Associate Pensions Consultant
- Closing date
- 21 Mar 2023
- Banking and finance, Pensions
- Contract Type
- Full Time
- Part qual (1-10 exams), Analyst, Consultant, Technician
Associate Pensions Consultant – Specialist Teams (UK - Nationwide)
Do you have a background in the pensions industry and are looking to specialise further? Are you looking to work with market leaders on wide-ranging projects and clients? We may have the role for you!
Aon is recruiting for an Associate Pensions Consultant to join one of our market leading specialist consulting teams (part of our broader UK Retirement Consulting business). You could be based in any the following UK offices (Birmingham, Bristol, Epsom, Farnborough, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, St. Albans), with a mix of home and office working.
We will offer you a competitive total rewards package, provide you with comprehensive study support for professional exams, formal education & structured training and the potential to advance within a growing worldwide organisation.
We’re also happy to talk flexible working - if you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies, including part-time opportunities, and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.
Aon is in the business of better decisions
At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.
As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.
What the day will look like
We are hiring for several roles, but common responsibilities may include:
- Building strong relationships with each client, their administrators, and other stakeholders alongside ongoing client teams. Developing client action plans and ensuring timely and efficient project management of these. Using knowledge of pension practices to help design and implement efficient processes including taking ownership to improve parts of standard processes. Taking ownership of data issues including advising on appropriate formatting and transfer of data between parties. Using technical knowledge to carry out client specific calculations. Producing and delivering clear and accurate internal and client correspondence, reports, papers, presentations etc.
How this opportunity is different
Aon is a recognised market leader on Risk Settlement, GMP Equalisation and Member Options. You would be working from day one in one of these specialist teams and you will have the opportunity to become an expert in a thriving area of the industry and develop long lasting and transferable skills.
We can also help shape a role for you that meets your skills and interests. You will have the opportunity to select the specialism of your choice and focus on the right area for you, such as project management, process development, technical calculations and advice or a combination of these areas. Alternatively, you may wish to spend part of your time in our day-to-day consulting team, supporting our Scheme Actuaries or Corporate Pension Consultants.
Skills and experience that will lead to success
We are hiring for a range of roles where individuals may have previous experience in pensions administration, project management, actuarial pension consultancy, insurance in pensions or working as an IFA. Key skills will include:
- Relevant industry knowledge and/or consulting knowledge. Good understanding of defined benefit pensions or a willingness to learn. Good knowledge of Aon’s products, people and tools or a willingness to learn. Ability to deliver effective client service to multiple clients within agreed financial and time budgets. Experience/track record in relationship management and/or project management and/or technical analysis. You may be part or fully qualified in a relevant Professional qualification (e.g., APMI, FIA etc.) although this is not a requirement.
How we support our colleagues
In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!
Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.
We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com
Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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