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Associate Consultant Defined Benefit Consulting

Posted 9 March by Capita Ended

Associate Consultant (Defined Benefit Consulting)


Competitive salary plus benefits

Do you have Defined Benefit pension experience and are seeking to develop a rewarding career in Defined Benefit consultancy?

About the role

The Associate Consultant provides support to the Consultants and clients within the DB Consulting & Scheme Management practice area.

About Capita | Employee Solutions

As one of the UK's leading advisers on pensions, we provide actuarial, investment and consulting services for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of all sizes, including journey planning, funding and risk management strategies.

Capita Employee Solutions (CES) provide award-winning pensions and employee benefits solutions. As one of the leading consultancies in the UK, our specialist knowledge and expertise ensures we create innovative solutions which can make a real difference to our clients and their employees.

We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What you will do:

  • Provides a complete and professional support service to the Consultants, including preparation of draft communications, advice and papers produced within CES guidelines

  • Assists with preparation of new client agreements and scopes of work to CES standards

  • Provides support to the secretarial support team when required

  • Monitors time recording throughout the team ensuring correct protocols are observed.

  • Manages the team invoicing process

  • Updates the workflow processes for the team

  • Builds professional relationships with client's and other parties (administrators, auditors and other practices) becoming liaison in the absence of the Consultants

  • Liaises with other practice areas and external suppliers as required

  • Develops and continually strengthens pensions and benefits knowledge

  • Contributes to the development of the Consulting capability and collateral of the Consulting Solutions team

  • Effectively manages delivery of work to time, quality and budget

Your experience will include:

  • Defined benefits pension experience

  • Honours degree (2.1 or higher)

  • Excellent IT and organisational skills

  • Ability to work flexibly and able to work under pressure

  • Good communication skills

  • Proactive

  • Commercially aware

  • Works positively with colleagues and able to manage workflow

  • Good presentation skills (or ability to acquire such skills)

  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Part qualified PMI is desirable

  • Project management experience and knowledge is desirable

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday rising to 27 day's holiday with service, pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share plan schemes, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.

Required skills

  • pension
  • "employee benefits"
  • "defined benefit
  • "defined contribution"
  • " DB "
  • " DC "

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