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Senior Manager - Pensions Administration

Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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Role and Responsibilities

The Pensions Administration Consulting team has a vacancy for a Senior Administration Consultant who will be part of a team based in either Reading or Bristol.

The team provides strategic advice on and carries out detailed integrity assessments of pensions administration operations. The growth in demand for these services has increased dramatically in the last 2 years, with continuing demand from both Trustees and corporate clients.

As a senior member of the team, you will lead the delivery of administration consulting projects to a broad selection of pension clients, including some of the largest pension schemes in the UK.

Typical projects include: data and benefit audit projects, administration operation reviews, administration outsourcing and provider selections, governance reviews and a wide range of other projects.

You will be responsible for developing strategic solutions relating to pension scheme operations, overseeing the delivery of our services to clients, reviewing the work of junior individuals to ensure that deliverables are compliant and taking a lead in client relationship management.

Your responsibilities will also include participating in business development activity and undertaking a people management role within the team.

Experience and background

Successful candidates will have the following:

- Excellent client management relationship skills
- Relevant experience working in the pensions industry, particularly a strong understanding of pensions administration operations and what constitutes “best practice”
- Experience of working with trustees and Board level corporate clients
- Proactive approach Professional qualifications eg. APMI
- A proven track record in consulting with clients in a mainstream employee benefits firm
- Ability to lead and coach less experienced staff and work closely with colleagues in multi-disciplinary client service teams

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