Senior Defined Benefit Pension Administrator

360 Search Location: Ireland Contact: Derek Fitzgerald
8th September 2017 Email: dftizgerald@360search.ie
Full Time

Purpose of Job

Working as a member of a Corporate Pensions Administration Team, with responsibility, for providing a range of administration services for medium and large clients.

  • This will involve working to  agreed service standards and client deadlines, complying with internal procedures to provide a consistent and proactive client service to the highest standards.
  • Working closely with and supporting the team leader the person will be responsible for helping to ensure the successful integration and training of new additions to the team.
  • Also responsible for providing technical support to team members and helping resolve customer issues.

Principle Responsibilities include:

  • Administration management of a portfolio of corporate client Defined Benefit Pension Schemes.  Ensure that all aspects of the day to day administration of the client portfolio is delivered to the highest standards, including completion of renewals, dealing with all financial transactions, issuing of benefit statements, leaver option statements and preparation of trustee annual reports.
  • Meeting agreed service standards and adhere to standard procedures.
  • Ensure agreed procedures are followed in the team.
  • Communicating with all clients and dealing with internal customers in a professional and proactive manner.
  • Attending trustee and client meetings as required.
  • Provide feedback and support to the team leader on all aspects of work in the team.
  • Planning and co-ordinating your work with the team leader (to meet agreed deadlines).
  • To undertake special job assignments as appropriate.
  • Assist and support business development in liaison with Head of Administration.
  • Participate in training programmes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • QFA Qualified
  • Working with the team leader and Head of Administration you will have a flexible approach to the job as required and provide support in helping to meet deadlines or take on additional responsibilities.
  • Experience in Defined Benefit Pensions Administration in a Pensions Benefits Consultancy background administering all aspects of Defined Benefit and Public Sector Pension Schemes would be an advantage although candidates with a good Insurance Company background will be considered provided the relevant experience has been gained.
  • You are expected to have a thorough understanding of the underlying Pensions Legislation and regulatory environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required together with an ability to work of your own initiative.
  • Good attention to detail with strong analytical skills.
  • You will also have relevant computer skills such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook etc and have built up a sound knowledge of a Pensions Administration system.

 

Applications:

Please respond with your Curriculum Vitae, in the strictest confidence, to:

Derek Fitzgerald
360 SEARCH
26 Lower Baggot Street
Dublin 2

dftizgerald@360search.ie