Pension Solutions Analyst

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Description

Our Client is one of the UK’s leading and fastest growing fintech companies, and they are now seeking a UK pensions expert to join their exciting and business-critical Solutions Team. You will be playing a key role as the UK pensions subject matter expert in a consulting and analytical capacity, helping customers solve how they can deliver their pensions and savings products using our Client’s platforms and digital solutions.

This is a permanent staff role, based in our Client’s central London HQ (post COVID), with work-from-home flexibility offered. State-of-the-art, evolving technology, collaboration and diversity is at the core of this organisation’s user-centric culture. If you are looking for a company to embrace your innovative ideas in a welcoming and collaborative environment, then this is the place to do it! They are excited about evolving dynamically to stay at the forefront of the latest technology, and even more excited about cultivating a diverse workforce of passionate people eager to progress and grow (alongside their own rapid growth!)

Role and responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following;

  • Analyse this company’s client’s pensions administration requirements as part of the pre-sales process and document any gaps in functionality
  • Lead the discussion with clients and prospects on new functionality needed to enhance the platform and how existing pensions functionality meets their needs
  • Act in a consulting capacity with clients and potential clients to define the overall solution and how they plan to use the platform’s functionality
  • Work with customers in gathering their business requirements as part of the pre-discovery phase of a platform implementation
  • Build up a knowledgebase of pensions requirements in the UK and keep abreast of any regulatory or compliance requirements
  • Develop best practice processes and standards for effectively running a pensions business on our Client’s platform
  • Participate in pre sales pitches and selection processes, giving prospects details of pensions functionality supported by our Client’s platform
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings and updates both internally and with clients, as and when requested

Knowledge and experience required;

  • Significant and proven experience consulting, advising or managing UK pension schemes specifically defined contributions
  • Knowledge of the pensions and benefits market in the UK
  • Experience in a client facing role is required
  • Proven ability to analyse a client’s pensions administration requirements, specifically as they relate to the underlying technology that supports the administration
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Good understanding of the pre-sales process including RFPs and due diligence exercises
  • Must be a resident in the UK, as there is no relocation allowance included, and be able to commute into London on a daily basis

Benefits

Our Client offers competitive salaries, great colleagues and excellent benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays. One extra day holiday after two years and then every year up to 30 days holiday
  • Pension scheme using salary sacrifice
  • £500 personal training budget every year to spend on courses or conferences or training materials
  • Health Insurance (incl. Dental and Eyecare)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity (maternity – 6 months fully paid/paternity – 3 weeks fully paid)
  • Five week sabbatical after five years employment
  • Season ticket loans
  • Cycle2Work scheme

Due to the high levels of interest in our advertised vacancies and the number of applications we receive, Simpson Booth regrets that it is not possible to respond to all submissions. If you have not heard from Simpson Booth regarding your application within 14 days please assume that, in this instance, you have been unsuccessful.