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Job Description:

Core-Asset have an exciting new role for an Associate Actuarial Consultant to join the Wind Up team of a leading pensions and investment firm. It is essential to have experience of Defined Benefit pension schemes either in actuarial, administration or pension scheme management roles.

You will focus on delivering advice to clients; building relationships with client contacts and managing projects.

This role can be based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, or Birmingham.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Experience of DB pension schemes either in actuarial, administration or pension scheme management roles.
  • First class interpersonal and client relationship management skills.
  • First class organisational and communication abilities.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands.
  • Able to co-ordinate activity within individual client teams.
  • Driven and motivated to develop a career in a client focused consultancy.
  • Able to demonstrate a proactive approach in developing technical, consultancy and management skills.
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems

Core Responsibilities:

  • Leading (or supporting) on a number of wind up projects including being the direct contact for the trustees/working party and liaising with other relevant stakeholders.
  • Providing oversight when both planning for and carrying out scheme wind up projects and putting together the relevant project plans.
  • Leading (or supporting) on strategic and technical aspects related to wind ups, e.g. comparing scheme factors to insurer factors, carrying out winding up lump sum exercises, inputting into funding reserves and providing surplus balance sheets.
  • There may also be opportunities to support other areas of the business (for example in risk transfer, actuarial consulting, scheme governance, proposition development and new business).
  • Responsible for the delivery against project plans, escalating project risks and contingencies when needed.
  • Delivering training to clients.
  • Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with your clients.
  • Preparing client invoices within internal deadlines and subject to internal procedures.
  • Ensuring comprehensive audit trails are maintained.
  • Developing knowledge and keeping up-to-date with developments in pensions law and practice which are relevant to the requirements of the job.


  • 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: 15633

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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Kamilla Mathias Senior Consultant, Front Office Asset Management

Kamilla graduated with a First-Class Degree in Business Management from Edinburgh Napier University in 2019. She joined Core-Asset Consulting in January 2013 initially as an Associate.

Kamilla is responsible for Front Office Asset Management Recruitment across Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset, Private Equity and Alternatives, together with supporting Core-Asset’s International Executive Search capabilities which operates Globally. Kamilla is trilingual in English, German and Russian.

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