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Job Description:

Our client, one the UK's leading pensions investment consultancies, is looking for an Administration Consulting Analyst to join their team. The successful candidate will support the delivery and implementation of value-adding pensions administration projects to all of their existing and new clients.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or has relevant equivalent experience.
  • APMI or working towards this.
  • Comprehensive experience working in pensions operations and administration in the UK.
  • Detailed and up to date knowledge of legislation relating to both DB and DC pension arrangements.
  • Experience of data cleanse and rectification exercises plus undertaking complex calculations.
  • Strong analytical skills (essential).
  • Intermediate or advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Experience of managing projects to deadlines, high quality standards, scope and cost.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated in the ability to engage with clients, colleagues and peers successfully across different functions and levels within the organisation nationally
  • Able to effectively present and communicate complex findings and make recommendations to scheme trustees and non-technical audiences

Core Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with pensions administration client teams nationally to analyse requirements, help to determine the scope of a project and assist with its successful delivery, in line with the client's expectations.
  • Delivers assigned pensions administration related services and projects to a portfolio of TPA client projects.
  • Acts as a point of reference on non-standard project cases.
  • Supports new business activities to acquire new project and bespoke client admin work, as appropriate
  • Completes all tasks in accordance with project plan timescales.
  • Committed to continuous improvements in the delivery of work.
  • Monitors time spent to ensure profitability of assignments.
  • Adheres and contributes to the professional standards and quality systems of the firm e.g. peer review process, model quality and other best practice notes, advice and practice frameworks.
  • Adheres to the firm's Information Security standards, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for drafting and reviewing project reports and presenting results and recommendations to colleagues or directly to clients.


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15254

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Titta Hukkanen Business Manager, Business Support Services

Titta has worked at Core-Asset Consulting since 2008. She joined the company after graduating from Edinburgh Napier University with a 2.1 degree in Business Management. Titta moved to Edinburgh from Finland in 2002.

Titta specialises in recruiting individuals across a wide spectrum of roles in Business Support Services including Compliance and Risk, Marketing, PR and Human Resources.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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