knowledge and skills to support the development of team members
  • Ensuring the team is motivated and focused to deliver on expectations of clients through frequent and meaningful communication
  • Ensuring there is a sufficient level of skill available at all times by proactively planning training and cross-training activities to retain flexibility
  • Ensuring ISO 9001 processes are followed
  • Ensuring ISO 27001 processes are followed
  • Ensuring AAF processes are followed
  • Ensuring own work is peer reviewed
  • Peer reviewing outputs from team members
  • Identifying improvements and efficiencies with current BA processes

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent MS Office skills, especially Excel
  • Pensions knowledge - legislation, terminology, calculations, administration
  • Data analysis techniques and processes
  • Familiar with project management methodologies
  • High-level knowledge of SQL desirable

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of; Senior Consultant, Pensions Consultant, Pensions Software Consultant may also be considered for this role.

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