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Pensions Technical Consultant

  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    09 Jul 2019
  • Job reference: 32426

Are you looking to work with like-minded individuals who want to provide the best service to clients? Are you wanting to gain chartered status and work in firm that appreciates the importance of work-life balance and flexibility?

My client is currently looking for a qualified Pensions Specialist to join their team as a Technical Consultant working in their compliance function in Manchester. The role provides clients with technical support on pensions, life, tax and trusts with a focus on pension support.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide telephone and email support to clients
  • Anticipate and assess the impact of forthcoming technical developments in order to ensure that the company's online technical guidance is up-to-date
  • Provide technical input on exam question banks, technical guides, product factsheets, suitability reports, exam workbooks and online technical guidance
  • Liaise with and provide assistance to other departments as necessary
  • Prepare and publish technical news articles including budget summaries
  • Maintain an audit trail of client interaction via Microsoft CRM
  • Occasionally present at seminar events and attend client visits as technical expert

Personal profile

  • A confident, self-motivated person with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality work standards
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills and be a team player
  • Excellent telephone manner and rapport building skills
  • Qualified to diploma standard (Level 4) and hold G60/AF3 or equivalent
  • Broad technical knowledge with recent experience of providing technical pensions support or working in another role that required analysis and explanation of advanced pensions knowledge to intermediaries
  • Well organised with a structured approach to work and an ability to juggle competing priorities
  • Comfortable with handling a wide range of technical enquiries of variable complexity

In reward for your efforts you will receive a basic salary of up to £45,000 dependent on experience as well as an impressive employee benefits package. You will also benefit from free parking and all support and guidance to get towards chartered status. The team work in a friendly office where they all support and guide each other with a social aspect to the role.

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