Senior Pensions Administrator

Job Title: Senior Pensions Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 22 days Holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Start Date: asap
Reference: bb283882_1551093157
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2019 11:12

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Administrator

Reporting To: Operations Manager

Additional Benefits: Pension, Healthcare, 22 days holiday rising to 25 plus statutory bank holidays

Our client is setting up a new Pensions department to provide a pension offering, this will be fully integrated with the companies wider group. Involved from launch the Senior Administrator will be core to the service delivery and administration aspects of the company ensuring:

  • the customer service delivery is to the companies unwavering standards of excellence;
  • administrative processes are completed within service level agreements;
  • they are the subject matter expert on pension administration;
  • company culture and ethos is prevalent throughout.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building extensive knowledge of all areas of company Pensions.
  • Maintaining excellent client relationships through proactive measures and strong communication.
  • Providing accurate, valid and complete information to clients using data, functionality and resource available.
  • Administration of Self Invested Personal Pension and Personal Pension Schemes using multiple applications.
  • Owning the responsibility of pensions administration SME for the operational team, providing strong support to peers.
  • Reviewing process exceptions to identify root cause and resolution steps, giving consideration to futher impact and client outcomes.
  • Collating and feeding back trends in queries and exceptions to help facilitate service and operational improvements.
  • Advocate of continuous process development, sharing a culture of improvement and innovation.
  • Identification of relevant risks to the business, conducting analysis and evaluation of potential risks.
  • Working on projects for policy or regulatory changes to assess the impact on existing controls.
  • Provision of information, support and challenge on projects and implementation where required.
  • Contributing towards a positive team environment with high levels of motivation and strong team spirit.

Skills required:

  • SIPP administration experience. Technical pensions knowledge and a good understanding of pensions regulation advantageous.
  • Demonstrable administrative skills, including effective time management, prioritisation and communication.
  • Client service orientation, understanding how to deliver excellent service.
  • Proven track record of working accurately within defined processes.
  • Tenacious and committed to understanding detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficient user of Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritise multiple tasks simultaneously.

Qualifications strongly desirable:

  • Degree OR Level 4 CII Accreditation
  • CII FA2 Pensions Administration

Personal characteristics:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent understanding of customer / client requirements.
  • A natural creative flair, ideas and energy to introduce new concepts and innovations is advantageous.
  • Willingness to develop systems, learn new concepts and broaden industry knowledge.
  • Highly motivated with a will to thrive in a challenging, fast paced environment.

If the above sounds like you - then apply NOW to be considered for this exciting new role!

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