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Buck Associate Consultant (Pensions) - Retirement Consulting in London, United Kingdom

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BUCK - A 102-year-old firm that is JUST GETTING STARTED.

Associate Consultant (Pensions / Benefits) – Retirement Consulting - London

At Buck, our people make the difference. Founded over 100 years ago, we help deliver on the promise of tomorrow...today. Our health, wealth, technology and consulting services allow us to deliver on the MANY needs of our clients by drawing on our strength, DIVERSITY, and experiences in creating outcomes.

This means we meet our clients where they are in the creation of their future while being respectfully bold in providing practical solutions to new realities. We honor our commitments and leave things better than when we started. We are a team of difference makers in global locations that have each other's backs working together as a team.

Associate Consultant (Pensions / Benefits) - Retirement Consulting

Buck is a premier, global integrated pensions and benefits consulting, administration, and technology services provider. We offer a world-class portfolio of benefits advisory, analytics, administration, engagement and communication solutions powered by best-in-class technology.

At Buck, we’re working to redefine the social contract, or two-way relationship, between you and your employees, to not only accommodate shifting expectations, but to stay ahead of them. We partner with forward-thinking organisations to re-envision the role of the employer and re-design how employees work and live.

The opportunity:

As the Associate Consultant, you will be working alongside our Senior Consultants supporting projects within Retirement Consulting team.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience of dealing with occupational pension schemes (DB, DC or CARE schemes), preferable but not necessarily in the same role.

The role would suit someone who has some experience of working within pensions administration who would like to transition into client facing pensions Consultant role.

Purpose of the role:

  • Providing support to Client Executives and working closely with the Client Executive support team;

  • Attendance at Trustee meetings with active participation and contribution when possible;

  • Providing support to trustee secretary including drafting of meeting minutes and action points lists, and producing meeting packs;

  • Supporting client team to manage workflow and maintain action logs;

  • Liaising with other departments and advisers to deliver high quality service to clients;

  • Look to build client relationships and become the “go to” person within the client team;

  • Support the client team in the preparation of Trustee Report and Accounts;

  • Keeping clients updated of latest legislative and industry developments;

  • Staying abreast of applicable regulatory bodies;

  • Adhering to Corporate Policies and Procedures (CCPs).

To be successful in this role:

  • Experience of Pensions Administration (Defined Benefit (DB), Defined Contribution (DC) or CARE schemes);

  • Willing to study, or be studying, towards APMI status;

  • Able to prioritise, organise and carry out tasks within deadlines;

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills;

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.

Why Buck:

As an established company with a start-up mentality we know that our employees are key to our success. We offer a comprehensive remuneration package while taking into consideration aspects such a flexible working and factors key to a good work life balance.

What we offer:

  • Highly competitive salary;

  • Minimum 25 days annual leave (excluding Bank holidays) with the option to purchase additional (10 days) or sell back (5 days);

  • Private Medical cover including partner / spouse and children;

  • Excellent Defined Contribution pension provisions;

  • Comprehensive Life Assurance coverage;

  • Company bonus scheme:

  • Interest free season ticket loan;

  • Gym subsidy

  • Additional flexible benefits Scheme to support you and your family in and out of work encompassing; Health & Wellbeing, Protection and Lifestyle covering; additional Life assurance, Travel insurance, Dental insurance, Medical Cash plan, Health screening, Critical Illness cover plus many more.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • High School or better

Experience

Required

  • 1-3 year: Pensions administration
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